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Northrop Grumman Engineering Technician 4 - RF and Antenna Test in Gilbert, Arizona

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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently seeking an experienced Engineering Technician 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located in Gilbert, Arizona.

Provides technical support to engineers on a variety of technical tasks. Gathers, maintains, formats, compiles, and manipulates technical data, such as laboratory or material test results and engineering design changes. Produces engineering documentation, reports, drawings (flow charts, block diagrams, and schematics). Performs detailed mathematical calculations using established formulas; preliminary analyses of data where guidelines are provided in such areas as trajectory adequacy, model dimensional consistency; and quantitative judgments concerning technical data. Uses personal computer in performance of analyses and development of documentation/reports. May conduct tests and record data to assist with engineering evaluation or analysis.

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aerospace that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Systems has an opening for an Engineering Technician to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Gilbert, Az. You'll be performing RF Rack and EGSE support, RF group test and training support to colleagues and program personnel.


  • Support RF Rack Electrical Ground Support Equipment with respect to functionality, program configuration needs, security updates, and maintenance.

  • Maintain configuration management of the RF Rack software, including configuration files

  • Support and train Integration and Test engineers on the functionality and operation of the RF Rack

  • Troubleshoot, and maintain test equipment

  • Assist with RF EGSE piece part inventory and tracking

  • Help maintain calibration of test equipment

  • Ability to work multiple shifts (day shift being standard)


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and minimum of 6+ years of relevant experience

  • US Citizen

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD TS/SCI clearance

  • Ability to use standard tools and shop equipment

  • Works well in a team environment

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Organized and good attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

• Previous electronics or RF work experience

• Aerospace, manufacturing or military experience

• Computer skills / Microsoft applications (such as Word, Excel, Access and Outlook)

• Knowledge of RF cable safe handling practices

• Willingness to learn how to perform software OS updates, software configuration management, and some Python or other scripting language

• Knowledge or experience working with the Air Force Satellite Control Network

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