Principal Engineer Systems Test - Test Analyst (24-011)Schriever Afb, CO

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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems - Launch and Missile Defense Systems has an exciting career opportunity for a Principal Engineer Systems Test - Test Analyst (24-011) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located on-site at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO.

Position Overview:

The Command and Control, Battle Management, and Communications-Global (C2BMC-G) Task Order is fast-paced and dynamic. C2BMC-G is responsible for developing and integrating Space Domain capabilities into the C2BMC framework for the Space Domain Community.

The Systems Engineer's primary responsibility is to work as a member of the C2BMC-G test team, testing the C2BMC-G product and its interactions with other external entities. This position will focus on verifying and validating the C2BMC-G Product. The primary work location is the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center (MDIOC) on Schriever AFB, CO.

Essential Functions:

  • Generate detailed and repeatable tests.

  • Must understand system development processes and principles and communicate the desired capabilities to various developers, engineers, subject matter experts, and system users.

  • Should be comfortable with rapidly changing requirements, design challenges that require novel solutions, fast-paced activities, and tight deadlines.

  • Coordination with external partners for completing system-to-system tests, Coordinating with Development teams for background on system improvements, testing the C2BMC-G product through requirement verification, authoring and verifying bugs, and participating in system-of-system test events for the validation of the C2BMC Product as a whole.

  • Apply these results to identify and work to enhance C2BMC-G for future operations.

Basic Qualifications:

Please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume if applicable.

  • An active Secret clearance is required to start with the ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance.

  • 5 years with a Bachelor's degree in a related field; 9 years experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Experience working in an integrated team environment with other systems, software, and specialty engineers to develop solutions with a background in all systems development life cycle aspects.

  • Should have demonstrated contributions in all elements of the System Engineer "V" focusing on testing a complex system against a specified set of requirements and warfighter needs.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, clearly present technical approaches and findings, and have experience writing and implementing project test plans.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance is highly desired.

  • Non-standard work hours are highly likely during event execution

  • Some travel may be required.

  • Possess a DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA) is desired.

  • Test-driven development and continuous integration.

  • Software architecture design.

  • Service Oriented Architecture development principles.

  • Operating systems experience with Windows & Unix/Linux.

  • Conduct and participate in peer reviews.

  • Ability to extract data to support analysis.

  • Implementation of algorithms and Messaging interface development.

  • Theory and application of the BMDS.

  • Theory and application of command and control systems.

  • Theory and application of track correlation algorithms.

  • Familiarity with Link-16, including content, transmission rules, etc.

  • Experience with COTS and FOSS.

  • Using the Agile methodology for software development

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

  • Flexible Work Arrangements





Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Salary Range: $88,600 - $133,000

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.