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Northrop Grumman Electronics Test Technician in Sykesville, Maryland

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 Mission Systems is seeking an Electronics Test Technician to join our Sykesville, Maryland team. In the Mission Systems sector, you'll join our experts in developing systems and solutions that keep our world safe. The candidate must be able to apply electronics principles in the fabrication, test, and troubleshooting of complete components, assemblies, devices, circuits, and systems.

The Test Technician will perform acceptance test procedures that verify equipment function. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Determining the methods and techniques for effectively monitoring various tests and measuring electrical performance on complex systems

  • Selection, set up, calibration and operation of complex and special equipment and facilities over a broad spectrum of technologies

  • Verification and validation of product and paperwork configuration, test processes and test equipment/setup configuration and calibration

  • Measuring, collecting and recording of electrical performance data including analysis and evaluation of the data, experimental models, resultant data, etc. that verifies the reliability and validity of the desired function; preparing accurate and complete test reports of all recorded data

  • Programming and verification of devices

  • Troubleshooting of systems, devices, processes and/or test set-ups to locate and repair defective areas

  • Assisting engineers in creating designs and/or developing circuits, processes and operations that assure proper function of product and test equipment per design specifications by working from general block diagrams, rough outlines of basic circuits, oral instructions, schematics, etc; making necessary calculations to obtain or compare data as required

  • Developing, constructing and testing highly complex components, assemblies, devices, circuits and systems; developing and constructing experimental and prototype devices, models and systems working from very general information; performing repairs and calibrations as necessary

  • Performing initial procedural tests on new and/or changed equipment; making modifications/calibrations as required to achieve desired results

  • Must be capable of readily adapting to changing assignments and requirements

  • Development of processes, test specifications and revision notices

  • Performing integration of software and hardware through debugging, writing code and modifying systems; performing maintenance and integration of peripherals and networks

The chosen candidate must be able to work any shift - 1st, 2nd, or 3rd.



Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED with an additional 6 years of relevant education and/or experience

  • Experience with fabrication and test of complex components, assemblies, devices, circuits and systems

  • Must have knowledge of electronics principles

  • Must successfully pass pre-employment skills assessment-

  • Must have a current active DoD Secret Security Clearance. Current Clearance must have been updated (periodic re-investigation) within the last 5 years.

  • Must be able to work any shift - 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a two year, full time electronic technology school OR six months military electronics school plus two years working in the maintenance and repair of electro-mechanical equipment

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 : Mission and Quality Assurance