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Northrop Grumman Principal/ Sr. Principal Cyber Software Test Engr in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman is a pioneering company. Every day, we design, develop, build and support some of the world's most advanced products, from cutting-edge aircraft and next-generation spacecraft to unrivaled cyber security systems and all-seeing radars. Our employees engage in questioning, problem solving, designing and building our way toward Defining Possible. Defining Possible tells the story of a company leading the way. It's an ethos that is future-driving and optimistic. It is a rallying cry and a uniting call. It is a shared purpose for our employees and a promise to our customers that we'll rise to any challenge.

If you are looking for a challenging and dynamic work environment with access to experts in virtually every field, culture that focuses on supporting employees and opportunities that provide stability while offering variety, Northrop is the right place for you.

At Northrop Grumman, you will have access to a wealth of training and mentoring resources to include: technical courses, certifications, boot camps, tuition assistance, and specialized training programs tailored to meet the demands of our customers and advance your career. Northrop Grumman is a Top 50 Diversity Employer ranking #1 for veterans and people with disabilities in 2019 and also received the Gold Award for Military Friendly companies in 2020. For more information on the benefits of Northrop Grumman click on the link below:

https://www.northropgrumman.com/cyber/

https://oursites.myngc.com/MS/HR/NGC_00000717/SD/Employee Resources/Why Work At NGC Infographic.pdf

https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/

Job Description:

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking Cyber Software Test Engineers to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located in Annapolis Junction, MD. Our systems development teams support a wide range of systems and programs using DevOps and Agile best practices.

As a Cyber Software Test Engineer you will support the systems development lifecycle through a variety of testing methodologies including Unit Testing, Test Automation, Functional, Acceptance, Performance, and Usability testing in an Agile environment. Duties of the Test Engineer include analyzing system requirements and concept of operations documents, acquisition plans, and system descriptions to develop evaluation and test plans and procedures including test and user cases; preparing for and conducting the data collection and analysis; and, reporting status and results. Supports the development of Government test and evaluation documentation e.g., Test & Evaluation (T&E) Strategy, Test & Evaluation Master Plan, Event Test Plans, Test Readiness Assessments, and T&E Reports. Works with other test organizations to support T&E program integration. Provides specialized T&E capabilities tailored to system functions, level, maturity, and performance area.

This position may be filled at a higher level based on the qualifications below.

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Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal (Level 3) or a Sr Principal (Level 4).

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Level Cyber Software Test Engineer (Level 3):

Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.

Educational / Years of experience required:

• BS Degree in a STEM field is required. An additional 4 years of experience on projects with similar processes may be substituted in lieu of degree.

Core Competencies:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below

• 5+ years of Software and Systems Test Engineering experience on programs with similar software processes

• Experience creating testing frameworks and automating test scenarios; experience identifying and reporting defects

• Experience using test automation framework components and tools, such as Selenium, Jmeter, and load testing tools

Basic Qualifications for a Sr Principal Level Cyber Software Test Engineer (Level 4):

Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.

Educational / Years of experience required:

• BS Degree in a STEM field is required. An additional 4 years of experience on projects with similar processes may be substituted in lieu of degree.

Core Competencies:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below

• 5+ years of Software and Systems Test Engineering experience on programs with similar software processes

• Experience creating testing frameworks and automating test scenarios; experience identifying and reporting defects

• Experience using test automation framework components and tools, such as Selenium, Jmeter, and load testing tools

Security Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Willingness to Support/Learn:

• Experience working in Agile engineering environment

• Experience working in DevOps environment

• Experience producing evaluation plans (metrics frameworks, scenarios/threads, timelines, requirements, Test & Evaluation cross-walks), analysis plans, data requirements, risk assessments, evaluation reports, status reports

• Experience applying foundational concepts of testing, software development lifecycle (SDLC), and testing practices throughout SDLC

• Experience translating requirements and user stories into functional test cases

• Experience programming in Java

• Experience writing and maintaining Linux shell scripts

• Experience with RESTful services or other web APIs such as Swagger

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.

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