Northrop Grumman Principal/Sr. Principal Automation Test Architect in Woodlawn, Maryland

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects? If so, Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. It's not the systems that drive us: it's the soldier our systems bring home. It's not just the equipment that motivates us: it's the people our equipment protects. It's not the innovation that gets us up in the morning: it's whom those innovations serve. We're united by our work to help people and protect the world. And that mission makes our team even stronger.

When you join Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that's uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful. Employees share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with some of the best minds in the industry. We collaborate through integrated product teams, cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups, while thriving through the support of training and development, mentors and every day coaching, along with extensive health and work/life benefits. We're committed to our employees' professional and personal development and success.

Northrop Grumman recruits top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, focused and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work. All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better.

Description of Work:

  • Serve as an Architect for the Disability domain

  • Coordinate the setup, data requirements, security updates and testing of applications developed in the MDE. This testing could be via automated scripts or manual testing.

  • Support the integration of applications developed with Agile methodologies in the DevOps/MDE into Production

  • Generate documents for automation testing in support of the Agile and Modern Development Environment (MDE)

  • Coordinate environmental setup effort with the Division of Environmental Testing (DIET) for the MDE process and reports to management.

  • Coordinate data needs within the integration environment working with the developmental components in the MDE process and providing statuses to management

  • Assist in proactively avoiding any intermittent software functionality problems.

  • Attend work order meetings to introduce key project personnel; define roles and responsibilities; and review the meeting purpose, scope, and objectives.

  • Communicate technical topics to management and non-technical audiences, as well as interface with the customer, on a daily basis.

  • Provide Agile, MDE, DevOps, etc., training to team and customer personnel

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This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below. This requisition may be filled at either a Principal or Sr. Principal level.

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.

Principal Automation Test Architect:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 7 years of relevant work experience; Masters and 5 years of relative experience or 11 years of relevant work experience in lieu of a degree

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working with Core Java principles, and automated testing tools/frameworks such as but not limited to; Selenium WebDriver, Cucumber, JUnit, TestNG.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience developing, testing and/or integrating applications in a DevOps/Continuous Integration/Deployment environment using Jenkins including Cloud deployments

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience setting up the automation model at an enterprise level for web based applications, mainframe based applications and web services.

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in working with VBScript, C Languages, Groovy and PowerShell Scripting

  • Minimum of 6 months of experience in using Maven, Git, Bitbucket and Jenkins and advanced understanding of DB2, Oracle, Postgres, and SQL.

  • Must be able to obtain a public trust clearance.

  • Must be a US citizen or Green Card holder.

Sr. Principal Automation Test Architect:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 9 years of relevant work experience; Masters and 7 years of relative experience or 13 years of relevant work experience in lieu of a degree

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working with Core Java principles, and automated testing tools/frameworks such as but not limited to; Selenium WebDriver, Cucumber, JUnit, TestNG.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience developing, testing and/or integrating applications in a DevOps/Continuous Integration/Deployment environment using Jenkins including Cloud deployments

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience setting up the automation model at an enterprise level for web based applications, mainframe based applications and web services.

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in working with VBScript, C Languages, Groovy and PowerShell Scripting

  • Minimum of 6 months of experience in using Maven, Git, Bitbucket and Jenkins and advanced understanding of DB2, Oracle, Postgres, and SQL.

  • Must be able to obtain a public trust clearance.

  • Must be a US citizen or Green Card holder.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.

  • Agile Scrum Master certification

  • Experience in leading, managing and/or coordinating major software development efforts

  • Strong written and oral communication skills and experience in coordinating multi-component projects

  • Experience in automating Desktop based application.

  • Experience working with AI test automation tools.

  • Knowledge of Cloud platforms and platform migration.

  • Knowledge on Security Testing

  • Knowledge on Performance Testing

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

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