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General Electric Microelectronic Technician - Aviation Research in Niskayuna, New York

Job Description Summary

Research be working closely with a highly experienced multidisciplinary team to The Microelectronics team at GE Research is looking for candidates who are passionate about the research and development of microelectronics and harsh environment sensing. As a Microelectronic Technician, you will be working closely with a highly experienced multidisciplinary team to continue the development of world leading technology for GE Aerospace and other strategic customers. The primary focus of this position will be supporting engineers in the design, development, and testing of microelectronic and RF devices, modules, and systems including PCB design and assembly, materials testing, device characterization and systems integration. Additionally, you will support the design, fabrication, operation, data collection, and analysis of performance, reliability, and endurance test stands for next generation RF and microelectronic systems and sensors.

GE Research Aerospace will continue to play a vital role in supporting the aerospace industry through a historic recovery while shaping the future of flight. We invent the future of flight, lift people up and bring them home safely. Our commitment to lead the industry, to keep safe the flying public and the armed forces, and to lift up one another and our communities, remains our north star. Our purpose is what ties us to one another and gives meaning to our work.

Job Description

As a Microelectronic Technician you will:

  • Work with a multidisciplinary team of Scientists, Engineers, and Technicians pushing the state of the art in microelectronics and RF technologies

  • Assist engineers in the design, development, assembly, and testing of microelectronic and RF devices, modules, and systems including PCB layout, materials testing, device characterization and systems integration.

  • Support the design, fabrication, and testing of performance, reliability, and harsh environment endurance test stands, data gathering, and analysis.

  • Generate bill of materials and order parts

  • Use MS Office to record and analyze data, document work, and summarize results


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field with hands on experience in the use of microelectronic laboratory test equipment or an Associate's degree in Electronics or related field with a minimum of 7 years of experience in a laboratory setting.

  • Experience with hand tools and working in a lab environment

  • Experience in aspects of the design and characterization of electronic and/or RF devices, circuits, modules, and systems

  • Experience in the design, fabrication, and operation of electronic and/or RF test stands and data acquisition equipment.

  • Due to the nature of the duties of this position, this role requires the individual to obtain and maintain US Government Security Clearance; prerequisite for a security clearance is U.S. citizenship.

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY.

  • Must be 18 years or older.

  • You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at ( to be considered.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience with RF test and characterization

  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team

  • Strong presentation, speaking, organizational, and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail

  • Ability to adapt to change and willingness to be flexible in a global team environment

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No