*Set up, adjust, and calibrate standard test apparatus or device test equipment to conduct, functional, operational, and environmental and life tests to evaluate performance and reliability of prototype and/or production model satellites per the applicable test procedure.
*Perform S/C performance testing of communications, telemetry and command, thermal, power, propulsion and attitude/control subsystems per the applicable procedure.
Applies power and configures the spacecraft per the applicable test procedure.
*Understand the operation of various types of test equipment such as oscilloscopes and Digital Volt Meters.
*Operate spacecraft test consoles such as the Payload and Electrical test Racks per applicable test procedures.
Familiar with windows style PC operating systems.
*Determine methods & sequences of operations to test components and systems in conformance with published procedures, engineering specs.
*Analyze and interpret electrical test data. Provide diagnostic malfunctions and offer test result feedback to Vehicle and System Engineers.
*Must have a strong background in electronics, adhering to procedures and attention to detail
*Must adhere to SS/L procedures while focusing on attention to detail.
*Must read, understand, and follow SS/L Quality policies and ISO 9000 directives.
*Write technical reports to describe and illustrate system's operating characteristics, malfunctions, and deviations from design specifications for engineers review and determination.
Responsible for writing detailed pass down, TAR and NCR reports.
*Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with other team members.
Must have good teamwork skills.
*Willing and able to work off shifts as required; willing to work weekends and holidays
*Willing and able to travel to support launch base efforts and off-site environmental testing.
*Minimum 5-7 years satellite integration and test experience or related electrical experience required.
*Must possess technical knowledge of at least (2) of the following subsystems: communications, telemetry and command, thermal, power, propulsion, attitude or control systems.
* 2 years Technical, Engineering or Technical Military Training with concentration in Electronics.
*AS/AA Electronics Degree or equivalent preferred.
The Norland Group has been in operation successfully since 1996. We are a strong believer of people management, professionalism and accountability. We only make promises when we are certain we can fulfill them. Our business focuses on fulfilling the needs of commercial and government customers in administrative services, workforce mobilization, information technology, engineering, project management services.
Our Mission Statement
Our main goal is to provide career advancement opportunities to our associates. We are committed to bringing our customers exceptional support services with the highest quality, integrity, and innovation. We believe that we are the stepping stone for our associates to advance their careers and to live a better life. Everyone should have a chance to live a successful and happy life. We operate our business based on those values and we choose employees who value the same principles.
Role: Electrical Test Technician
Location: Palo Alto,
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