Sensors & Systems Tech (Cert)

    • Baltimore, MD

Perform a variety of simple to complex tasks involving testing, operating, trouble-shooting, calibrating, constructing, repairing and assembly over a broad spectrum of technologies, utilizing manual and automatic equipment. Utilize and create repair techniques, assembly techniques and procedures. Other tasks to be performed include: collecting, recording, analyzing and evaluating data and recommending changes in processing operations and equipment as appropriate.

  • Implement the standards contained in the Northrop Grumman "Standards of Business Conduct and Defense Industry Initiatives." Insure that all employees reporting to this position have been informed about the standards and related policies, and enforce them within this supervised activity.
  • Devise, develop, test, analyze and construct, or have constructed or modified, complex components, assemblies, devices, circuits and systems. Plan, layout, develop, fabricate and construct experimental and prototype devices, models and systems working from very general and incomplete information. Perform repairs and calibrations as necessary.
  • Determine methods and techniques for effectively monitoring various tests on complex systems. Collect, measure, record, analyze and evaluate data, experimental models, resultant data, etc. in terms of its reliability, validity, and desired function. Perform initial procedural tests on new and/or changed equipment; make modifications/calibrations as required. Record, analyze and support reporting efforts and specifications in required format and recommend changes to achieve desired results.
  • Assist engineers in creating designs, design changes and/or developing circuits, processes and operations to assure they function per design specifications working from general block diagrams, rough outlines of basic circuits, oral instructions and the like. Make necessary calculations to obtain or compare data as required.
  • T roubleshoot systems, devices, processes and/or test set-ups to locate and repair defective area(s).
  • As required, contact outside suppliers, manufacturers' representatives, etc. about new equipment, equipment to be repaired/modified/updated, data sheets, manufacturers' manuals, and the like to discuss and/or research applications, hazardous propterties, limitations and/or other pertinent, relevant topics. Recommend the disposition and/or purchase of materials and equipment for evaluation and plant use.
  • Select, setup and operate complex and special facilities and equipment over a broad spectrum of technologies.
  • Prepare process and test specifications, revision notices and laboratory reports as required.
  • Perform integration of software and hardware through debugging, writing code and modifying systems. Perform maintenance and integration of peripherals and networks. Write users manuals and operate computer systems.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.

    This is an IBEW union represented position.


    Basic Qualifications:
    • High School Graduate or recognized equivalent.
    • Minimum three (3) years of experience as electronics technician or equivalent combination of education (minimum of 12 semester credits in electronics or related field), training and manufacturing experience.
    • Must have extensive knowledge of electronics principles; a high degree of skill in fabrication and test of complex components, assemblies, devices, circuits and systems
    • Be capable of readily adapting to changing assignments and requirements
    • Be capable of meeting 09 solder certification and successfully passing pre-employment skills screening
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    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 most positions.

    A leading global security company, Northrop Grumman provides innovative products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber security, and complex logistics to government and commercial clients.

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