Sr Principal Integration and Test Engineer - Global Integration SME (24-157)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 Sr Principal Integration and Test Engineer - Global Integration SME (24-157) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be out of Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO.

Position Overview:

The Command and Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC) program integrates the Missile Defense System. It is a vital operational system that enables the U.S. president, secretary of defense, and combatant commanders at strategic, regional, and operational levels to systematically plan ballistic missile defense operations, to see the battle develop collectively, and to dynamically manage designated networked sensors and weapons systems to achieve global and regional mission objectives. C2BMC supports a layered missile defense capability that enables an optimized response to threats of all ranges in all phases of flight. C2BMC is the force multiplier that globally and regionally networks integrate, synchronizing autonomous sensor and weapon systems and operations to optimize performance. C2BMC is integral to all system ground and flight tests, which verify and exercise all current and future missile defense system capabilities.

This position is in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, integrative JEMINI Lab Test Suites in our development lab.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist software development personnel with investigating and resolving issues.

  • Develop configurations to support tests and prototypes of developing systems.

  • Create and modify scripts to perform data analysis of input, internal, and output message data.

  • Troubleshoot test and prototype issues.

  • Develop troubleshooting procedures and work-around documents.

  • Review and provide feedback on system specifications, development, test, and network documents as necessary, and represent the Integration team.

  • Automated scripting to configure and maintain remote hosts.

  • Extremely proficient in Linux scripting (bash, python).

  • High-level understanding of automation and implementation.

  • Highly proficient in troubleshooting methods.

  • Working knowledge of virtualized environments and software testing.

  • Experience in the integration of system components within a test environment.

  • Familiarity with virtualized systems and security design and implementation.

  • Previous experience as a SW Tester/Integrator.

  • Hands-on experience with DoD integration processes, Agile and DevOps methodologies, and automated test tools.

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 clearance.

  • 9 years experience with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, 7 years experience with Masters degree in Computer Science or related field; 13 years experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Must possess a DoD 8140 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA)

  • Strong software testing engineering integration experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance is highly desired.

  • Experience developing scripts in Ansible.

  • Knowledge of Containerized Virtual Environments

  • Experience with Windows Server and PowerShell scripting.

  • Experience setting up, configuring, and maintaining databases.

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

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Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Salary Range: $99,900 - $149,900

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