Northrop Grumman Software Test Engineer 3 in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

How do cyber terrorists get past the industry's best? They don't. There are too many of us fighting virtual threats, protecting enterprises and entire countries from large-scale attacks. From creating a citywide wireless network for our first responders, to protecting our nation from cyber threats, to building software-defined radios that change how our military communications, our Information Systems team helps life run smoothly and safely.

If you are the sort of person who loves a challenge and likes to be involved in serious organizational and software change -- Then this is without a doubt one of the most interesting and exciting times to join an organization like ours. The culture is one of excellence; team work, learning, delivered value and people. We are looking for people who love to learn and take initiative to really make this happen.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Software Test Engineer 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction, MD.

Description of Position:

Northrop Grumman is seeking a mid-level 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

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Basic Qualifications:

At leastfive (5) years in testing, calibration or integration of software-intensive systems;

Knowledge of web APIs (SOAP/RESTful services).

Basic scripting experience

Familiar with software testing applications (SoapUI, Postman, JMeter, etc.)

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;

Excellent written and oral communication skills;

Understanding of basic UNIX, DOS and Windows commands.

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

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

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.