Electronic Test Technician 2 / 2nd Shift

Northrop Grumman Amherst Systems is seeking a Test Technician that has experience in testing and troubleshooting electronic systems. The selected candidate will perform 2nd shift test activities for components of Electronic Warfare simulation systems. Candidates will also perform assembly duties as required for workflow.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Test and troubleshoot RF products including RF Microelectronic, RF amplifiers, switches, mixers, etc.
  • Test and troubleshoot digital circuit cards.
  • Analyze equipment operating characteristics to isolate malfunctions in products and integrated test systems.
  • Diagnose non-conformances using schematics, wiring diagrams, source control drawings and other test procedures and equipment.
  • Remove, replace and/or repair problem components to resolve system issues as required.
  • Perform RF tuning on microelectronics, which requires working under a microscope for much of work day.
  • Perform maintenance or calibration on test equipment.
  • Record and ensure validity of entries into data collection and test systems.
  • Interpret and recommend corrective action to test findings.
  • Execute proper documentation of actions performed in applicable forms.
  • Assist in the writing or modification of test procedures.
  • Perform a variety of tasks ranging from repetitive to non-repetitive production assembly operations on electronic and/or mechanical assemblies and subassemblies.
  • Ability to learn tasks under microscope on very small assemblies with outstanding manual dexterity and precision.
  • Assist other functional team members with any associated tasks.
Basic Qualifications:
  • 2years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree in an electronics field of study.
  • Hands-on use/experience withdrawings, wire lists, source control drawings, or test procedures
  • Experience in the testing and troubleshooting of electronic assemblies
  • Ability to work overtime during spikes in work load
  • Ability to perform primary testing duties during 2nd shift with the flexibility to work 1st shift for training or as business needs dictate.
  • U.S. citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience performing testing of RF components and preparing test reports
  • Experience in working with test equipment such as spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, and network analyzers.
  • Experience interfacing with engineering teams.
  • Experience with soldering and electronics assembly processes.
  • Experience testing microelectronic components and performing tuning under a microscope.
  • Working knowledge of defense electronics, with a preference to EW systems.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working in a performance based and metrics driven culture.

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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