Northrop Grumman Engineer Systems Test 4 in Palmdale, California

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.

Test Director/System Test Engineerposition responsible to overseesystem tests on an airvehicle. Serves as liaison toEngineering and the Air Vehicle Manager. Reviews status of test requirements, manages test schedules and prepares reports. Oversees technicians during test. Assesses anomalies and develops resolutions to documented procedures in conjunction with Quality Engineering.

The candidate must understand the basic operation of aircraft systems such as Avionics, Fuels, Hydro, ECS, and Electrical. Must be able to write test and troubleshooting procedures,perform testing of systems, and direct troubleshooting of discrepancies on an aircraft depot and flightline environment. Candidate will work closely with engineers ofall disciplines and technicians to return a modified aircraft to flyable status.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) field of study from an accredited university

  • Minimum 9 years proven experience testing one or more of the following:

  • Aircraft Avionics & Electrical Systems

  • Aircraft Hydraulic Systems

  • Aircraft Fuel Systems

  • Aircraft Environmental Control Systems

  • Active DoD Secret clearance (required to start) and the ability to maintain and obtain Special Access Programs (SAP) level access/clearance is required also

  • Understanding of test and checkout operations on aircraft

  • Must be able to write testing instructions from drawings and electrical schematics

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Air Force Tech Orders

  • Control room experience during test flights

  • 1553 mux troubleshooting and use of Hexadecimal

  • Radar systems operation

  • Experience with Digital Volt Meters

  • Experience writing test procedures

  • Proficient with PowerPoint, Excel, Word

  • Manufacturing Execution System (MES)

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