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Associate Test Engineer-AHT

Requisition ID: R10081218

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Huntsville, Alabama, 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Job Description

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Test Engineer with experience to join our dynamic and diverse team environment in Huntsville, AL. The selected candidate will be responsible for creating and executing test methods, detailing test progress and status, reporting test results, adapting test methods and compensating as needed to adjust for evolving conditions.

Essential Functions:

  • Work in a technical team environment characterized by frequently changing tasks, new priorities requiring quick responses.
  • Prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish test and project results with limited oversight and direction.
  • Estimate testing to be done and acquire necessary resources to complete in a timely manner.
  • Collaborate and communicate openly and effectively with teammates and customer representatives.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Level 1: Bachelor’s degree and 0 years of experience OR 4 years in lieu of degree.
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain an Active Secret Clearance.
  • Must be willing to travel, possibly up to 25% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance.
  • Experience creating and documenting test plans/procedures, analyzing results and creating reports.
  • Strong understanding of general system engineering principles.
  • Working knowledge of Agile Methodologies and Scrum.
  • Experience testing software for performance and functionality based on requirement specifications and the ability to identify and document exact sequence of activities desired.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with technical teams and customer personnel.
  • Experience analyzing complex problems and developing solutions based on limited direction and definition.
  • Experience with Automated Testing. Eggplant experience a plus.

Salary Range: $60,000 USD - $78,000 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

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.

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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.