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GBSD Principal/System Test Engineer – 4593

Requisition ID: R10040787

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Corinne, Utah, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • 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.

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 is seeking a Principal/System Test Engineer.  This position will be located in Promontory, UT and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrence (GBSD) program.  This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What Youll Get To Do: 

Candidate will plan and execute system level integration and test activities.  Candidates will collaborate with other integrated product teams to define test objectives, resources and requirements in support of test planning while authoring system-level test information/planning sheets. Test engineers will also be responsible for ground or flight test execution within the program System Integration Labs or ground test facilities.

Frequent Travel between Vandenberg Space Force Base CA, Promontory UT and Roy UT.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including: 
• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage 
• 401k 
• Educational Assistance 
• Life Insurance 
• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions  
• Paid Time Off  
• Health & Wellness Resources  
• Employee Discounts 

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.  

“This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.”

Youll Bring These Qualifications:

Systems Test Engineer

2 Years with Bachelors in Science; 0 Years with Masters. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

• US Citizenship with an Active Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 5 years)

Principal Systems Test Engineer

5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

• US Citizenship with an Active Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 5 years)

• Prior experience or knowledge of system integration and test principles dealing with requirements, software and hardware, test procedures and configuration management 
• Experience with data collection/instrumentation methods and post-processing of data
• Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot anomalous hardware and software
• Experience using common test and measurement equipment

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

Bachelor's Degree or higher in any S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics)

US Citizenship with an Active Top Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 5 years
• Experience in test set calibration/validation and test script development
• Previous experience in test automation
• Basic Programming Skills in one or more of these areas: Python, C, C++, Matlab, Visual Basic
• Working knowledge of test automation principles or prior implementation experience
• Knowledge of CAMEO and/or MBSE principals
• Ability to operate in a large Integration and Test environment 

Ability to obtain CDL with hazmat endorsement :                                                       Previous experience performing  system  administration on  complex mutli-disclipned  data centers:  Ability to obtain security  + (8570 ) certification within 6 months of employment.

Ability to obtain SAP clearance 

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Salary Range: $64,600 USD - $119,500 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.