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Northrop Grumman Associate Software Engineer in Melbourne, Florida

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for an Associate Engineer Software to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida .

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Melbourne Aircraft Design, Engineering and Test Department is looking for a passionate and dedicated System Integration Test & Evaluation (SIT&E) Automation Engineer to join our Integration & Test team in Melbourne, FL.

The SIT&E Team is responsible for completing verification of system level hardware and software capabilities developed and integrated for a classified program.

As an automation engineer you'll be engaging in level I and level II system test automation efforts. You'll utilize your level of understanding of system test to identify test cases as candidates for automation, identify the hardware and software required for that automation, and utilize the ATLAS framework to create the automation capabilities. Your knowledge of software will be utilized to drive requirements to our lab tools team and drive additional capabilities to our automation framework.

This position will require occasional shift work and overtime. Additionally, the nature of this position requires individuals to be comfortable working full time in a classified development environment; cell phones or personal electronic devices are prohibited within these areas.

Rotation opportunities within systems test are available.

This position may require travel, but will be permanently located in Melbourne, Florida.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university

  • Candidate must have an active DoD Secret Clearance with investigation within the last 6 years.

  • This position requires candidate to obtain Special Program Access prior to commencement of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Program Access

  • Prior internships or coursework experience in software/hardware testing or equivalent, particularly outlining test plans, defining necessary regression testing, and test case and procedure development and execution.

  • Experience in several of the following areas: air vehicle lab testing, flight controls testing in lab environment, leadership experience; systems development experience; knowledge of architectures, Mission Systems, Mission Planning, Communications, Data links, Computer networks, Sensors, Avionics, COTS hardware, Integration, and/or Test

  • Experience testing manned or unmanned aircraft (via labs, ground or flight testing) or similar system test experience

  • Knowledge of automated software testing methodologies and processes

  • Demonstrated ability to meet very short deadlines and multi-task in a fast-paced work environment.

  • Knowledge of the following tools, DOORS┬«, ViTech CORE, Fundamentals of Systems Engineering, VISIO┬«, CPLM, and Automated Testing (Python, C++, Java).

  • Lab Test experience with air vehicle testing, Failure Modes and Effects (FMET), vehicle management system testing, fuel, flight controls testing, or actuator testing

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