Palmdale, California

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 Aeronautic Systems has an immediate opening at our Palmdale, California facility for a Systems Test Engineer. The primary job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Contribute to the development of detailed test plans, test schedules, and test procedures and provide support for integration testing. 

Support and host test planning working groups.  

Contribute to test card development and review in collaboration with other engineering disciplines, system test and engineering management.

Interface with design and analysis functions to develop test and test data requirements

Coordinate test equipment and personnel requirements for safe and efficient execution of tests. 

Provide test execution support and make real-time decisions regarding safety, efficiency, and effectiveness. 

Participate in post-test data evaluation and discrepancy resolution.  

Serve as the subject matter focal point to interface with internal and external organizations to develop test and test data requirements.  

Excellent communication skills required, must work well in a team environment, and must work independently to solve a variety of complex problems.  

Basic Qualifications:

5 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math).    

3 Years with Masters in STEM

0 years with a Ph.D. in STEM

Overtime, odd shifts, and weekend work will be required.

Current Active DOD Top Secret clearance

The ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access are required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of system test and integration.

Prior test technician experience.

Experience calibrating and inspecting special test equipment.

Experience creating, updating and executing test procedures.

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.

Palmdale, California

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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