Engineer/Principal Engineer Test Northridge, CA

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

Test Engineer II and III level.

Job Responsibilities:

• Designs hardware, software, and interface specifications for equipment used to support laboratory, test, and operational environments.

• Develops or reviews test cases, and verification compliance matrices and writes system-level procedures.

• Tests and validates to ensure system designs meet operational and functional requirements.

• Identifies functional problems and suggests resolutions.

• Documents, communicates and provides feedback and recommendations for product and design changes.

• Ensure testing procedures are in compliance with any required government-specific standards.

• May coordinate with vendors or supplies to modify or develop testing for components or other parts.

• Responsible for planning and arranging the labor, schedules, equipment, and diagnostics required for testing and evaluating both standard and special devices.

• Specifies tests to be performed and provides test area with parameters for sample testing.

• Compiles data and defines changes required in testing equipment and diagnostics, testing procedures, manufacturing processes, or new testing requirements.

• Responsible for designing, developing, and implementing cost-effective methods of testing and troubleshooting systems and equipment.

• Manages all aspects of complex projects.


• This position requires an active (or ability to obtain) U. S. Security Clearance, for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.

• 5+ years of experience in architecting, design, integration, and test experience with special test equipment.

• Experience troubleshooting hardware using standard test equipment such as signal generators, spectrum analyzers, scopes, etc.

• Experience in Special Test Equipment multipurpose integrated test units engineered, designed, fabricated, or modified to accomplish special purpose testing in performing a contract.

• Experience in Special Tooling, jigs, dies, fixtures, molds, patterns, taps, gauges, and all components.

• Experience in developing systems requirements, validation and verification strategies, and verification planning.

• Good software skills, especially in scripting languages.

• Knowledge of digital and RF components and circuitry required.

• Strong problem-solving skills and logical thinker, self-starter, team player, and good communicator.

• Ability to multitask working independently or in groups.

• Good software skills, especially in scripting languages.

• Presenting and documenting test plan reports and project status for responsible products.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Salary Range: $77,100 - $115,700

Salary Range 2: $95,000 - $142,400

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. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. 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.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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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