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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Sr. Principal Test Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Test and Evaluation Organization. This position will be located in San Diego, CA.
The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring tests serve mission objectives and mechanisms are in place to execute the tests. Responsible for testing all customer samples. Oversees the operational aspects of engineering tests and serves as liaison to program, engineering and line management.
Knowledge, Skills and Ability-Apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts. Contributes to the development of new principles and concepts.
Problem Solving -Work on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.
Discretion/Latitude Works under consultative direction toward predetermined long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated. Determine and pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. Work checked through consultation and agreement with others rather than by formal review of superior.
Impact-Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve critical organizational objectives and effect the image of the organization technological capability.
Liaison- Serves as organization spokesperson on advanced projects and/or programs. Acts as advisor to management and customers on advanced technical research studies and applications.
Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and a minimum of 9 years of related experience; or a master's Degree in STEM with a minimum of 7 years of related experience
An active in-scope DoD Top Secret clearance
Must have ability to obtain and maintain Program Access (PAR) within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs
Developing/modifying and releasing engineering documentation for multi system configurations
Restricted Program Access
Architect, Design and Document software/hardware systems
Coordinate with other engineering disciplines to ensure design challenges are mitigated.
Familiar with Visio and basic harness design schematics
Familiar with interconnect design documentation
Security + Certification
Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
System Administrator experience
Windows, Linux Solaris, and Linux Red Hat experience
Salary Range: $117,700 - $176,500
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.