Principal/Sr. Principal Systems Test Engineer- Deployment Test Engineer

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 & Sciences (E&S) 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 Mission Systems and NEW MOON program is looking for
motivated individuals to provide deployment support to the Integration, Test and Deployment (IT&D) organization.

What you'll get to do:

Duties include overall planning and execution form AIM deployment across NEW MOON supported customer Mission Centers. The selected candidate will perform those duties as assigned by the Deployment Lead. Those duties will include, but are not limited to: coordinate AIM deployment activities across NEW MOON organizations, coordinate with delivery leads for resources, planning and schedule. Coordinate with the customer and Sites on deployment portions of Site Surveys, PSA, PSR and deployment execution milestones. Support program planning activities, support program meetings, support organizational staffing activities, help support the program board (ERB, DRB etc.) activities as the deployment representative, as well as the program Risk Management activities and process. The selected candidate will be the Deployment organizational representative for assigned program deployments and should have knowledge of development processes. The selected candidate will serve as the Deployment representative at other selected program meeting and activities as assigned by the Deployment Lead.

The candidate must have strong organizational planning and execution skills. Responsive and flexible in programmatic changes. Demonstrated strong communication skill across a wide variety of situations are a must, including ability to communicate complex technical material to missed audiences to include executive and Senior Government personnel. Must have s trong leadership and verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills and w ork well in a team environment. Experience in planning and deploying large complex software systems is desired. Ability to collaborate across diverse companies in remote locations is required. The selected candidate will have demonstrated creativity and collaborative leadership in resolving complex technical issues during deployment. Knowledge of deploying a virtual environment is desired.

This position may be filled at a higher grade based on the requirements below.

This position may be filled as a Principal or Sr. Principal Systems Test Engineer.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Systems Test Engineer:
Bachelor's degree in a STEM fieldwith 5years of related experience; 4 additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Systems Test Engineer:
Bachelor's degree in a STEM field with 9years of related experience; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

Basic Qualifications for Principal and Sr. Principal Systems Test Engineer:

  • Strong presentation and documentation skills
  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance and CI Poly within last 5 years

  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Productivity tools including Microsoft Office suite, Rational Clear Quest, MS SharePoint and private wiki repositories
    • Experience on legacy program is a plus
    • Experience deploying large, complex operational systems featuring multiple baselines
    • NSIS delivery requirements
    • Security+ certified or the ability to get certified within 6 months of hire
    • Model based systems engineering experience
    • JIRA experience
    • Leadership experience
    • Demonstrated quick learner and self-starter.
    • Knowledge of agile software/system development
    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

    Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

    Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

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    Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

    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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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