Two Six Technologies specializes in mission critical technical work that no other company can provide to the US government. We require an experienced Hardware Development Technician to help us expand our hardware development capabilities in our Arlington, VA headquarters site. 

You will work with a broad range of internal technical contributors, including electrical engineers, software engineers, reverse engineers, and more to help meet our hardware development objectives. You will be helping fabricate, modify, and test a variety of different electromechanical systems for both our government customers, and internal use. You will help ensure the day-to-day process of hardware development at Two Six Technologies operates smoothly and consistently. 

Job Responsibilities & Duties

TST is looking for a motivated individual to help tackle the hardware development work we do in our Arlington VA location. We are looking for a contributor who can take responsibility for a variety of hands-on technical work at Two Six. Since many of our labs support classified work, an active security clearance (or the ability to obtain one) is essential for this role.

Supporting the day-to-day operation of hardware development is an essential part of your duties; keeping the lab organized, keeping consumables well-stocked, and building out a component stockroom are crucial parts of this role. For security and speed, we frequently manufacture electronics assemblies in house. Prior experience in small-run electronics development, particularly rework or assembly, is strongly preferred.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on technician experience in the following:
    • Electronic Rework (0402,0603,0805)
    • Ability to read and interpret schematics and board files
    • Electronic Test (Characterizing and Debugging Digital and Analog circuits)
    • Circuit Board Manufacturing / Assembly
    • BSEE or equivalent training
  • Strong working knowledge of technical laboratory equipment, such as:
    • Oscilloscope / Spectrum Analyzer / Logic Analyzer / Data Acquisition
    • Reflow oven / Hot air gun / rework station 
    • Instron / Klippel / Audio Precision
    • Thermal Test Chambers / Vibration Tables / Battery Test Chambers
  • Eligibility to receive a US security clearance (or an existing clearance). 
  • Experience managing and servicing technical tools, such as:
    • Oscilloscopes and other EE test equipment (calibration and maintenance)
    • Soldering Stations
    • Microscopes
    • 3D printers
    • Laser Cutters
  • Other Skill Sets:
    • 3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing
    • Metal Fabrication
    • Woodworking
  • Basic EE knowledge to support ordering and inventory of electronic components

Nice if you have…

  • An active clearance at the Top Secret level or higher.
  • Basic mechanical knowledge to support enclosures and fabrication
  • Prior experience bootstrapping a hardware development or reverse-engineering lab for a large engineering organization
  • Experience in hiring or managing technicians

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