Northrop Grumman Cyber Software Test Engineer 3 in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Adversaries, cybercriminals and cyber terrorists, are working every hour of every day to develop new means to compromise networks, to seize valuable intellectual property and personal data, and to gain an advantage on the digital battlefield. At Northrop Grumman, our mission is to see to it that they fail. Speed, stealth and precision - keys to controlling the physical domains of land, sea, air and space are imperatives in controlling the cyber domain. Our talented employees make advances every day based on these imperatives and are committed to providing the most advanced protection for our customers against the rapidly evolving cyber threat spectrum. Our company is trusted with securing some of the most high-risk systems and continues to be the trusted provider of mission enabled solutions for the security or our nation and allies. This is without a doubt one of the most exciting times to join our team. So come join us and experience the value of performance.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Cyber Software Test Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Senior Test Engineer to help lead the integration and acceptance testing activities for a product suite. Responsibilities include:

Managing the project's gap between developer-controlled unit-testing and client-led acceptance-testing, identifying and prioritizing test cases/plans and their execution based on available resources

Defining/creating test plan, test case, test procedure, test report documents.

Working with systems engineers on acceptance criteria or development engineers on product configuration/operation as necessary

Coordinating scheduling and completion of test activities

Reporting of all discrepancies noted during test activities

Basic Qualifications:

At least six (6) years in testing, calibration or integration of software-intensive systems;

Proficient in the collaborative development of documentation artifacts such as test cases, plans, procedures, and reports;

Strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills, able to engage with a variety of external stakeholders and provide strong task leadership to drive on-schedule outcomes

Background in REST/Soap web services

Basic understanding of Linux from the command line

Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI with Polygraph is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Understanding of various scripting languages

Ability to run/create automated test scripts using web API

Knowledge of automation tools (SOAP UI, jmeter, Postman)

Ability to troubleshoot using application/system logs

Experience with Solenium

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.