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Northrop Grumman Lab Product Testing / Development Technician (TS/SCI Poly) in Chantilly, Virginia

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.

Are you interested in defining possible and being a part of something that is performed only by a very small, select group of people? Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Lab Product Testing and Development Technician to join their team in Chantilly, VA.

While working in a lab can at times be routine, it can also often be quite challenging, requiring quick reaction for selection, testing, and training on a variety of customer products in order to meet deployment deadlines. However, the knowledge gained and job satisfaction can be extremely rewarding for someone who has the desire to acquire the necessary expertise in a field that can offer a unique hands-on experience.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work in a chemical laboratory environment collaborating with other members of a customer team to leverage old and new technologies in innovative ways to produce proprietary products that can be distributed worldwide.

  • Interact with other team members, customers, outside contractors and agencies to test, develop, train, demo, and deploy products that are both unique and traditional in a challenging world.


Basic Qualifications:

  • An active TS/SCI with active Polygraph.

  • BS degree in Chemistry with an emphasis on organic chemistry with 2 years or 0 Years with a Master's degree. 4 additional years of experience required in lieu of a degree.

  • Comfortable with chemistry lab working environment to perform product familiarization/testing.

  • Intermediate to strong computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Able to work independently without supervision.

  • Comfortable providing detailed instruction/demos/training to individuals/groups typically ranging from one to ten at a time.

  • Willing/able to travel locally/domestically for program related discussions with outside contractors/offices.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Willing/able to accommodate fast-breaking/time dependent requirements.

  • Some chemical analytical skills.

  • Familiarization/knowledge related to paper manufacturing/coating/tableting techniques/methods.

  • Some familiarization with traditional/digital photographic methods.

  • Software programming skills

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.

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