L3 Technologies TEST & INTEGRATION TECHNICIAN in Northampton, Massachusetts



L3 KEO employs a full spectrum of engineering and manufacturing disciplines to design and build sensor systems for submarines, surface ships, combat vehicles, and other defense platforms. L3 KEO is the Navy's choice for submarine imaging and surface electro-optical gun directors. At KEO we are entering out second century of business and have been part of many firsts dating back to our founding in 1916 when we designed the first submarine periscope for the United States Navy. Today KEO has delivered and supports imaging systems on every operational US Navy submarine and many friendly navies throughout the world.

Located in a state of the art manufacturing facility in Northampton, MA we pride ourselves as being a culture of continuous improvement. Branded by our history and driven by innovation - KEO continuous to set the standard for world-class submarine imaging and electro-optical Gun Weapon Systems integration. Join a winning team!

A Test & Integration Technician at L3 KEO must perform a variety of testing and troubleshooting on various components and assemblies: wire harnesses, analog and digital circuit cards, RF assemblies, video imaging hardware, electro-optical mechanisms, electronics chassis, and full hardware systems.

  1. Must have a strong working knowledge of analog and digital circuits. Must have the ability to troubleshoot circuit card assemblies to component level, read and comprehend electrical schematic diagrams and mechanical drawings.

  2. Must be proficient with multimeters, oscilloscopes, function generators, and lab power supplies. Must be able to learn the usage of angle position indicators, image quality analysis (MTF, SNR, and MRT), RF signal generators, scalar network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, vector network analyzers, power meters, directional couplers, precision variable attenuators and other specialized equipment as required.

  3. Must have the ability to be critical in evaluation of hardware and components to meet customer, vendor and internal requirements. Must maintain a high level of attention to detail in both inspection and documentation.

  4. Must be able to follow detailed test instructions. Identify and report any errors found in documentation for correction.

  5. Must be comfortable configuring and working with complex test setups. Maintain confidence in testing from sub components to system level hardware, ensuring that hardware meets both test requirements and expected intent of operation.

  6. Must be comfortable working in specialized work areas such as anechoic chambers, environmental chambers, clean room, vibration lab, and the periscope tower, while adhering to all safety protocols and requirements.

  7. Must be comfortable working around and with high performance precision optical assemblies. Ability to adhere to glass handling procedures.

  8. Interface with government representatives and customers during product acceptance testing, train customers on operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment and systems. Perform detailed inspections and complete test procedures with customer observation.

  9. Must have the ability to become certified to the latest industry electronic component assembly standards.

  10. Must be able to work within a group or independently when required and adhere to all company policies and protocols.

  11. Ability to perform tear down, inspection and evaluation of products returned for repair. Complete detailed paperwork for evaluation and quoting process of repair contracts.




  • Associates Degree or Trade School in Electronic Technology or equivalent

  • Ability to read and interpret schematic diagrams & engineering drawings

  • Troubleshoot analog and digital circuit boards

  • Proficiency with Multimeter, Oscilloscope, Lab Supplies, and Function generator

  • Proficiency working with MS Office tools

  • Must meet eligibility requirements to access US classified information

Environment/Equipment Used :

  • Light manufacturing environment

  • ESD Sensitive Environment

  • The use of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) is required at all times

Essential Physical Tasks :

  • Must be capable of sitting or standing for 8 hours

  • Fine motor dexterity, hand/eye coordination and depth perception

  • Must be able to safely lift 40 lbs

  • Must be able to recognize colors

  • Must be able to climb stairs

Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identify.

Job Test And Inspection

Primary Location USA-Massachusetts-Northampton

US Security Clearance Required: Secret

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day - 1st

Travel: No

Organization: Division - Imaging & Integd Solution/KEO-20000056

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Posting: May 17, 2018, 6:35:43 AM

Req ID: 098089