Northrop Grumman Cleared Software Integrator/Tester Engineer - Level 3/4 in Redondo Beach, California

This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman.

Responsibilities for this Pipeline requisition are:

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking an experienced Software Integrator/Tester Engineer to join our diverse team.

EPS-R is a follow-on to EPS that adds additional capabilities to the EPS baseline. The program is searching for a candidate with MilSatCom experience to be part of the EPCS integration and test team. The EPCS sub-system consists of Resource Control Software (RCS), Security Equipment Computer (SEC) and Gimbal Control Unit (GCU). The candidate must be able to work independently to develop new test cases using in-house test tools. Prior experience participating in Formal Qualification Testing (FQT) events is a plus. Candidate will perform integration testing of software deliveries as well as qualification testing. Requires solid understanding of C/C++. Prefer embedded programming experience. Debug/troubleshoot software build issues for different platforms (Solaris, VxWorks/PowerPC) and execute tests under different environments (simulator, hardware testset).

The qualified candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Strong communication and team collaboration skills

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This position could be filled at a Level 3 or a Level 4.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

  • Bachelor's in Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 5 years related experience; Masters in STEM discipline with 3 years related experience

  • Current DoD Secret security clearance a must

  • Experience with integration and testing of large C/C++ on embedded and Unix-based systems

  • Experience with testing complex software systems

  • Previous Formal Qualification Testing experience

  • Experience with scripting languages

Basic Qualifications for a Level 4:

  • Bachelor's in Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 9 years related experience; Masters in STEM discipline with 7 years related experience

  • Current DoD Secret security clearance a must

  • Experience with integration and testing of large C/C++ on embedded and Unix-based systems

  • Experience with testing complex software systems

  • Previous Formal Qualification Testing experience

  • Experience with scripting languages

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with MilSatCom message protocols

  • Knowledge of VxWorks, PowerPC, real-time processing

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