Northrop Grumman Test Conductor 2 in San Diego, 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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems located inSan Diego, CAhas an immediate opening for a Test Conductor 2.

Integration and Test at Northrop Grumman is looking for a junior test conductor to support our exciting global hawk program. The engineer would work in a team of test and data acquisition engineers to complete software testing in the labs and support flight test operations and data handling and processing. San Diego is the Northrop Grumman Center of Excellence for Unmanned systems so there are also opportunities in the future to support many other unmanned test programs, from mature systems like Triton to newer programs like Tern.

Essential Functions:

Engineer responsible for maintaining, operating and upgrading the Mission Data Center at the Global Hawk system center laboratory for multiple programs flight test events.

Hardware and software systems include:

-Telemetry hardware and configuration

-Network infrastructure hardware

-IADS Real-time data system

-Intercom systems

-Master Parameter list maintenance and updates

-Occasional GH Hotbench test director duties

-Zodiac Heim bulk data recording sysems

Basic Qualifications:

  • Department of Defense ActiveSecret clearance or higher

  • Bachelor's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)

  • 2+ years' experience in Flight Test/Operations, or Instrumentation Data

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with instrumentation data recording systems, real-time display software, mission control room design and operation.

  • Experienceworking with data acquisition systems or data analysis

  • Experience drafting wiring schematics in autoCAD, CATIA or VISIO.

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