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Northrop Grumman Systems Test 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 Systems Test Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida .

Roles and Responsibilities:

Laboratory System Test Engineer synthesizes customer contractual needs and requirements into system test solutions that acknowledges technical, schedule and cost constraints. Develops and directs preparation and execution of comprehensive test plans, procedures and schedules for completing systems.

  • Perform requirements analysis and decomposition including developing derived requirements as needed to test the system

  • Develop test equipment and simulation requirements

  • Support Systems engineering to develop Verification Cross Reference Matrices

  • Develop Test Planning Detail Sheets

  • Develop Test Plans and Detailed Procedures

  • Support Test Equipment Checkout and System Integration

  • Support Test Execution as First Line Troubleshooter

  • Perform as the hardware responsible engineer for the subsystem under test

  • Perform technical interactions with the system test team to ensure system requirements are being verified

  • Write Test Reports

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 and 2+ years of relevant experience OR Master's Degree in a STEM discipline from an accredited university

  • Candidate must have an active DoD Secret or Top Secret clearance with investigation completed within the last 6 year

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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