Electronic Technician 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is looking for an Electronic Technician 1 to join our team. This position will be based in Manhattan Beach, CA.

Under close supervision, this person will perform routine technical functions related to the support of development engineering activities such as design, test, checkout, fabrication, modification, and assembly of electronics and Electro-mechanical systems, experimental design circuitry, prototype models or specialized test equipment. Applications may include RF, analog, digital and/or video type circuits and logic systems. Guidance is readily available from superiors. Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform routine testing, checkout, troubleshooting, prototype building, environmental testing, and simple developmental engineering tasks. Performs routine operational tests and fault isolation on development systems and equipment to ensure conformance with design specifications. Diagnoses and isolates malfunctions down to component level. Conducts defined engineering tests and collects data as assigned. Utilizes routine development or diagnostic equipment including oscilloscope, VOM, DVM, signal generators and similar test apparatus. Normally assigned in area such as development, engineering, test equipment design, or the like. Entry Level. Excludes trainees with no academic preparation or experience.

This is an entry level position and will provide significant opportunities to learn a variety of test equipment under the guidance of senior test staff and peers. The work will be performed in a laboratory environment and the candidate will be trained on cleanroom practices, working with ESD and FOD sensitive hardware, and general manufacturing and test practices for space electronics. Seeking a candidate willing to invest time in learning about manufacturing, test, and many specialized industry specific skills such as tuning of RF modules. This opportunity is the base for a high potential career in manufacturing test for a candidate willing to learn.

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Basic Qualifications:
AA degree or other 2 year technical degree in a related discipline and 0+ years of experience
U.S. citizen

Preferred Qualifications:
Associates degree or higher in Electronics or equivalent work experience with a focus on RF and Digital Electronics. Experience troubleshooting and problem solving with support test equipment such as oscilloscopes and signal analyzers. Basic understanding of RF and wireless communication systems and test equipment highly desired.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.${descr2}${descr3}


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