Northrop Grumman Principal Engr Sys Test in Palmdale, California
Flight Test Engineer 3 - Responsibilities: Develops and publishes detailed test plans, test schedules, and test procedures for developmental testing. Provides laboratory support for integration testing. Supports and host test planning working groups. Interfaces with test article design and analysis teams to define test configuration and data requirements. Contributes to test card development and review in collaboration with other engineering disciplines and test operations personnel. Conduct test readiness reviews, and pre/posttest briefings. Provides mission control room support and makes real-time decisions regarding safety, efficiency, and effectiveness. Conducts and contributes to pre-flight and post-test data analyses to support anomaly identification and resolution. Maintains metrics on status of testing and constraints.
This position requires outstanding written and oral communications skills. Individual will be required to serve as either a principal subject matter focal point between maintenance, design engineering, and test site team. Individual must be able to work under only general direction to determine and develop approaches to solutions; must be able to work both within a team environment and independently; must be self-motivated, thorough, and detailed; and must be willing to learn additional engineering discipline areas.
Basic Qualifications: A Bachelors' degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or equivalent from and accredited university. A minimum of 5 years of applicable experience with a BS or 3 years with a MS. Current Secret clearance. Overtime, odd shifts, and weekend work will occasionally be required.
Preferred Qualifications: In depth knowledge of or flight test experience, to include control room monitoring, in one of the following disciplines: Payloads, Mission Systems, or Subsystems. Top Secret Clearance
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Job Category : Engineering