Northrop Grumman SMORS - Principal Systems Test Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado
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The Systems Engineering team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal Systems Test Engineer based out of Colorado Springs, CO. This position will be supporting the Sustainment and Modernization of Radar Sensors (SMORS) program focusing on the BMEWS / PAVE PAWS radar systems.
What You'll Get to Do:
Establish milestones and monitor adherence to master plans and schedules, identify program risks and obtain solutions to include allocation of resources
Support the development of system test solutions in accordance with project technical, schedule and cost constraints
Lead, prepare and execute comprehensive system/element level test plans, procedures and test events
Lead system/element level test planning and test readiness reviews
Coordinate integrated testing activities and resolve conflicts for competing systems.
Document test requirements and methodologies in the requirements management system.
Train less experienced personnel on the system test processes and procedures
Review system engineering documentation to ensure test plans and methodologies meet system needs and are accurate, comprehensive, consistent and complete
Participate in trade studies to support the selection of preferred design solutions, commercial hardware or software components, and preferred course of action alternatives in project development/product delivery
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
Participating in project technical risk analysis and mitigation
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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Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline with5 years of systems or test engineering experience; or3 years' experience with a Master's degree inSTEM related discipline
Active DoD Secret clearance is required for this position
Experience in using a requirements management tool, such as DOORS
Experience in/with Unix/Linux operating systems
Experience in using a discrepancy management tool, such as Jira, Bugzilla, etc.
Familiarity with Agile software development methodology
Familiarity with ground-based radars such as Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS) and/or Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS) Precision Acquisition Vehicle Entry (PAVE) Phased Array Warning System (PAWS) (BPP)
Experience with test automation
Experience in writing scripts using scripting languages such as Korn Shell, Bourne Shell, Python, Perl, bash, tcl, etc.
Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, team oriented environment
Self-starter - efficient in achieving goals and proactive in pursuing subsequent tasks
Excellent written and verbal communications skills - Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Familiarity with MS Office suite of tools (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
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 package will include the following:
Paid Time Off
Training and Development
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
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