Sr Principal / Principal Engineer Test (AHT)Northridge, CA

Requisition ID: R10163297

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Northridge, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 2

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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is currently seeking a Sr Principal and Principal Test Engineer to support our AARGM-ER program efforts in Northridge, CA.

THIS POSITION REQUIRES THAT THE SELECTED CANDIDATE WORK ON-SITE IN NORTHRIDGE, CA. REMOTE WORK IS NOT APPROVED FOR THIS POSITION.

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE, WHILE NOT GUARANTEED, MAY BE AVAILABLE FOR THIS POSITION.

Job Description:

The candidate will work with a team of test engineers in order to complete system level tests to verify requirements for the AARGM-ER development program. This role will also involve developing and maintaining test plans, procedures, and reports with minimal supervision, as well as the creation of test reports to document test results. The candidate will be working in a cross functional team in order to coordinate test efforts amongst program stakeholders and test results. This position will require travel in order to support the test program of the AARGM-ER contract.

Job Responsibilities :

  • Develop executable test plans which address technical specification verification requirements

  • Work with internal and external customers to define and document instrumentation, data requirements, and test planning including acquisition, processing, and analysis to satisfy test objectives

  • Perform data collection, reduction, and communication to verification requirement stakeholders

  • Responsible for data summary, distribution, and test report authorship.

  • Demonstrate excellence with data collection and reduction tools such as Matlab, Labview, Excel, etc.

  • Demonstrate proficiency with test planning and result communications such as Word, PowerPoint, etc. to facilitate Customer briefings communicating test results and path forward

  • Continually improve processes to address deficiencies and best practices

  • Develop and maintain test plans, test data, test reports, and test procedures

Basic Qualifications Principal:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related field AND a minimum of 5 years of related experience OR a Master's Degree in Engineering or related field AND a minimum of 3 years of related experience

  • Proficient in the use of Logic Analyzers, Software Based Debugging tools, In-Circuit Emulators, RF Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, and Signal Generators

  • Able to communicate effectively and clearly to present technical approaches and findings

  • Able to work independently with minimal direction and act as team lead for larger test efforts

  • Ability to obtain a U.S. Secret clearance within a timeframe set forth by management; US citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications Principal:

  • Flight test experience

  • *Active secret Clearance

Basic Qualifications Sr Principal:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related field AND a minimum of 9 years of related experience OR a Master's Degree in Engineering or related field AND a minimum of 7 years of related experience

  • Proficient in the use of Logic Analyzers, Software Based Debugging tools, In-Circuit Emulators, RF Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, and Signal Generators

  • Able to communicate effectively and clearly to present technical approaches and findings

  • Able to work independently with minimal direction and act as team lead for larger test efforts

  • Ability to obtain a U.S. Secret clearance within a timeframe set forth by management; US citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications Sr Principal:

  • Experience with using different test equipment, i.e. oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, network analyzer, DMM, signal generator

  • Designs, develops, and implements testing methods and equipment

  • Experience in EMI testing

  • *Active secret Clearance

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.

*Living in Northridge offers a perfect combination of urban living with the beauty of nature. It is a short drive away from downtown Los Angeles, the Hollywood Hills, or the rest of the San Fernando Valley. Take advantage of your flexible work schedule to enjoy shopping at the local Northridge Fashion Center or spend time at the local Recreation Center as well as easy access to nearby protected natural areas such as the Chatsworth Reservoir, the Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park, Lake Balboa or within driving distance, spend a day at the beach or snow ski at our local mountains. With Cal State Northridge right in the heart of town, the area has an active college-town energy combined with family-friendly suburban charm. The stunning southern California climate makes for year-round easy living. With an average of 284 sunny days during the year, it is safe to say you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy your outdoor activities to the fullest.

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Salary Range: $97,500 - $146,300

Salary Range 2: $120,900 - $181,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.