Colorado Springs, Colorado

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.

The Engineering organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter.

Come be a part of our mission! Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal System Integration Engineer based out of Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO.

What You’ll get to Do:

- Integrate software into test suites, primarily Virtual servers.

- Develop site and event specific configurations to support test, war games, and exercise events.

- Operate and troubleshoot systems during test events.

- Work with external National Team (CLAW) personnel to resolve test lab issues. - Work with Operations and Sustainment personnel to resolve installation and processing issues.

- Create and modify scripts to extract specific information from log files. perform data analysis of input, internal, and output message data. trouble shoot both test and operational issues.

- Document test results and prepare test status documentation.

- Author Spiral and build-level test plan documents and procedures.

- Create Test Discrepancy Reports to document issues.

- Assist software development personnel with the investigation and resolution of issues.

- Develop troubleshooting procedures and work-around documents.

- Develop and execute detailed test plans and procedures to test in an integrated environment or to test specific capabilities.

- Plan and lead integration tests with external elements and sensors.

- Review and provide feedback of system specifications, development, test, network documents as necessary. - Attend meetings with other F As, customers, etc. and represent the Integration team.

- Position is based in Colorado Springs at Schriever Air Force Base but sometimes multi-week travel to customer sites (e.g. EUCOM, CENTCOM) and contractor sites (e.g. Huntsville, HWY83) may be required. Ability to travel is a requirement.

Basic Qualifications:

If applicable, please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume.

- An active Secret clearance is required.

- 5 Years with Bachelor’s degree in a STEM-related field. 3 years’ with Master’s degree.

- Must possess a DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA) or the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire date.

- Experience with Systems Integration and System/Software Testing, including virtualized environments.

- Experience in the integration of system components within an integrated test environment.

- Working knowledge of system design and overall integration into an operational environment.

- High proficiency with VMware, virtual servers, UNIX, including shell scripting. - Detailed knowledge of Windows and Unix environments.

- Working knowledge in test plan/procedure preparation and test execution.

- Candidate must be a self-starter with good communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills and an ability to work effectively in a fast-paced team environment.

- Candidate must be able to cooperatively develop integration plans/procedures from sources such as functional/performance requirements and stated technical capabilities, monitor the integration of the test resources, execute these detailed integration procedures, analyze integration results, and present the results orally and in written format.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Candidate should have experience in troubleshooting of small to large scale infrastructure.

- Top Secret clearance desired, minimum requirement of Secret security clearance required.

- Ideal candidate should have either knowledge of or practical experience with industry or DoD test methodologies and terminology.

- Experience with operational systems (e.g. Aegis, Patriot), development systems (e.g. GMD, THAAD, Aegis), and off-the-shelf statistical analysis packages a plus.

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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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.

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 most positions.

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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