Systems & Test Engineer 3

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman is seeking Mid-Level Systems Engineers. These positions will be with our Technology Services sector located at Hill AFB, Utah.

Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force's sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities and associated infrastructure.

The successful applicant will:

  • Apply the principles of systems engineering to test planning, test conduct, and test reporting to verify component and system design requirements against applicable standards and specifications
  • Participate in technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses associated with managed test items
  • Perform test planning and requirements analysis, generate and maintain test data, generate test procedures and prepare daily status reports for customers and management during on-going test programs
  • Support planning for verification using modeling and simulation, test data processing, and performance analysis
  • Support AF customer's pre- and post-test internal review meetings, including Technical Review / Safety Review Boards, Test Approval Boards, as required
  • Prepare inputs for and participate in Test Readiness Review (TRR) and Functional Configuration Audit (FCA)
  • Provide support to systems engineering processes as required for unit-under-test development, including concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal
  • Maintain design documentation and follow configuration management requirements
  • Develop Basis of Estimates (BOEs) for the systems engineering and test functions
  • Interface with AF customer
  • This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

Basic Qualifications:
  • This position may be filled at a level 3 or level 4
  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science degreein Mechanical, Electrical, or Aerospace Engineering, Physics or Mathematics
  • Minimum 5 years of related experience with Bachelor's degree; 3 years with Master's (Level 4 requires 9 years with a Bachelor's degree, 7 years with a Master's,4 years with a PhD)
  • US Citizen able to obtain a Secret clearance


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Active Secret clearance or higher
  • 5 years of experience with ICBM Weapon System
  • Experience with any of the following tools and languages: CORE, DOORS, Rhapsody, Cameo, ModelCenter, MagicDraw, Easy Power, Prima Vera, UML, SysML
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • 5 years of experience in Systems and Test Engineering and any of the following areas:
    • Test Plan and Test Report development
    • Test procedures development
    • Test conduct, test log, and test anomaly management
    • Requirements Management: MBSE, Functional Block Diagrams, Specification Trees
    • Systems and end item requirements validation and verification
    • Design: Systems Design, Systems Architecture, Systems Integration, N2 Analysis, Trade Studies
    • Problem Solving
    • General knowledge of multiple engineering disciplines: Safety, Nuclear Hardness, Nuclear Surety, Material Science, Environmental, Parts and Logistics, etc
    • Failure Modes, Effects, and Criticality Analysis
    • Project Management
    • Decision Making: Risk Management, Cost-Risk-Benefit Analysis


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.${descr2}${descr3}


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