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Northrop Grumman Electronic Test Technician 3 ( TS, SCI, OR SSBI ) in Redondo Beach, California

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 Strategic Space Systems Division is seeking a highly qualified, mission oriented Electronic Technician 3 located in Redondo Beach with responsibilities including but not limited to the following:


Under close supervision, performs routine technical functions related to the support of development engineering activities such as design, test, checkout, fabrication, modification, and assembly of electronics and Electro-mechanical systems, experimental design circuitry, prototype models or specialized test equipment. Applications may include analog, digital and/or video type circuits and logic systems. Guidance is readily available from superiors. Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform routine testing, checkout, troubleshooting, prototype building, environmental testing, and simple developmental engineering tasks. Performs routine operational tests and fault isolation on development systems and equipment to ensure conformance with design specifications. Diagnoses and isolates malfunctions down to component level. Conducts defined engineering tests and collects data as assigned. Utilizes routine development or diagnostic equipment including oscilloscope, VOM, DVM, signal generators and similar test apparatus. Normally assigned in area such as development, engineering, test equipment design, or the like. Excludes those assigned to production test activities.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D) plus 4years of technician experience.

  • Experience interpreting one or more of the following: technical drawings, diagrams, instructions, or schematics.

  • Candidate must have and be able to maintain an active U.S. Government security clearance at the Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years, OR must have and be able to maintain an active U.S. Government SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within the last 5 years.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree or other 2 year technical degree (including military technical training) in related discipline and 3 years of experience in electronic manufacturing, System Integration Laboratory (SIL) support / lab operations or integration & test

  • Be able to support multiple shifts.

  • Be an experienced Electronics Technician possessing: -Good soldering skills -Wire harness assembly skills -Mechanical assembly skills -Electronic PCB experience

  • Experience using very basic electronic test equipment

  • Be an experienced Electronics Technician possessing;

  • Good soldering skills

  • Wire harness assembly skills

  • Mechanical assembly skills

  • Electronic PCB experience

  • Knowledge of production processes and understanding of the importance of schedule

  • Experience using very basic electronic test equipment

  • Experience with RF testing including familiarity with Network Analyzer's and RF power meters

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