Test Technician

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

DiversityWorking Sykesville, MD

Company
DiversityWorking
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
7283820
Location
Sykesville, MD
Job Type
Regular
AJE Ref #
576149847

JOB DESCRIPTION

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* Test Technician
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* Requisition ID:
16020467
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* Location\(s\):
United States\-Maryland\-Sykesville
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* US Citizenship Required for this Position:
Yes
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* Relocation Assistance:
No relocation assistance available
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* Travel:
Yes, 25 % of the Time
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* Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Test Technician to join our Sykesville, MD 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, the following:
+ 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; prepare 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 areasThe Test Technician will support or lead engineering efforts including:
+ 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+ Development of processes, test specifications and revision notices+ Performing integration of software and hardware through debugging, writing code and modifying systems\. Perform maintenance and integration of peripherals and networks\. Write users manuals and operate computer systemsDuties will be performed onsite or in the field as required\.The preferred candidate will have experience in the defense industry performing functional and operational acceptance testing of complex electronic equipment, and systems, ranging from low signal to high power - this includes experience with dielectric strength and insulation resistance testing\. The preferred candidate will also have a proficiency in using a broad range of measuring and monitoring equipment \(oscilloscopes, function and waveform generators, power supplies and meters, current sensors and probes, etc\.\) to both perform the tests and to troubleshoot down to the component level\.Basic Qualifications:
+ 6 years of relevant experience; or an Associate of Science degree \(or Technical degree\) in electronic technology plus 2 years of relevant experience\. Six months of military electronics school may be considered in lieu of a 2 year degree\. Relevant experience includes experience as described above\.+ Ability to accept short term field assignments up to 90 days and up to 25% travel\.+ Ability to successfully pass '09' solder certification test and pre\-employment skills screening evaluation\.+ Ability to work independently and with personnel of multiple disciplines and functions to achieve job objectives\.+ Ability to change physical locations based upon need\.+ Ability to be subject to a variety of physical conditions\.+ Ability to be subject to areas which could cause various phobias due to height or close spaces\.+ Ability to be subject to both external and internal environmental conditions\.+ U\.S\. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense \(DoD\) Secret clearance\.
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* + Proficiency using measuring and monitoring equipment such as oscilloscopes, function and waveform generators, power supplies and meters, current sensors and probes\.+ Proficiency with LABVIEW & CableScan applications+ Experience with SAP application including workflow, signoff and documentation+ Experience with continuous improvement and process improvement principles+ Proficiency with Microsoft Office applicationsNorthrop 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 www\.northropgrumman\.com/EEO \. U\.S\. Citizenship is required for most positions\.
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* _Test Technician_
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* Requisition ID:

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* _16020467_ .