Northrop Grumman Test Engineer in Plymouth, Minnesota

Test Engineer

Locations:Plymouth, MN

Categories: Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID:DDW20182011-48914

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people?s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation?s history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Job Summary

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Test Engineer to provide test support for our Missile Products Division located in Plymouth, MN location. We are seeking a candidate with a desire to learn and experience working in an engineering environment. Responsibilities will include supporting more senior Test Engineers with the planning, coordination, execution, analysis and reporting of planned test events. The candidate will support the development of test fixtures, data acquisition, transducer selection, writing test plans and reports, coordination with test facilities and interfacing with other engineering groups.

Additional duties and responsibilities include:

  • Knowledge of Climatic, Vibration and Mechanical Shock, Electromagnetic Effects, and Insensitive Munitions Testing. Understanding of simple electronic circuits and fire circuits.

  • Knowledge of Shock Response Spectrums, Power Spectral Densities and Data Filtering

  • Support design and fabrication of test fixtures.

  • Understanding of energetic components and materials.

  • Knowledge of commercial and government test facilities for environmental and EME test activities.

  • Knowledge of MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-331, MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-464, MIL-S-901, MIL-STD-2105, JOTP-052 and JOTP-053 standards and guidelines.

  • Support test design to satisfy requirement objectives.

  • Familiar with signal analysis tools, MATLAB, MS Office Tools and MS VISIO.

  • Ability to simultaneously support multiple test activities.

  • Willingness to travel.

  • Good written and oral presentation skills

Experience Required

  • Requires BS in Electrical, Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering & 2 years or master’s degree in engineering

  • Must be willing to work with DoD programs and energetic devices.

  • Must be U.S. Citizen and have the ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:3-5 Years