Electronics Engineering Test Technician


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Job Description

Progeny Systems is a privately-held, high-tech small business focusing on software and hardware system integration, computer-vision solutions, cutting-edge research and development, and manufacturing. We provide premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients.

Career opportunity is available for an engineering test technician from entry level to experienced candidates to assist in the test of electrical systems from development through the full life cycle process.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Build, test, troubleshoot, repair and modify development and production electronic assemblies, equipment, systems and related products.
  • Apply principles and theories of electronics, electrical circuitry, technical mathematics, electronic and electrical testing and physics to solve technical problems.
  • Diagnose cause of electronic or mechanical malfunction or failure of operational equipment and perform preventative and corrective maintenance.
  • Communicate on a daily basis with responsible engineers to clarify design details and functional criteria of electronic units.
  • Support design, quality, reliability and manufacturing engineering teams.
  • Assist with development of wiring diagrams, wire lists, assembly drawings and engineering specifications for system or equipment modifications or expansion.
  • Assemble experimental circuitry or complete prototype model according to engineering instructions, technical manuals and knowledge of electronic systems and components.
  • Recommends changes in circuitry or installation specifications to simplify assembly and maintenance.
  • Operate/use basic machine tools to fabricate parts for development and production test equipment is a plus.
  • Willing to work different shifts and overtime as required

Skills & Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with: digital and analog circuits, power supplies, mixed signal circuits, assembly, test and debug.
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with: Electronic test equipment, machine tools and materials.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong, self-motivated team member who can thrive in a multi-tasking environment.
  • Previous Department of Defense experience is a plus.


  • An Associate’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field (or equivalent experience) is required.


This position requires the applicant to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance.

Physical and Mental Requirements for all positions: 
Prolonged stationary periods at a desk
General ability to operate computer and other productivity machinery such as calculator, copy machine, printer, etc.
Ability to lift and transport up to 15 pounds at times 
Effectively communicate with others
Ability to stay focused and provide attention to detail. 
Ability to think analytically and apply problem solving skills to scenarios throughout the course of the workday



If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please contact our recruiting department at hr@progeny.net or call 703.368.6107. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.



To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at http://www.progeny.net/careers.

About Progeny Systems

Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.

Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.

Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:

-       United States Navy

-       United States Air Force

-       United States Army         

-       Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

-       National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)