Principal Engineering Technician - Advanced Sensors - REF1963X - #1672277

Elbit Systems of America

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Roanoke, VA
Contract type: Full time

Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high-performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: or follow us on Twitter.

Elbit Systems of America – Warfighters, Night Vision

Elbit Systems of America – Night Vision is a world leader in night vision technology, with more than two million Generation 3 image intensifier tubes produced and providing integrated solutions that meet customers' evolving challenges. During its 60-year production legacy, the company has secured more than 90-night vision related patents and supplies nearly 100 allied countries with their products. The company has more than 500 talented employees and operates in Roanoke, Virginia.

Night Vision is seeking a motivated engineering technician to support development efforts in its R&D sensor group.  The candidate should be able to run experiments with vacuum equipment, bonding, robotics and chemical etches.  It is expected that the candidate will meticulously document process steps and work performed in the action of sensor development.  The candidate should be able to effectively communicate with the engineering staff and facility personnel.

  • Ability to obtain security clearance
  • Associates degree in a technical field with 9+ years related experience
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • MS Office Skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Vacuum technology experience 
  • Chemical etching experience
  • Clean Room experience

Here Are Some of the Great Benefits We Offer:

  • Most locations offer a 9/80 schedule providing every other Friday off
  • Competitive compensation & 401k program to plan for your future
  • Robust medical, dental, vision, & disability coverage with qualified wellness discounts
  • Basic Life Insurance and Additional Life & AD&D Insurances are available
  • Flexible Vacation & PTO
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Generous Employee Referral Program
  • Voluntary Benefits Available: Longer Term Care, Legal, Identify Theft, Pet Insurance, and many more options
  • Voluntary Tricare Supplement available for military retirees

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

It has been and will continue to be the policy of Elbit Systems of America to recruit, hire, train, and promote into all job levels based solely upon job-related qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetics or citizenship status.


Elbit Systems of America is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individual with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.  Your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Elbit Systems of America is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.  If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email [email protected].



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