Principal Test Engineer - ST CFPT (21-052)
Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: April 8, 2021
Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile
products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has
opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space
exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting
multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a
culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining
Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and
protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the
future. Explore your future and launch your career today.
At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that
preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching
the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early
beginnings of the universe. 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
Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join
our team as a Principal Test Engineer based out of Schriever Air
Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO.
What You'll get to Do:
- The candidate's primary responsibility is to work as a member
of the Integration & Test Functional Area to plan, execute, and
report on various missile defense system ground tests, flight
tests, and exercises.
- The candidate must also be able to act as a technical interface
to MDA working level counterparts on an as-required basis.
- Ability to work with the customer to understand the needs of
the project and find ways to satisfy those needs within the
- Travel requirements are minimal, but may average 1-2 trips per
year. Non-standard work hours are likely during event
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 related field; 9 years'
experience in lieu of a degree.
- Must possess a DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher
(Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA) within 60
days of hire date.
- The candidate must understand systems engineering, systems
design and development.
- Ability to analyze high-level needs and through a structured
and logical approach refine the need into an integrated set of
requirements that leads to a fielded product.
- Ability to lead portions of the activity and direct the
activities of fellow engineers.
- Excellent communications skills desired (written and oral).
Able to write and implement engineering plans within a
- Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical
approaches and findings.
- The Engineering personnel must possess an understanding of
systems engineering processes and logistics principles, including
artifact generation (e.g. specifications, Interface Control
Documents, System Architecture Descriptions, Use Cases, Trade
- Proficiency in Windows and Unix/Linux operating systems is
required, along with experience with military systems used in
missile defense such as AN/TPY-2, SBIRS/BOA, Aegis, THAAD, Patriot,
and GMD, including their operational characteristics.
- Candidates must have experience working in an integrated team
environment with other systems, software, and specialty engineers
to develop solutions using NT or similar processes and methods.
- Experience with network applications and networking concepts is
- Experience in Missile Defense Systems is highly desired. 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
Salary Min: $83,600
Salary Max: $125,400
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. 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. Learn about Northrop
Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.
Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
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.
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