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Infrared Sensor Engineering Technician D

Mason, Ohio

Job ID 4929
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L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Title: Engineering Technician D

Job Code:  4929

Job Location: Mason, OH

Schedule: 9/80; OFF every other Friday

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly skilled, detail oriented Infrared Sensor Engineering Technician D to join us in creating advanced Focal Plane Arrays (FPAs). The ideal candidate will have experience working with Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) specifically at the packaging level. In this role, you will be responsible for integrating test dewars and FPAs in preparation for sensor test and characterization, along with tracking part inventory and working with engineers to debug FPAs.

Essential Functions:

  • Wire bonding FPAs
  • Inspecting and cleaning FPAs
  • Assembling dewars based on mechanical drawings
  • Tracking FPAs along the build process
  • Maintaining dewar and FPA part inventories
  • Debugging FPAs
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings and electrical schematics


  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 8 years of prior experience in either ASIC packaging or electrical troubleshooting or 2 years post-Secondary/Associates Degree with a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience.
  • Ability to maneuver test equipment up to 25 lbs

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience with wire bonding ASICs
  • Prior experience with hardware and database data entry
  • Soft skills (I.E. Proficient in MS Office, Strong communication…)
  • Previous experience in mechanical assembly - ability to build test equipment per mechanical drawings
  • Experience using a digital multimeter (DMM) – continuity checks, voltage measurements, etc.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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