• Microelectronics Test Technician

    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/15/2018 10:54 AM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    Secret, obtainable within 24 months
    Technicians/Technical Support
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Associate's degree in related discipline or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience




    Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred at time of hire. Candidates must be able to obtain a Secret clearance within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.


    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Microelectronics Test Technician.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.



    The Microelectronics Test Technician will primarily perform testing on small microelectronic hardware (MCM / Hybrid assemblies). This technician will perform RF alignment on hybrid circuits, designed to operate between 8 to 60 GHz, along with. Tasks would include:

    • Working in a clean room environment
    • Work under a microscope to perform RF alignment and assembly test
    • Troubleshooting performance and functional technical issues
    • Develop and prepare test procedures
    • Applying product specifications to test documentation.
    • Complete test equipment calibration and maintenance schedule
    • Setup manual tests when requested by test engineering
    • Operate test equipment (spectrum analyzer, logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, and signal generators)
    • Report preparation and documentation of technical issues. 



    Prefer 3+ years of experience working with microelectronics hardware, including experience in MCM / Hybrid RF alignment and test. Candidate requires the following skills:

    • Able to interpret complex engineering drawings, diagrams and schematics and the necessary interfaces
    • Able to setup and run special tests (manual tests) for engineering
    • Able to work in a clean room environment and follow all rules and guidelines with hardware handling
    • Capable of working under a microscope to perform RF alignment on MCM / hybrid assemblies
    • Capable to perform problem troubleshooting and data analysis
    • Able to work with ESD sensitive hardware and understand safe handling procedures
    • Demonstrate skills to take the initiative to complete actions
    • Manage time effectively in order to support multiple projects throughout the work day
    • Work successfully with associates in other departments and understand cross-functional relationships.

    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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