Northrop Grumman Principal Test Engineer (21-126/21-128) in Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal Test Analyst based out of Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO.
What You'll get to Do:
The C2BMC National Team Integration & Test Functional Area has an immediate need for a Test Analyst to assist with the organization and participation in Flight and Ground Tests.
System Test CFPT is looking to augment its staff with a highly motivated and skilled individual that can help in the assessment of successful Flight and Ground Tests.
As member of the Integration & Test (I&T) Functional Area of the Missile Defense National Team for Command and Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC) (aka C2BMC NT), this position will participate in software design and peer reviews, develop test specifications and infrastructure, execute manual and automated test and perform analysis of C2BMC implementation in an integrated environment or to test specific capabilities for interfaces or infrastructure in support of operations.
Responsibilities also include the coordination of lab resources, test results and verification status with the C2BMC program and customers.
Position requires occasional travel between local sites. Infrequent travel to Huntsville, AL may be required.
The work associated with this position will be performed on a 4X10 hour day, 3 days off per week.
If applicable, please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume.
An active Top Secret clearance is required.
5 Years with Bachelor's degree in a related field; 9 years' experience in lieu of a degree.
Must be able to obtain a DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA) within 60 days of hire.
Must possess an understanding of systems engineering processes and logistics principles, including artifact generation (e.g. specifications, Interface Control Documents, System Architecture Descriptions, Use Cases, Trade Studies, etc).
Experience with network applications and networking concepts is desired along with experience with military systems used in missile defense such as AN/TPY2, SBIRS/BOA, Aegis, THAAD, Patriot, and SBX, including their operational characteristics.
Candidates must have experience working in an integrated team environment with other systems, software, and specialty engineers to develop solutions using NT or similar processes and methods.
Experience with approval boards from other organizations sponsoring such tests (e.g. JIAMDO, AFSPC, JFCC-IMD, etc).
Experience with Unix command line, Bash, Perl scripting, Linux, SQL, Matlab, Statistics.
It is desirable to have had prior experience interacting with JAT, MDDC, and other related organizations.
The ideal candidate will also have experience with the operation of C2BMC, knowledge of the system configuration, experience with the system operation, how to navigate display screens, and the concept of system operations.
What We Can Offer You:
Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:
Paid Time Off
Training and Development
Flexible Work Arrangements
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.
Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
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Job Category : Engineering