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Northrop Grumman Principal Test Engineer in Arlington, Virginia

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you'll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you'll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world's most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is seeking a Principal Test Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Arlington, VA.

The Principal Test Engineer shall be responsible for developing, designing, documenting, and executing all testing activities throughout the life of this program. The individual shall coordinate with the development, test, implementation, transition, and O&M teams to make sure proper testing is accomplished throughout the IT life cycle. The PrincipalTest Engineer shall maintain the required Agile certification throughout the program's period of performance.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field and 5 years of relevant experience -OR- a Master's degree in IT, Computer Science, Information Systems or related field and 3 years of relevant experience

  • Possess an Agile certification from a recognized certification authority such as Scrum Alliance, Project Management Institute, ICAgile, etc.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of recent experience providing test engineering similar in enterprise scope and complexity using industry best practices

  • US Citizenship is required in order to obtain a security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience leading teams in designing, implementing, and conducting test and evaluation procedures to ensure system requirements and use cases are met

  • Experience serving as subject matter expert providing testing services and consultation for the support of user requirements of complex to highly complex software/hardware applications.

  • Experience directing and participating in all phases of risk management assessments and software/hardware development with emphasis on analysis of user requirements, test design, and test tools selection

  • Experience developing, maintaining, and upgrading automated test scripts and architectures for application products, and experience writing, implementing, and reporting status for system test cases

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering