Electronics Technician

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Electronics Technician to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The Foreign Weapon Systems branch goals include the characterization, analysis, testing, and ultimate defeat of all types of threat weapons systems including foreign missiles and radars. This group concentrates primarily on electrical, sensor, optical, and firmware aspects of the systems, but will engage any part of the system that advances our goals. This is hands-on work involving actual threat weapon hardware. Our team develops equipment to control and test these threats in a Hardware-in-the-Loop environment. We also specialize in the development of countermeasure concepts and equipment.

The Electronics Technician will be instrumental in the repair of seeker optical-mechanical assemblies, radars, and other electronics, as well as production of specialized test equipment. This includes assembly, setup, calibration, testing and troubleshooting of circuits, components, mechanical assemblies, and products. The position will require hands-on work involving small and delicate components. This position involves hand-soldering of surface-mount and through-hole components. Consistent exercise of discretion and judgment in work performance is required. Candidates should have experience with board level circuit assembly, cable harnesses, electromechanical assemblies, and use of basic electrical test equipment. Some travel for field test events will be required.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a learning environment that encourages leadership and technical growth.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess at least a high school diploma
  • Candidate must have 2 years experience in electrical/electronics assembly or test
  • Candidate will be required to demonstrate past experience in designing and building hardware to meet challenging technical requirements
  • Candidate must demonstrate the ability to interpret schematic drawings and other manufacturing documentation
  • Candidates will have experience in troubleshooting of complex devices or systems using standard test equipment
  • Candidate must have computer skills associated with design and assembly tasks including proficiency in using corporate manufacturing data systems, creating documents and spreadsheets for manufacturing information such as work instructions, parts lists, inventory reports, etc.
  • Position requires candidates to be capable of performing in a collaborative engineering environment working closely with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Candidate must have demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environment
  • Candidates must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area

Other Qualifications

Preference shown to candidates who possess an Associate’s Degree in a technical field.

Preference shown to candidates who have experience and/or working knowledge of foreign or domestic missile hardware.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Final Top Secret Clearance.

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