Sentinel (GBSD) AVE Segment Lab Senior/Principal Test Engineer - 9717*Roy, UT

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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking an AVE Segment Lab Senior/Principal Test Engineer. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Sentinel - Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You ' ll Get To Do:

  • Develop customer contractual needs and requirements into test solutions that acknowledges technical schedule and cost constraints.

  • Develop and direct preparation and execution of comprehensive test plans, procedures and schedules.

  • Review and evaluate test requirements for completeness of test program.

  • Coordinate with Subject Matter Experts, Element Test teams, System Test teams, and other stakeholders to identify test objectives, test requirements, and risks that require test to mitigate

  • Supporting development of instrumentation requirements for Hardware in the Loop testing.

  • Identify test support requirements and coordinate with Design & Integration team for budget and personnel needs

  • Overseeing test activities in support or requirement verification and validation.

  • Conduct daily briefing and approve test start for each test event.

  • Approve Break of Configuration on the test floor

  • Conduct table top reviews and dry run test procedures with test team prior to execution

  • Coordinate and conduct Technical and Safety Review Boards, and Test Readiness Reviews

  • Support customer Test Plan Working Groups

  • Prepare Test Planning Team charters

  • Coordinate with Quality organization for test support

  • Review and approve major test amendments

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

• 401k

• Educational Assistance

• Life Insurance

• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

• Paid Time Off

• Health & Wellness Resources

• Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

You ' ll Bring These Qualifications:

Principal System Test Engineer

• 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

• US Citizenship with an Active Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 6 years) with the ability to receive a Special Access Program (SAP) certification.

• Experience working with Model Based System Engineering principles, using software similar to CAMEO

• Knowledge/experience with AF Test Directive 99-103

• Experience with ICBMs (MM, PK, Small Missile) or DOD programs

Senior Principal System Test Engineer

• 9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

• US Citizenship with an Active Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 6 years) with the ability to receive a Special Access Program (SAP) certification.

• Experience working with Model Based System Engineering principles, using software similar to CAMEO

• Knowledge/experience with AF Test Directive 99-103

• Experience with ICBMs (MM, PK, Small Missile) or DOD programs

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

• Bachelors degree or higher in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.

• US Citizenship with an Active Top-Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 6 years) with the ability to receive a Special Access Program (SAP) certification.

• Knowledge of system integration and test principles and processes

• Knowledge of Systems Engineering principles, DOORS database, requirements decomposition and allocation

• Experience coordinating/collaborating to define test objectives and test requirements for test activities in the Hardware in the Loop Labs.

• Experience developing, planning, and executing qualification and acceptance test plans, as well as supporting design and test reporting and reviews

• Experience developing and updating detailed integration test plans (ITP)

• Experience generating test procedures and test readiness reviews (TRRs)

• Experience creating test Concept of Operations (ConOps) flows that maximizes the utility of test resources while meeting schedule and technical requirements and/or constraints

• Generating and supporting test data decomposition and test reports to other IPTs. Assist in consolidating and processing of final test data for requirements verification/model validation sign-off

• Excellent leadership, communications, and interpersonal skills.

• Experience coordinating integrated testing activities with multiple test teams.

• Strong understanding of entire product lifecycle, modeling and engineering best practices

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Salary Range: $82,000 - $123,000

Salary Range 2: $101,600 - $152,400

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.