Electronics Technician & PCB Designer - 33596 in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 8/7/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Alion Science and Technology is seeking a senior electronics technician to join our National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC) support team to support efforts with electronics analysis and digital device capture. Prospective candidates must be able to work well in a team environment and independently under general supervision.

In this position you will be supporting the Foreign Materiel Exploitation (FME) Squadron of the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC). The mission objective is to help U.S. warfighters maintain their competitive edge by enabling the execution of timely exploitation of foreign aerospace and electronic systems for FME’s Global Exploitation Intelligence Group. The majority of the work is performed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) in Dayton.  To find out more about this exciting mission read NASIC's Acquire, Assess, Exploit article.

Required Skills:

  • The ideal candidate should have experience in the basic design of printed circuit boards (PCBs), populating / depopulating PCBs, and moving data on / off digital devices; experience should include many of the following skills:
  • Hardware Domain Knowledge (RF, EW, RADAR, etc.)
  • Experience with assembling and disassembling hardware systems, equipment, and associated components
  • Training or experience in Digital and Analog PCB layout.  
  • Experience or training in PCB manufacturing.   Experience utilizing either Verilog and/or VHDL
  • Experience with data collection, data analysis, signal processing, and circuit design
  • Ability to create and correct schematics with design engineering input  
  • Experience with software defined radio, micro controllers, and interfacing
  • Experience with board or system level debug
  • Ability to use multi-meters, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, o-scopes, logic analyzers to test and troubleshoot electronic hardware. 
  • Strong documentation and writing skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products.

Additional Skills That Would Be a Plus:

  • Previous software reverse engineer experience.
  • Electronic Circuit level design(analog and digital)
  • Electronic systems test and evaluation experience.
  • Knowledge of IPC standards as relate to PCB design, fabrication and assembly
  • Knowledge of computer programming, design software, and system design
  • Experience with software debuggers, decompilers, disassemblers, and software reverse engineering tools such as IDAPro and Ghidra.
  • Adequate knowledge of reading schematics and component and microprocessor data sheets is desirable.

Required Education/Experience:

Prospective candidates should have an associate electronics technology or engineering degree with 10+ years’ experience.

Security Clearance:

Candidates must be a US Citizen, hold an active Secret Clearance, and be eligible for an SCI and additional clearances commensurate to their involvement with the USG.


Security Clearance: None

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