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Northrop Grumman Sr Principal System Test Analyst and Tool Developer (21-140) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Sr. Principal System Test Analyst and Tool Developer based out of Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

  • Seeking a motivated data analyst and tools developer to support the C2BMC National Team in support of developing tools and analysis of missile tracking and models.

  • This individual will be a part of a focused technical team verifying and validating metrics, statistics and descriptive analysis of test data from Missile Defense Systems in development in support of national security.

  • The candidate will perform research and analysis to identify meaningful metrics, patterns and trends from the test datasets, and use statistical methods to validate or reject hypotheses about the data.

  • Techniques may include visualization, simulation, and system modeling to achieve the desired analysis results.

  • Assist with the planning, scheduling and development of verification analysis tools.

  • Coordinate, develop and maintain analysis and test tracking tools.

  • Ensure proper backup/archiving of test products and analysis datasets (DM).

  • Develop and maintain analysis tools in accordance with requirements provided by the test analysts.

  • Candidate is expected to travel as needed (less than 10%) but the majority of work will be conducted at Schriever AFB.


Basic Qualifications:

If applicable, please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume.

  • An active Secret clearance is required.

  • 9 Years with Bachelor's degree in a related field; 13 years' experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Ability to possess a DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA) within 60 days of hire.

  • Experience with Object oriented software; either Python, Java.

  • Experience with the Linux environment. â₠¢ Experience with using and maintaining relational databases.

  • Experience in the use of software test and analysis tools.

  • The candidate should possess technical skills to develop software tools to evaluate software, algorithms and processes used to build the Command and Control, Battle Management and Communications (C2BMC) element of the Missile Defense System (MDS).

  • The candidate should be able to assist test tool analysts with technical troubleshooting and analysis of test traceability.

  • They should be able to develop straightforward solutions to technical problems discovered and offer actionable insights to C2BMC decision makers.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Python programming experience.

  • Bash or similar scripting experience.

  • Strong sense of how data tells a story.

  • Use of spreadsheets for data analysis and associated tools.

  • Experience in manipulation of large data sets.

  • Development of software test and analysis tools.

  • Development and automation of data management processes and tools.

  • It is highly desirable that the candidate have experience with MDS elements or components, to include operational systems (e.g., Aegis, Patriot, GMD, THAAD, SBX, Aegis) in either a test or operational environment.

  • Experience in the use of COTS modeling, simulation and analysis tools is also desired.

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:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

  • Flexible Work Arrangements




Salarymin: $114,080

Salarymax: $171,120

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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