Principal Test Engineer
Posted on Apr 18, 2021 by Northrop Grumman
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 candidates 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 resource constraints.
Travel requirements are minimal, but may average 1-2 trips per year. Non-standard work hours are likely during event execution.
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 project.
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 (eg specifications, Interface Control Documents, System Architecture Descriptions, Use Cases, Trade Studies, etc).
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 desired.
Experience in Missile Defense Systems is highly desired.
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