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Northrop Grumman Field Technician 4 - Rolling Meadows, IL (Secret clearance) in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a skilled Field Technician to maintain our Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulator (CEESIM) Electronic Warfare product line in Rolling Meadows, IL. The Field Technician installs, operates, maintains, repairs and modifies equipment. Performs a variety of maintenance and technical support on products such as 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 problem 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 successful candidate will have a background in the operation and maintenance of RADAR, or Electronic Warfare (EW) systems, or commercial digital and RF equipment, or other electronics background, and will have experience testing, troubleshooting and performing repairs with minimal supervision. Knowledge in the proper usage of RF/Digital test equipment such as a multi-meter, oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, and power meter is desired.

This is a 3rd shift position.



Basic Qualifications:

  • 6 years of relevant experience; or an Associate's degree in a technical field plus 4 years of relevant experience; or U.S. military electronic school in electronic warfare and/or radar plus 4 years of relevant experience.

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally.

  • Ability to change physical locations based upon need.

  • Ability to frequently move and position objects weighing 50 lbs.

  • Ability to apply technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts.

  • Current, active Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Top Secret clearance

  • Associate's degree in a technical field

  • Experience in one of the following areas: Windows Administration, Linux Administration, or Storage Area Networks

  • Working knowledge of IP address/Networking theory including common command line tools and commonly used ports to troubleshot and test network/connectivity issues

  • U.S. military electronic school in electronic warfare and/or radar

  • Electronic Warfare and/or RF experience

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