Northrop Grumman SRM Verification Test Analyst (18-033) in Schriever AFB, Colorado
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) was selected by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency to participate on the Missile Defense National Team. This team was chartered to develop a Ballistic Missile Defense System for the United
States. Missile Defense and Protective Systems (MDPS) serves as Northrop Grumman Mission Systems' focal point for all activities associated with missile defense, including Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications
(C2BMC), simulation & modeling, systems engineering, and target discrimination.
As member of the Integration & Test (I&T) Functional Area of the Missile Defense National Team for Command and Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC) (aka C2BMC NT), this position will coordinate, develop and execute detailed test plans and procedures to test C2BMC interfaces design implementation in an integrated environment or to test specific capabilities for interfaces or infrastructure in support of operations (e.g., Internal Messaging, control and monitoring, message and display recording and playback, failover processing).
Execute tests of interface communication paths and capacity performance; conduct post-test data analysis and reporting.
Create test Discrepancy Reports to document issues and assist development with the investigation and resolution of issues.
Coordinate and disseminate the weekly Lab Schedule including sending out the Daily Status Report (DSR) for the runs that were executed that day.
Review and comment on testability issues, obvious design flaws, anticipate data collection points and coordinate development of plans for and conduct of anomaly test and analysis as required.
The ideal candidate will possess experience in testing and evaluation of a software-intensive system in a variety of test environments/venues.
Candidate experience should include: use of DoD test methodologies; functional capability related test/analysis planning and execution; planning and execution of test data collection; and test data analysis and reporting.
The analysis experience should involve characterizing system, software, or component performance using quantitative methods; reporting the characterization to subsequent users; and contributing to performance assessment by program
- This experience may come from independent efforts and/or from participation within test teams.
Travel can be expected, but will likely average less than 1 trip every 3-4 months. Some non-standard work hours are possible intermittently.
-5 years of related work experience with a Bachelors Degree in a STEM discipline (Mathematics, Science, Engineering, or Technology); or3 years with a Masters Degree within these areas.
Active Secret clearance is required for this position.
The candidate must possess the technical skills to evaluate software, algorithms and processes
Knowledge of the integration and testing of Command & Control systems with applied relevance to basic architectures utilized in the BMDS environment and focused for C2BMC to include external C2BMC element interfaces.
Knowledge of software verification processes and techniques, test reporting, regression testing, and test data analysis.
The candidate should have significant experience and expertise with ICD verification as well as command and control infrastructure software such as data handling and synchronization including ancillary equipment monitoring.
The successful candidate will be required to analyze and validate the performance and validity of Sensor Resource Management interfaces and supporting system software to specified system requirements.
-IAT Level2 certification- Security+required.
Ability to critically assess C2BMC Sensor Resource Management capability, element interface, tasking, and overall sensor functionality in the BMDS
Working knowledge of Tactical Data Links, including J/K series
MDA element analysis, experience with BMDS elements or components, to include operational systems (e.g., Aegis, Patriot), and developmental systems (e.g., GMD, THAAD, SBX) in either a test or operational environment, manipulation
of large data sets - Spreadsheet analysis, and associated tools
- MATLAB, JAVA software or PYTHON scripting development, Perl, PL/SQL queries, conducting post-processing and quantitative/qualitative analysis of collected data, development of action plans based upon analysis of data, documenting software deficiency reports, and presenting analysis results and plans of action orally and/or in written format (e.g., slides, annotated slides, test report document).
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.