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Principal System Integration Engineer (22-253)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

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 Space Systems - Launch and Missile Defense Systems has an exciting career opportunity for a Principal System Integration Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located out of Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO.Position Overview:The Field and Integration Test team is responsible for the integration of the C2BMC system into the MDIOC C2BMC Testbed and the Operational systems. The Integration activity is to ensure the install matches the Configuration Managed baseline and to verify settings and operations. The Test activity is to exercise high level functions and capabilities to ensure no change from the test environment. The servers and workstations are both Linux and Windows based, using virtual servers. Integration includes troubleshooting of the installed software to identify resolutions if the system is incorrectly installed or if settings are incorrect. C2BMC is deployed internationally; therefore some travel may be required, but most efforts are from a central location with remote access.Essential Functions:

  • Plans, implements, tests, documents, and maintains solutions for the integration and testing of in-house developed and COTS/GOTS components, elements, subsystems and/or systems.
  • Synthesizes customer contractual needs and requirements into system test solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule and cost constraints.
  • Establishes functional and technical specifications and standards, solves hardware/software interface problems, defines input/output parameters, and ensures integration of the entire system or subsystem.
  • Reviews, evaluates and derives requirements for testability, develops and directs preparation and execution of comprehensive test plans, procedures and schedules for complete systems and/or subsystems.
  • Coordinates subsystem and/or system testing activities with programs and other organizations.
  • Performs analysis of test results and prepares comprehensive subsystem and/or system level evaluation reports which verify and validate system performance.
  • Writes discrepancy reports and performs integration regression testing to verify/validate incorporated fixes to software, components, subsystems and systems.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 related field; 3 years' with a Master's degree.
    • Must possess a DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA)
    • 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.
    • Candidate should have experience in troubleshooting of small to large scale infrastructure.Preferred Qualifications:
      • 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.
      • For this position, network architecture and device knowledge and scripting skills for data mining and formatted display of data are a plus.
      • Experience within the Mission Defense realm and previous test and integration experience are also very useful.
      • The ability to get a Top Secret clearance or have a current Top Secret clearance is 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 https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx NGSpaceCOSpaceNGFeaturedJobsC2BMCAdditional Northrop Grumman Information:" Salary Range: $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.

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