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RF Test Technician

Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide.

Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A.

which employs more than 47,000 people worldwide.

We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance.

For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at


DRS Signal Solutions, Inc.

specializes in communications-surveillance products that meld both RF and DSP technologies and is a leading worldwide supplier of high-quality signal-intercept equipment.

We provide creative RF solutions to the Department of Defense and prime contractors.

The facility designs and manufactures HF, VHF, and SHF tuners and receivers, demodulators, direction finders and wireless intercept solutions.


Job Location: Germantown, MD


Job Title:  RF Test Technician IV


Position Summary

RF Test Technician will support our design and manufacturing efforts.

Will utilize excellent computer skills and knowledge of RF/Digital circuits to setup, test, troubleshoot and repair circuit card assemblies to component level.


Duties and Responsibilities:

* Provide technical support to engineers and scientist on a variety of complex components, devices, material, products, processes and/or equipment

* Perform set-up and testing of circuit cards using test procedures, computer based programs and various test equipment

* Work from complex wiring and assembly drawings, operation sheets, engineering specifications and sketches and running sheets of significant complexity

* Interpret and follow written documents such as SOPs and safety rules.

* Follow procedures for test of assigned product assemblies and record data in various databases

* Ensure compliance with all safety and regulatory requirements applicable to the company in accordance with State and Federal regulations and any applicable certification required to maintain the certification

* Lead training new team members

* Interface with other departments to assure efficient flow of information and materials

* Perform Key Performance Indicators:
+ Meet production deadlines
+ Quality of finished product (Pass/fail rates)
+ Raw material stock levels
+ Compliance outcomes

* Troubleshoot digital and RF/mixed signal circuit cards to the component level

* Recognize and communicate to supervisor on test difficulties and/or product faults in a clear, concise and timely manner

* Exhibit demonstrated flexibility across different test equipment platforms and products

* Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, valu...

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