Principal Engr Sys Test

    Northrop Grumman
    Palmdale, CA
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    Responsibilities:
    • Responsible for development, update, and release of detailed test plans
    • Coordinate and develop acceptance test procedures in a development test program
    • Conduct on aircraft testing utilizing safe and effective strategies and processes
    • Coordinate test equipment and personnel requirements in support of ground and flight test execution
    • Assist in development of maintenance test plans, test schedules/procedures for development and testing
    • Configuration control of weapons system configurations in order to ensure proper test set up, execution, and reporting
    • Interface across multiple IPT's and external counterparts to develop test and test data requirements
    • Identify and coordinate the availability and scheduling of test resources (personnel, equipment, chase, range, and others)
    • Develop and release test cards to support developmental ground and flight test events
    • Conduct pre-mission through post mission briefings with high level of detail and quality
    • Develop and compile high fidelity test reports at various levels for submission
    • Work in conjunction with lead engineers to ensure engineering tests serve mission objectives and mechanisms are in place to execute the tests
    • Excellent communication skills required, must work will in team environment, and must work independently to solve complex issues and problems as they arise
    • Must be able to work under only general direction to determine and develop approaches to solutions; must be able to work both within a team environment and independently; must be self-motivated, thorough, and detailed; and must be willing to learn additional engineering discipline areas and take on new assignments.

    Qualifications :

    Basic Qualifications:
    • BS degree plus 5 years related test experience, 3 years with Masters, or 1 years with PhD
    • Must have a current Secret DoD security clearance and the ability to maintain clearance w/ Special Access Program (SAP)
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Minimum of 3 years as FTE/Test Conductor
    • Minimum of 3 years as FTE/Test Conductor in a Development Test Program
    • Minimum of 3 years of Flight Test Engineering experience
    • Mission Control Room (MCR) Test Conductor experience
    • Experience coordinating and supporting TRR's, FRR's, and SRB's in support of ground and flight test execution
    • Willing to work additional assignments beyond the defined requirements of this position
    • Experience with Airworthiness Criteria certification artifact identification and submittal to satisfy MIL-STD-516 requirements
    • Active Top Secret DoD security clearance
    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.

    Posting ID: 552777385Posted: 2020-05-21