Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

  • Diagnostic Technician

    Location US-MD-Clarksburg
    Posted Date 6 days ago(12/7/2018 8:33 AM)
    Job ID
    Manufacturing - Diagnostic or Test Technicians
    Experience (Years)
    Minimum Degree
  • Overview

    Thales Defense & Security, Inc. is a global company serving the defense, federal, and commercial markets with innovative solutions for the ground tactical, airborne and avionics, naval/maritime, and public safety and security domains. In addition to mission-critical communication systems, the company provides helmet-mounted displays and motion tracking technologies; SATCOM terminals; advanced sonar systems; air traffic management navigation, surveillance, and simulation; and data protection solutions. Furthermore, the company serves as a gateway for technology, leveraging Thales-wide solutions—such as combat management systems; naval, airborne, and ground ISR; and electronic warfare—to address U.S. requirements. 


    We currently have an opening in our Clarksburg, MD office for an experienced Diagnostic Test Technician in Manufacturing Operations.  


    • Test and inspect basic electrical and electronic subassemblies and assemblies across all product lines and program firmware.
    • Perform technical responsibilities on assigned line with a high degree of proficiency.
    • Troubleshoot digital and RF/mixed signal assemblies to the subassembly component level.
    • Set-up and operate a wide variety of test equipment to include DMM, voltmeters, spectrum analyzers, signal generators and wave generators, etc.
    • Computer Skills with proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook, StripedLighting & PeopleSoft.
    • Program firmware on boards and on individual ICs.
    • Run most tests in factory, properly connect test equipment, determine if stack or product is having issues and keep manager informed of stack and product issues.
    • Demonstrate support for company values and vision and embrace TDSI Core Values
    • Maintain a high ethical standard of practice, including compliance with all company procedures.


    • US Citizenship Required
    • Ability to obtain US Security Clearance
    • 2 Year Degree in Electronic Technology or other related field
    • Must have 2 to 4 years manufacturing electro/mechanical test experience
    • Experience with electronics, radio test requirements and have a working knowledge of surface mount technology.
    • Must be proficient in RF testing knowledge.
    • Solid customer focus and management of key stakeholders.
    • Understand ERP System.
    • Ability to understand basic digital electronic signals, power supply circuitry; frequency and wave signals and circuits; and, basic control signal and circuits.
    • Knowledge of Engineering Data such as specification control drawing & source control drawing.
    • Excellent verbal and written communications – Fluent in English

    Thales Defense & Security, Inc. participates in the United States Department of Homeland Security's E-Verify program.


    Thales Defense & Security, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity /Minorities/ Females/ Vet/ Disabled Affirmative Action employer.


    We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce.

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