Electronic Technician 3

    • Melbourne, FL

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 are making history. Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening foran Electronic Technician 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne Florida. Essential Functions: - Under close supervision, performs 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 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 oscilloscopBasic Qualifications: Must have 4+ years of laboratory or applicable DoD Industry experience such as using hand tools, soldering, testing equipment, prototype building / testing, working with various circuits and/or fabrications, etc. - An active in-scope DoD Secret SecurityClearance that has been granted / renewed within the past 5 years - Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance (TS/SCI) and Special Program Access - High School Diploma and/or GED from an accreditedinstitution Preferred Qualifications: - Associate's degree from an accredited university with 1+ year of laboratory or defense industry technician experience - A current DoD Top Secret/SCI level security clearance, to include aSingle Scope Background Investigation, a periodicreinvestigation, or anoriginal adjudication date completed within the last 6 years - Experienced with testing and troubleshooting within a system environment, familiarity with the operation, and maintenance of military aircraft electronics involving communication systems, avionics, navigation, and related sensor systems a plus - Demonstrated good soldering and crimp skills, able to fabricate cables and harnesses against engineering drawings and parts lists - Possessing solder & crimp certifications a plus - Familiarity with testing & troubleshooting using appropriate test equipment in a system environment incorporating various data interfaces such as Ethernet, 1553, ARINC, RS-488, 232, etc. a plus - Proficiency with hand tools and small power tools - Work reflects highest level of quality toward best commercial and or MIL Std. practices and standards - Proficiency with MS Office, Visio and or Autodesk AutoCAD or related CAD programs 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 ide


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