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Hardware Technician

Company: Actalent
Location: Sterling
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

We are currently seeking mulitple Hardware Technicians to join our team in Sterling, VA supporting the Custom and Border Patrol Integrated Traveler Initiative (ITI) program. On ITI we will develop and maintain CBP's targeting and analysis systems that integrate technologies and data in real-time, enabling CBP officers, analysts, and agents to flag shipments and travelers for additional examination and inspection. We will deploy new capabilities such as cloud-based analytics and AI/machine learning to facilitate legitimate travel and trade, identify high-risk travelers and cargo faster, and enable CBP to maximize application of its workforce.

These technicians will be responsible for the construction of modular electronic systems utilizing commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware and configuration using COTS and proprietary software. The candidates will have experience in the electronic and / or mechanical assembly process.

Primary Responsibilities:
--- Follow technical instructions, interpret engineering blueprints and technical terms.
--- Discern quality of parts and materials used in production.
--- Keep inventory of parts and tools used in the assembly process.
--- Maintain the highest level of quality control and assurance in the manufacturing process.
--- Follow all company guidelines and procedures and observe all safety precautions.
--- Contribute to manufacturing improvements and processes using creativity.
Top Skills Details:
Additional Skills & Qualifications:
Basic Skills and Qualifications:
--- 1-3 years of experience building electronic systems including wires, screws and electrical components in an enclosure.
--- Experience using power tools such as drills, power saws, and other tools.
--- Experience using hand tools such as wrenches, screwdrivers, cutters, etc.
--- Experience with soldering techniques
--- Experience in working with cable, wire and termination technologies.
--- Understanding of simple test equipment such as multi-meters and cable testers.
--- Create and interpret technical documentation.
--- Ability to gain CBP Suitability Public Trust Clearance

Skills and Qualifications a plus:
--- Knowledge of electronic theory.
--- Computer skills in installing, configuring, and running operating systems such as Windows and Linux.
--- Skilled in the machining and manipulation of metal, plastics, and composites.
Experience Level:
Entry Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Actalent, Sterling , Hardware Technician, Professions , Sterling, Virginia

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