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Principal Engineer Systems Test

Northrop Grumman | Melbourne FL 32901 USA | Full Time | Posted: 12/06/2019

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At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a System Test Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.

Essential Functions:
  • Perform requirements analysis and decomposition including developing derived requirements as needed to test the system

  • Develop Test equipment and simulation requirements

  • Develop Test Plans and Detailed Procedures

  • Support Test Equipment Checkout and System Integration

  • Support Test Execution as First Line Troubleshooter

  • Perform as the hardware responsible engineer for the subsystem under test

  • Perform technical interactions with the system test team to ensure system requirements are being verified

  • Write Test Reports

  • Lead a small team of engineers in test planning and test execution

  • The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 5+ years of test and/or integration engineering experience OR Master's Degree in a STEM discipline and 3+ years of test and/or integration engineering experience OR PhD Degree in a STEM discipline

  • A current DoD Secret or Top Secret/SCI level security clearance, to include a Single Scope Background Investigation, a periodic reinvestigation, or an original adjudication date completed within the last 6 years

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain program access prior to start

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Computer, Computer Science, Aerospace, Physics, or Mathematics

  • Previous experience integration and testing of air vehicle subsystems via labs, ground, or flight testing.

  • Lab Test experience with air vehicle testing, Failure Modes and Effects (FMET), vehicle management system testing, or HW/SW Integration and Testing

  • System Test experience with the Integrated Functional Capability (IFC) Process

  • Knowledge of the following tools, DOORS®, ViTech CORE, Fundamentals of Systems Engineering, VISIO®, CPLM, and Automated Testing (Python, C++, Java)

  • Experience testing manned or unmanned aircraft (via labs, ground or flight testing) or similar system test experience

  • Experience writing test plans, defining necessary regression testing, and test case and procedure development and execution

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities to effectively lead a small team through all phases of integration and test from design of test philosophy to delivery to the customer

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions

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Location Melbourne, FL, 32901, United States
Categories Engineering

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