System Test Analyst and Tool Developer-19019614

Location: Schriever AFB
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift


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 customers worldwide.


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.


We are seeking highly qualified candidates for a System Test Analyst and Tool Developer supporting the C2BMC program. .


What You'll Get to Do:

As member of the Integration & Test (I&T) Functional Area of the Missile Defense National Team for C2BMC, this Tools Team member will: coordinate, develop and maintain analysis and test tracking tools. In performance of these tasks, the Tools Developer will be responsible for the following: assist with the planning, scheduling and development of verification analysis tools; ; ensuring proper backup/archiving of test products and analysis datasets; develop and maintain analysis tools in accordance with requirements provided by the test analysts including Excel-based tools (VBA) and ETL (Extract/Transform/Load) tools created in JAVA


The successful candidate will possess the technical skills to develop tools to evaluate software, algorithms and processes that enable the C2BMC element of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). They will:

  • Have 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

  • Be able to assist test tool analysts with technical troubleshooting and analysis of test traceability and analysis tools.

  • Have skills in the development and maintenance of relational databases; manipulation of large data sets; spreadsheet analysis, and associated tools; experience in the use of software test and analysis tools, requirements traceability tools such as DOORS; the use of discrepancy tracking tools such as Rational ClearQuest; the use of tools for test automation; JAVA software, SQL queries

  • DoD test methodologies experience

  • Experience in software test/analysis planning and execution; planning and execution of test data collection; and test data analysis and reporting.


This position is located at Schriever AFB near Colorado Springs. Some travel may be required. Some non-standard work hours are possible intermittently.


Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.


Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.


Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.






You'll Bring These Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in a related discipline from an accredited college with 2 years experience; 0 years with Masters degree
  • Active Secret clearance is required to start

  • Current IAT - Level II certification required to start (Security+ CE preferred)

  • Experience with analysis tools (e.g., S-Plus, Perl scripting, MATLAB)

  • Experience in software development (e.g., C++/C# or visual studio) or the development and use of software test and analysis tools

  • Relational Database development (preferably MySQL) experience

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • STEM degree preferred
  • Web development, process improvement, and/or causal analysis experience

  • Experience with BMDS elements or components, to include operational systems (e.g., Aegis, Patriot, GMD, THAAD, SBX, Aegis) in either a test or operational environment

  • Experience in the use of COTS modeling, simulation and analysis tools


What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

Health Plan

Savings Plan

Paid Time Off

Wellness Program

Employee Discount Program

On-Site Fitness Center (available at some locations)

Flexible Work Schedules

Additional benefits

Education Assistance

Training and Development

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job ID: 19019614

  Reasons to apply:

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Secret Required