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Northrop Grumman

Engineering Technician 2 or Engineering Technician 3

Santa Rosa, CA

Requisition ID: R10156296
Category: Technical Support
Location: Santa Rosa, California, United States of America
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: Any (United States of America)
Travel Required: No
Positions Available: 1
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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. There is currently an opening for an
Engineering Technician 2 or Engineering Technician 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position falls under one of Northrop Grumman's Small Business Units, Sonoma Photonics, Inc. and will be located in Santa Rosa, CA.

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Roles and Responsibilities: Perform optical coating tolerance, analysis and process engineering of optics for projects related to optical technologies. Apply new techniques and coatings to meet product needs. Individually contribute to product development or program completion. Duties & tasks are varied but standardized. The successful candidate can expect to receive technical guidance from engineers, senior engineers, program managers, and supervisory review on proposed plans.
Work will be conducted in both an office and lab/mfg environment with various temperatures and possible exposure to chemicals. US Citizenship required in support of security clearance requirements.
This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.
Basic Qualifications:

Engineering Technician 2: Associate degree or other 2-year technical degree in related discipline and a minimum of 2 years of related experience or additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of education.

* Engineering Technician 3: Associate degree or other 2-year technical degree in related discipline and a minimum of 5 years of related experience or additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of education.

* Familiarity with thin film optical materials and thin film characterization techniques.

* Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.

* Experience with statistical methods and analysis.

* Proficient with Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

* Excellent organizational skills.

* Candidate must be able to work a flexible shift.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with optical thin films; thin film modeling software (TFCalc, Optilayer, etc.)

* Active DoD Secret clearance

Salary Range: $53,000 - $88,300
Salary Range 2: *$62,900 - $104,900
The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

Client-provided location(s): Santa Rosa, CA, USA
Job ID: NorthropGrumman-R10156296
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • On-Site Gym
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • Adoption Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Four-Day Work Week
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Sabbatical
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
    • Profit Sharing
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Woman founded/led

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