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Principal Test Automation Engineer

Requisition ID: R10053408

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Annapolis Junction, Maryland, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Polygraph
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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.

Job Description

Northrop Grumman is hiring!  Earn up to a $20,000 sign on bonus if you are hired against specific TS/SCI Polygraph positions.

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators, who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we will support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you will have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met.

Job Description

•    Work in a team environment utilizing Agile process to automate test procedures
•    Develop/Create automated test scripts utilizing GUI based test automation
•    Develop and execute test procedures to ensure all acceptance criteria are met and the software quality conforms to established policy and standards.
•    Perform regression testing as required.
•    Develop and implement test plans and procedures using the testing tools.
•    Document test results and issues.
•    Provides support to Independent, Validation, & Verification (IV & V) test team during acceptance testing, including test procedure walkthroughs, and answering questions on software functionality.
•    Participates in the agile ceremonies and interface with the agile team(s) and other program staff as required.
•    Develop automated tests for our product and services using frameworks like Mocha, Selenium, Jest
•    Work with our development team to test new features, converting initial manual efforts into new automated tests
•    Identify new automation best practices for our growing engineering team
•    Improve our continuous delivery pipeline, ensuring that we can roll out frequent, robust releases
•    Responsible for the design, development, and support of test cases for functional and non-functional domains, solving the most complex escalated issues
•    Supports the execution of test reports and reviews and acts on recommendations for product or design changes
•    Manages the evaluation, recommendation, and implementation of testing procedures and strategies for products, systems, components or modifications, ensuring alignment to functional / non-functional requirements

Basic Qualifications

•    Acurrent and active TS/SCI Clearance with Poly
•    Bachelor's Degree in a STEM Discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) from an accredited University/College and 5 years of engineering related experience, or a Master's in STEM and 3 years of related experience, or a PhD in STEM and 0 years of related experience
•    Experience writing Python scripts
•    Experience working System Test, SW Development and/or Systems Engineering
•    Familiarity with CI/CD principles
•    Experience with Windows/Linux operating systems & Virtual Machines (VMs)
•    Expert level understanding of the software development lifecycle and agile development methodology

Preferred Qualifications

•    Experience with Atlassian tool suite (JIRA, Git, Confluence)
•    Experience using software test automation tools/frameworks (Selenium)
•    Experience with Java, C++, or Python
•    Experience using UI automation software (Selenium)
 

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Salary Range: $101,200 USD - $164,450 USD

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.