BAE Systems Test Tech 3 in Austin, Texas

Job Description


Performs a wide variety of complex assignments including the planning, layout, test, troubleshooting, modification and repair of complex precision electronic subsystems or systems.


  1. Performs a variety of complex functional and operational tests on developmental electronic systems, subsystems and assemblies in accordance with generally established procedures and data sheets.

  2. Constructs, modifies and improves electronic circuits and designs including, but not limited to, power supplies and analog and digital circuitry, etc., utilizing basic electronic design techniques.

  3. Troubleshoots, debugs, tests and performs precision measurements on a variety of electronic assemblies, systems and instruments, effectively utilizing equipment such as oscilloscopes, audio amplifiers, standing wave amplifiers, multimeters, phase sensitive demodulators, volt-ohm-millimeters, AF and RF signal generators, logic analyzers, watt meters, wave meters, phase measuring equipment, thermocouple and bolometer power bridges. Utilizes computer aided design tools as required.

  4. Sets up and operates a wide variety of testing equipment, improvising hook-up and equipment modifications as necessary to test, adjust, align, calibrate and modify circuitry, components, systems or subsystems, ensuring consistency with company and customer design specifications and performance requirements.

  5. Works from schematics, diagrams, sketches and oral instructions to construct experimental or prototype models to meet engineering requirements. Utilizes conceptual drawing to design cable and harness assemblies for prototype electronic products and provides the necessary documentation to support the assemblies when released to production.

  6. Develops and/or prepares schematics, designs, specifications, parts lists, etc.

  7. Compiles, computes, analyzes, interprets and presents a wide variety of engineering data as required.

  8. Previews designs or specifications for completeness, accuracy, adequacy and compliance with company and/or customer specifications.

  9. Provides technical direction to less senior technicians.

  10. Performs other duties and responsibilities as required

Required Skills and Education

  • Strong troubleshooting abilities in digital and analog electronic circuitry.

  • Ability to read electronic schematics

  • Strong computer skills over multiple operating systems platforms.

  • Ability to personal manage priorities and follow through on tasks.

  • Strong people skills.

  • Ability to multi-task and complete projects.

Preferred Skills and Education

Requires an Associate's Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology or equivalent and a minimum of two (2) years of directly related experience.

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Test Tech 3


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