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Test Technician

Mercury Systems Oxnard, CA
  • Posted: November 07, 2018
  • Full-Time

In this role:
Performs a variety of non-routine tasks to ensure production quality standards are met. Performs set-ups, calibration, testing, tuning and troubleshooting of micro-strip circuits, components, instruments, and mechanical assemblies, to ensure unit functions according to specifications.
Technicians perform very detailed technician functions associated with back-end manufacturing to produce mission critical products and devices. Attention to detail, excellent hand-eye coordination and excellent hand dexterity is essential to operate tools and equipment to perform functions such as testing, tuning, troubleshooting and repairing millimeter and microwave frequency components.
You are responsible for:
* Preferred experience in tuning RF thin film circuits
* Experience in launching and testing circuits in fixtures to specifications.
* Experience biasing FETs' and/or transistors.
* Test and tune standard catalog amplifiers from 10MHz to 18GHz.
* Participates in continuous improvement and team building activities. Maintains productive working relationships with all team members.
* Experience applying RF fundamentals including but not limited to;
RF Gain, Gain Flatness, Gain Matching Return Loss P1 dB Compression, phase/phase tracking.
* Proficient in RF theory and principals.
* Experience in testing for gain, gain flatness, noise figure, VSWR, P1dB, IP3 and phase.
* Experience in the calibration of test equipment.
* Experience in tuning and troubleshooting with some assistance.
* Proficient in operating test equipment like DC power supplies, RF signal generators, scalar and network analyzers.
* Understand DC theory (Ohm's Law)
* Follow ESD procedures.
* Ability to interpret pass/fail data.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:
* High School Diploma required. AS degree preferred.
* Position requires a minimum of 3 years relevant experience.
* Ability to use computers (Microsoft Office Suite).
* Ability to clearly communicate in written and spoken English.
Why should you join Mercury Systems?
Mercury Systems is leading Commercial Provider of secure sensor and mission processing subsystems. We are pioneering a next generation defense electronics business model specifically designed to meet the current industry's current and emerging technology needs. The size and makeup of our organization enable forward thinking, entrepreneurial professionals thrive and prosper.
Our Culture
We are committed to making Mercury a great place to work, no matter where our employees are located. We offer a casual and enjoyable atmosphere that allows employees to learn and grow. We help and care for one another and work as one to achieve results for us and for our customers. We value communication and transparency, and strive to foster two-way dialogue at all levels of the organization. We are committed to lifelong learning, offering comprehensive skills training and tuition reimbursement. Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or you are an experienced professional, it's important to us that you feel recognized and rewarded for your contributions.
To find out more about what it's like working at Mercury, visit the Mercury Community or find answers to general questions at Mercury FAQs
Mercury Systems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.
As an equal opportunity employer, Mercury Systems is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
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Mercury Systems


Oxnard, CA
93032 USA

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