Electronic Technician 2San Diego, CA

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for an Electronic Technician 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Test and Evaluation Organization. This position will be located in San Diego, CA .

In this role you will be using detailed engineering drawings to fabricate and repair complex cables and wire harnesses, construct server racks and build various test equipment. The selected candidate will also implement engineering changes to systems as required and work closely with Engineers to maintain a System Integration Laboratory (SIL) environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • 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.

  • Utilizes routine development or diagnostic equipment including oscilloscope, DVM, signal generators and similar test apparatus.

  • Normally assigned in area such as development, engineering, test equipment design, or the like.

  • Performs routine operational tests and fault isolation on development systems and equipment to ensure conformance with design specifications.

We offer flexible work arrangements, 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 2 years additional education and/or related Electrical experience in a trade school or military technical school

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD SECRET Clearance within a reasonable amount of time for business needs

  • Some exposure to using test equipment such as oscilloscopes, digital volt meters (DVM)

  • Applicant must be able to pass in-house solder and cable crimp and harness classes

  • Applicant must be able to read and understand basic wiring schematics

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DOD SECRET or TOP SECRET Clearance adjudicated within the last 5 years

  • Familiarity with wire harness fabrication and use of the hand tools required

Salary Range: $53,000 - $88,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.