Sr Principal SW Test Engineer **Active Secret Clearance Required**

Requisition ID: 20033814

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Northridge, California
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you’ll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world’s most critical problems in the most innovative ways.   Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is in search of a Software Test Engineer to function as a software test lead for Advanced Programs in Northridge, CA.   Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Act as software test technical lead for a small team of engineers
  • Develop and execute test plans and procedures
  • Write test reports
  • Develop software for special test equipment
  • Assist with integration and test
  • Formal qualification testing
  • Interface with the customer
  • Provide status to program management
 Relocation assistance, while not be guaranteed, may be available.   This position is contingent upon available funding/program award.   

Basic Qualifications:
•Active Secret clearance
•BSCS, BSEE, or other related engineering discipline with 9+ years experience
•Proficient with C/C++
•Proficient in the use of basic laboratory test equipment (power supplies, function generators, oscilloscopes, etc.)
•Experience writing test plans, procedures, and reports
•Experience performing HW/SW integration and test

Preferred Qualifications:
•Active Top Secret clearance or Secret clearance adjudicated within the past 5 years
MSCS, MSEE or other related engineering discipline with 7+ years experience
•Experience with Agile software development lifecycle
•Experience with Git, GitHub, Jenkins, Bamboo, Jira, Coverity, Fortify
•Experience developing software drivers for standard interfaces such as 232/422, 1553, SPI, GPIB, TCPIP
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.

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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.