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Northrop Grumman Principal Laboratory System Test Engineer in Melbourne, Florida

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 Principal Laboratory Systems Test Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Laboratory System Test Engineer synthesizes customer contractual needs and requirements into system test solutions that acknowledges technical, schedule and cost constraints. Develops and directs preparation and execution of comprehensive test plans, procedures and schedules for completing systems.

  • 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

  • Write Test Reports


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of integration or test experience OR Master's Degree and 3 years of experience

  • An active DoD Secret or Top Secret level clearance with a background investigation date within the last 6 years

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access prior to commencement of employment

  • Experience with integration test and qualification test activities (document test results; and identify and document software defects, then subsequently verify their correction)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 5 years of software engineering experience OR Master's Degree in STEM and 3 years of experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Computer, Computer Science, Physics, or Mathematics.

  • Knowledge of automated software testing methodologies and processes

  • Demonstrated ability to meet very short deadlines and multi-task in a fast-paced work environment.

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

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

  • Experience in several of the following areas is required: air vehicle lab testing, flight controls testing in lab environment, leadership experience; systems development experience; knowledge of architectures, Mission Systems, Mission Planning, Communications, Data links, Computer networks, Sensors, Avionics, COTS hardware, Integration, and/or Test.

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

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.

Job Category : Engineering