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Northrop Grumman SMORS Engineer Systems Test in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Do you want to work at an international company with endless opportunities for growth and advancement? Are you eager to join a trust-based, globally-connected team, where your contributions will define what's possible?

We are looking for team members who want to solve interesting, complex problems, which protect our nation. Your talents and passion are most important to us. If you don't know a language, program, or platform, we will teach you! Become a part of our enthusiastic teams where we have fun working together and take pride in our contributions to the nation's safety.

As a Systems Test Engineer, you will be developing and sustaining systems using current technologies and others yet to come. We are seeking team members who have a thirst for knowledge, approach each day with optimism, and have a relentless drive to solve complex problems. Creativity and innovation are imperative for this role, because at Northrop Grumman, many of the problems we work on are impossible... until they're not.

Northrop Grumman's Space Systems Sector is seeking applicants for a position on the Sustainment and Modernization of Radar Sensors (SMORS) program as a SystemsTest Engineer. This position will focus on Agile software development activities for the Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS). This position will be located in Colorado Springs, CO, and up to 25% travel may be required.

What You'll Get to Do:

  • Support the PARCS agile software development team focused on DEVSECOPS solutions

  • Support the development of system test solutions in accordance with project technical, schedule and cost constraints

  • Assist team in development of innovative Test Automation solutions

  • Participate in, prepare and execute comprehensive system/element level test plans and procedures

  • Support system/element level test planning and test readiness reviews

  • Document test requirements and methodologies in the requirements management system.

  • Review system engineering documentation to ensure test plans and methodologies meet system needs and are accurate, comprehensive, consistent and complete

  • Support the development of system integration plans, procedures and scenarios used in the conduct of software/hardware system integration testing

  • Participate in engineering peer reviews as a document originator or reviewer to ensure technical quality and engineering rigor is appropriate

  • Participate in project technical risk analysis and mitigation

What does success look like? As a successful employee, you will:

  • Be an active and integral member of your team

  • Channel your enthusiasm to innovate

  • Be part of a supportive team that develops and deploys technologies that matter to our national security

  • Work with agility, flexibility, and collaboration to explore creative ideas

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Education Assistance

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Life insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Employee Discounts

  • Flexible schedules on some programs, like the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work

For more details please visit our total rewards site or chat with one of our recruiters to learn more Link: https://benefits.northropgrumman.com


Basic Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience: 2 years applicable experience with Bachelors degree from an accredited college; 0 years with Masters. 4 years of applicable experience may be substituted for degree.

  • Active Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance

  • Experience with automated testing techniques and tools

  • Technical documentation and analysis experience

  • Experience in Agile development processes

  • Current Security+ certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM)

  • Familiarity and/or experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) development processes

  • Familiarity and/or experience with real-time operating systems

  • Familiarity and/or experience with emulation/virtualization technologies

  • Familiarity with ground-based radars, familiarity with phased array radars - Ideally with Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS) / PAVE Phased Array Warning System (PAVE PAWS), or the Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS)

  • Experience using test automation tools and writing basic test scripts using Java or python programming languages

  • Experience in Linux scripting using bash or python

Employees may be eligible for discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow for employees to share in company results. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of of benefits including healthcare 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.


Salary Range: $67,250-$101,280

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.

Job Category : Engineering