DPA Technician - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

This position if for a DPA technician that has experience with performing Destructive Physical Analysis of electronic components per mil-std-1580. Techs are expected to perform the analytical tasks to identify and resolve anomalies with electronic component construction. These may involve:

  • Visual inspection
  • De-processing of electronics
  • Cross-sectioning of electronics
  • Operating a scanning electron microscope
  • Performing energy-dispersive x-ray analysis
  • Solderability
  • Dimensional measurements
  • Scanning Acoustic Microscopy
  • X-ray and Computed Tomography
  • PIND
  • Laser Ablation
  • Bond Pull / Die Shear
  • Micro Hardness Testing
  • Micro Sectioning
  • Seal Tests
Database inputs on all work is mandatory and essential. Detailed report writing is required. Tasks executed using internal worksheets to meet cost and schedule. The position involves working with other staff to complete tasks as well as other labs to complete operations that are not carried out in the FA lab. Regular status and problems are to be reported to the team leader.

Required Skills:
  • Familiar with materials, construction and specifications involving high reliability components. understanding of scanning electron microscope principles and energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy, and x-ray fluorescence spectroscopy (XRF).
  • At least 2 year experience working in a component-level analytical lab.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. DOD Secret Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

Education Requirements:
High School diploma and BA with 2 years of experience working in a component-level analytical lab or trade school and 2 year experience working in a lab environment.

Required clearance:
  • Desired Skills:
  • Have strong technical aptitude as shown by lab experience
  • Be a hands on person with ability to work with production equipment
  • Ability to demonstrate and deliver quality and timely results
  • Self-motivated, proactive and able to multi-task.

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons. 129388

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.