Test Technician III

Sierra Nevada Corporation Sparks, NV

About the Job

We are seeking a Test Technician with an Associate's degree in a related field of study and at least 4 years of relevant experience. In this challenging, fast-paced environment, you'll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and experience to support the design and creation of the most groundbreaking aerospace and defense technologies - those that exist today and those that will shape tomorrow.

What to look forward to:

As a Test Technician, you will be using your skills and expertise to perform standard testing processes on a variety of our equipment and analyze the results. You'll be responsible for performing test and fault isolation on our systems and equipment to ensure conformance with our product specifications. You'll work closely with engineering teams and provide recommendations to resolve testing problems, roadblocks or equipment malfunctions that impact the performance or validity of testing.

At SNC’s Electronic & Information Systems (EIS) team we bring together technology and innovation to develop, produce and manufacture a range of products from automated landing systems and precision approach systems for aircraft carriers to electronic warfare and translation systems. Our solutions are affordable and high impact for our customers’ challenging requirements. We take great pride in the quality of work we do, supporting our mission to help keep our country, our allies, and our deployed personnel safe. Learn more about EIS


  •  Associate's degree in a related field of study and at least 4 years of relevant experience

  • A higher level degree may substitute for experience

  • Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education

  • Ability to understand and interpret technical schematics and drawings

  • General knowledge of electronics and Test equipment is required.

  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Oscilloscopes

  • Spectrum Analyzers

  • Network Analyzers

  • RF Signal Generators

  • Power Meters

  • Functional Generators

  • RF troubleshooting Experience

  • Electronics Troubleshooting

  • Test equipment familiarity

  • Ability to understand and accurately work to IPT’s/ATP’s and environmental test procedures and methods

  • Must be able to read and understand electrical schematics and mechanical drawings

  • A high degree of test integrity expected of Test Technician


Important Notice:
This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

– Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected status

pursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.