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Northrop Grumman Sr Principal Engineer System Test 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 a Senior Principal Engineer Systems Test to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida and will support the ABMS program.

Essential Functions:

  • Technical expert in multiple areas of network, computer hardware and software, interconnection and interfacing technologies

  • Ensure networks and hardware assets are configured and ready to test by deploying software and configuring hardware

  • Configure, build and troubleshoot advanced networks, hardware and communication systems in a laboratory environment

  • Collaborate with other engineers and lab users to ensure the lab meets test requirements and the needs of all stakeholders

  • Developing and releasing engineering documentation for a detailed laboratory architecture and requirements baseline

  • Support Management and lab users on technical applications and best practices

  • Provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet program needs, including present and future requirements

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 9+ years of network, computer, or software/hardware engineering experience OR Master's Degree from and 7+ years of network, computer, or software/hardware engineering experience OR PhD Degree and 4+ years of network, computer, or software/hardware engineering experience OR 12+ years of network, computer, or software and hardware engineering experience directly related to the requirements of the position. Industry acknowledged certifications may be substituted in lieu of experience.

  • Experience in configuration of complex hardware and software systems

  • Experience using and managing virtual machines

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret level security clearance prior to commencement of employment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A current DoD Secret or Top Secret/SCI level security clearance, to include a Single Scope Background Investigation, a periodic reinvestigation, or an original adjudication date completed within the last 6 years

  • Security+ Certification

  • System administrator experience in Windows or Linux environment(s)

  • Experience with various data links and communication standards to include 1553, Link 16, SATCOM and CDL.

  • Understanding of configuration management for hardware and software

  • Experience with integrating hardware and software in a manned aircraft system

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

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