Principal Test Engineer / Sr. Principal Test Engineer - Secret (AHT)Warner Robins, GA

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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems Sector has a need for a Principal/Sr Principal Test Engineer at its Subsystem and Software Sustainment (S&SS) organization in Warner Robins, GA. where you will join our growing team of qualified, diverse individuals at Robins Air Force Base. The selected candidate will be able to invest years of experience into a future of excellence as a Test Engineer, providing engineering support for Military Avionics programs. Our ideal candidate will possess technical expertise and collaborative people skills with the proven ability to work within a technically diverse and fast-paced team. This position is located in Warner Robins, GA. Some travel may be required.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Analyze electronic capabilities to resolve problems and output requirements using engineering best practices and standards.

  • Prepares technical data packages. Therefore, excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills are essential to succeeding in this role

  • Simulates and tests hardware/software test programs.

  • Perform data analysis.

  • Research and collaborate with team members.

**This position may be filled at either Principal or Senior Principal Test Engineer level.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Test Engineer:

  • Must have high school diploma/GED and 9 years direct relevant experience.

  • Will accept Bachelor of Science (B.S) degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or an equivalent STEM related discipline

  • Will accept Minimum of 5 years of direct relevant experience with B.S degree; Minimum of 3 years of direct relevant experience with Masters degree; No direct relevant experience necessary with PhD.

  • Must currently hold and be able to maintain a U.S Department of Defense (DoD) Secret level security clearance.

  • Background in general avionics.

  • Familiarity in DMSMS (Diminishing Manufacturing Sources of Supply) issue resolution and component evaluations to a specific set of requirements as a means to resolve obsolesce.

  • Avionics test experience.

  • Must currently hold and be able to maintain a U.S Department of Defense (DoD) Secret level security clearance

Basic Qualifications for Sr Principal Test Engineer:

  • Must have high school diploma/GED and 13 years direct relevant experience.

  • Will also accept: Bachelor of Science (B.S) degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or an equivalent STEM related discipline

  • Will also accept: Minimum of 9 years of direct relevant experience with B.S degree; Minimum of 7 years of direct relevant experience with Masters degree; No direct relevant experience necessary with PhD;

  • Strong background in general avionics.

  • Familiarity in DMSMS (Diminishing Manufacturing Sources of Supply) issue resolution and component evaluations to a specific set of requirements as a means to resolve obsolesce.

  • Avionics test experience.

  • Must currently hold and be able to maintain a U.S Department of Defense (DoD) Secret level security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong background in general avionics, specifically F-15 avionics.

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or an equivalent STEM related discipline

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Salary Range: $82,000 - $123,000

Salary Range 2: $101,600 - $152,400

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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.