Test Engineer 3

Requisition ID: 21004917

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Brigham City, Utah
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. Northrop Grumman Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures. Propulsion Systems is currently seeking a Test Engineer 3, to provide testing support in our Test and Research Operations Value Stream team at the Promontory, Utah site. Role Description: As a Test Engineer 3, develop environmental, structural, dynamic, and static test processes for aerospace components including; rocket motors, rocket motor initiation systems, ordnance devices, and illuminating devices using customer specifications, engineering drawings, test plans and other documentation as applicable. The test preparation process includes: review of requirements, development and coordination of safety protocols, design and integration of support equipment, and documenting the test process. The test engineer is responsible for; selection and integration of test instrumentation and data acquisition systems, development of ordnance initiation process, training test technicians, troubleshooting test anomalies, and review of test data. Test engineers work closely with the Safety and Hazards Analysis departments and support cross functional teams in designing and setting up energetic test processes. Test engineers must have demonstrated ability to manage complex test projects and be non-compromising with regards to safety even when working under pressure. Test engineers must be comfortable presenting technical data to internal/external customers, suppliers, and vendors. Test engineers spend time in test facilities (including at offsite customers) developing solutions to a variety of complex testing challenges.  

Education/Certifications •    B.S. degree in an engineering discipline. Prefer Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering. 
•    Minimum 5 years applicable experience.  Position may be filled at one level higher requiring the following:  B.S. degree in an engineering discipline. Prefer Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering. 
•    Minimum 9 years applicable experience.  Experience Requirements:   •    Must be able to qualify for an Alcohol Tobacco and Firearm (ATF) “Explosives Possessor” designation.
•    Must be able to qualify for a Department of Defense security clearance.  
•    Must be disciplined to follow detailed instructions and comply with procedures.
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills to create clear and understandable planning for operators.
•    Detail oriented but able to understand the big picture.
•    Have a working knowledge of test instrumentation and data systems. Experience Preferred:   •    Prior experience supporting Testing Operations.
•    Ability to create/modify simple sketches in CAD or related software for planning sketches.  
  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. UTSpace

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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.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.