San Diego, 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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Engineer or Principal Engineer Systems Test to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA.

The Engineer or Principal Engineer Systems Test will synthesize 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.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Security+ certification
  • Responsible for development and execution of software test cases to verify subsystem functional requirements.
  • The ideal candidate is detail oriented, organized, and able to learn challenging concepts quickly in a fast-paced environment.
  • Developing robust nominal & off-nominal software test cases centered on improving the user experience
  • Work independently to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects at once.
  • The candidate will also be expected to actively seek opportunities for process improvement.
This requisition may be filled at either a Engineer level or Principal Engineer level.

Basic Qualifications for Engineer level:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM Discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) from an accredited University/College and 2 years of engineering related experience, or a Master's in STEM and 0 years of related experience, or a PhD in STEM and 0 years of related experience
  • An active in-scope DoD Top Secret Clearance, and the ability to obtain program access within a reasonable timeframe to meet business needs
  • Experience writing Python scripts
  • Experience working System Test, SW Development and/or Systems Engineering
  • Experience with Windows or Linux operating systems & Virtual Machines (VMs)
  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle and agile development methodology
Basic Qualifications for Principal Engineer level:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM Discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) from an accredited University/College and 2 years of engineering related experience, or a Master's in STEM and 0 years of related experience, or a PhD in STEM and 0 years of related experience
  • An active in-scope DoD Top Secret Clearance, and the ability to obtain program access within a reasonable timeframe to meet business needs
  • Experience writing Python scripts
  • Experience working System Test, SW Development and/or Systems Engineering
  • Experience with Windows or Linux operating systems & Virtual Machines (VMs)
  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle and agile development methodology
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2 years of engineering experience or 0 years with a Master's Degree
  • Experience with IBM Rational tool suite (DOORS and ClearQuest)
  • Experience with Atlassian tool suite (JIRA, Git, Confluence)
  • Experience using software test automation tools/frameworks
  • Experience with Java, C++, or Python
  • Security+ certification
Salary Range: $74,900 USD - $112,300 USD
Salary Range 2: $92,200 USD - $138,400 USD

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.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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.

San Diego, 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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