RF Communications Technician 4

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 has an opening for a Field Technician to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

Essential Functions:

  • Installs, operates, maintains, repairs, and modifies communications equipment.
  • Performs a variety of maintenance and technical support on equipment, integrated systems and subsystems, and software at customer and/or field locations.
  • Analyzes and evaluates products and related performance.
  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses malfunctions to eliminate problems in minimum time.
  • Installs, upgrades, and removes products ensuring coordinative engineering field change.
  • Maintains effective customer communications and relations. May provide onsite training of customer support personnel.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

Basic Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent and 6 years of technician experience
  • Experience operating and troubleshooting Radio Frequency (RF) Satellite Communications (SATCOM) equipment
  • Familiarity of LOS and BLOS communications systems
  • Ability to understand engineering drawings and documentation
  • An active in-scope DoD Top Secret clearance with ability to obtain program access

Preferred Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent and 8 years of technician experience
  • Past deployment experience
  • Experience operating and troubleshooting Radio Frequency (RF) Satellite Communications (SATCOM) equipment
  • Familiarity of LOS and BLOS communications systems
  • Certified Electronics Technician
  • Ability to understand engineering drawings and documentation
  • Excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
  • An active in-scope DoD Top Secret/SCI clearance with Program Access

    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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