Sr Principal Systems Test Engineer

    Northrop Grumman
    Melbourne, FL
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Sr Principal Systems Test Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne FL. This position will support the Manned Aircraft Design Center of Excellence, Systems Integration Test and Evaluation, Lab Operations department.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Synthesizes customer contractual needs and requirements into system test solutions that acknowledges technical, schedule and cost constraints.
    • Develops and directs preparation and execution of comprehensive test plans, procedures and schedules for completing systems.
    • Coordinates integrated testing activities. Reviews and evaluates test requirements to insure completeness of test program.
    • Performs technical analysis of complete systems and prepares comprehensive system level evaluations. Applies extensive technical expertise, and has full knowledge of other related disciplines.
    • Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings. Develop technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.
    • Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.
    Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Sr Principal Systems Test Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne FL. This position will support the Manned Aircraft Design Center of Excellence, Systems Integration Test and Evaluation, Lab Operations department.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Synthesizes customer contractual needs and requirements into system test solutions that acknowledges technical, schedule and cost constraints.
    • Develops and directs preparation and execution of comprehensive test plans, procedures and schedules for completing systems.
    • Coordinates integrated testing activities. Reviews and evaluates test requirements to insure completeness of test program.
    • Performs technical analysis of complete systems and prepares comprehensive system level evaluations. Applies extensive technical expertise, and has full knowledge of other related disciplines.
    • Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings. Develop technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.
    • Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

    Qualifications :

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5+ years of engineering experience OR Master's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 3+ years of engineering experience OR PhD Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university.
    • Proficient in one or more of the following engineering tools AutoCAD Electrical, AutoCAD Mechanical, MS Visio, 3-D CAD software NX, Solid Works, or Autodesk Inventor.
    • Candidate must have and be able to maintain an active U.S. Government security clearance at the Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years and must be able to maintain an active U.S. Government SCI access with a current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI).
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • In depth knowledge of the NAVY E-2 program, Test and Evaluation, research, and analysis of complex aircraft systems.
    • Significant experience with system integration and test against the related E-2C/D prime mission equipment such as Avionics, Navigation, Sensor systems (Radar, IFF, etc.), aircraft power & cooling systems.
    • Full understanding including test and troubleshooting of related sub-systems, discretes, data interfaces incorporating 1553, ARINC, RS-488, IP, serial and Fiber Channel.
    • Experience with Networking, servers & clients, operating systems such as Linux Red Hat 7, Win 10 Pro, MS Server 2012, automated test using LabVIEW, DASYLab, etc.
    • Security+ training is a plus.
    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: 556638891Posted: 2020-05-21