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Northrop Grumman Electronic Technician 3 - Space/Satellite Systems in Dulles, Virginia

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today!

We have an opening for an Electronic Technician to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in the Tactical Space organization. This position will be located in Dulles, VA .

To be successful in this role you should have excellent understanding of electronical theory, schematics, and mechanical diagrams. You should also possess the ability to assemble fine electronics. The ability to run wiring and cabling through metal chassis' and rack assemblies are extremely necessary. Custom fabrication is a plus such as drilling holes and cutting metal by hand using the right tools. You must also have ample experience using computer programs such as Word, Excel, Visio or other CAD software.

The primary responsibilities of this role will be to efficiently build, assemble, and wire electronic fixtures of all types including building custom harnesses/cables as well as to complete all training assigned as required and in a timely manner.




Space System



Basic Qualifications:

An AA or other 2 year technical degree in a related discipline and 1 year of experience

Experience using Word, Excel, Visio or other CAD software

Experience understanding electrical schematics and mechanical diagrams

Experience building harness assemblies and/or rack assemblies

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with custom fabrication such as drilling holes and cutting metal manually

The Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Division is a strategic partner specializing in commercial and classified partnerships with the design, delivery, operation and sustainment of satellites and human spacecraft. We support science and space exploration through our various partnerships, including NASA's Artemis program with the goal to return humans to the Moon in 2024 and the TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) program that has discovered more than twenty confirmed plants. Recognized as an industry leader, we also develop highly specialized space and satellite components.

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:


Dental & Vision coverage


Educational Assistance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

Paid Time Off

Health & Wellness Resources

Employee Discounts

Flexible Schedules (For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work)

For more details please visit our total rewards site or chat with one of our recruiters to learn more.


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

Job Category : Technical Support