Gryphon Technologies

  • Senior Field Technician

    Job Locations US | US
    Posted Date 9 months ago(8/3/2017 12:22 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Gryphon Technologies LC, headquartered in Washington, DC, is a premier professional and engineering services provider specializing in warfare systems and integration, naval architecture and marine engineering, program management, test and evaluation, and logistics. Gryphon provides the skills necessary to manage the development and operations of these mission critical systems. For almost 20 years, the Company has designed, integrated, maintained, and upgraded state-of-the-art systems for the Department of Defense. Gryphon Technologies is the federal Government’s partner working in support of mission critical systems. We are proud of our ability to help shape tomorrow, while ensuring today’s U.S. and coalition forces can carry out their critical missions and tasks.


    Gryphon Technologies LC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.




    The Senior Technician position will support shipboard NSWCPD Code 514 testing efforts in support of the DDG HM&E Mid-Life Upgrades Program. The candidate will have experience as an electrical technician and the ability to troubleshoot control systems with the use of system documentation and electrical schematics. They will be expected to:

    • Lead shipboard test and troubleshooting efforts;
    • Complete assigned tasking, even if doing so requires more time than expected;
    • Support technical leads within Code 514; and
    • Provide documented status updates on a regular basis.


    • Lead a shipboard test and troubleshooting evolution;
    • Troubleshoot control systems with the use of system documentation and electrical schematics;
    • Provide test support for all variants of fielded systems at LBES and shipboard;
    • Provide shipboard software and hardware installation support of all variants of fielded systems at LBES and shipboard;
    • Provide documented status updates on a regular basis;
    • Act as a liaison between shipboard test team, ship’s force, test team and technical leads back in Philadelphia;
    • Maintain personal source of information between jobs and tasking; and
    • Aid in test procedure edits, development and implementation. 


    • Regular expected travel frequency 30-50%.
    • Professional written and oral skills are required.


    •  Must have a valid US passport or the ability to obtain one upon position acceptance.



    • High school diploma and a minimum of fourteen years of experience as an electrical technician.
    • Experience tracing signals and diagnosing or isolating cause for electrical failures.
    • Experience with grounded and ungrounded systems.


    • Understands electronic control systems and how they interface with sensors, pumps, and other mechanical and electronic equipment.
    • Advanced electrical troubleshooting skills to include the ability to use a digital multimeter.
    • Advanced electrical principals to include understanding the difference between current, voltage and resistance as well as how to effectively troubleshoot circuits containing them.
    • Ability to use an oscilloscope and signal generator.
    • Ability to read and understand electrical schematics.
    • Proficiency with a personal computer (PC).
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (especially Excel, Word, and Outlook).
    • The ability to learn new PC applications as needed.
    • Familiarity with embedded control systems both centralized and decentralized.
    • Reasonable problem solving ability.
    • Attention to detail and meticulous logging of testing, troubleshooting steps, and findings.


    • Advanced computer skills to include use of HyperTerminal, Putty, or an equivalent serial interface.
    • Ability to use a VME Bus analyzer.

    One must have good written communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, analytical, mathematical, and organizational skills. Ability to follow directions is a must. Applicants must be able to work well alone and as part of a team. A Security Clearance or the ability to obtain one will be required. U.S. Citizenship required.


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