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Principal Sys Test Integration Engineer

Requisition ID: R10046839

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Palmdale, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top 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.

The Palmdale Lab Operations, Engineering and Test Department is looking for a passionate and dedicated Integration and Test Engineer 3 to join our Palmdale, CA team.  

Our Integration and Test team works directly with Vendors, Responsible Engineer (RE) and Software Developers to integrate subsystems into a larger family of systems.  As the integration and test engineer, you’ll be responsible for integrating systems, writing detailed test procedures, performing dry runs and running certification tests with quality assurance.  This statement of work is performed within our numerous Palmdale labs but might require a hand full of visit to other locations throughout the year.  Are you ready for a new challenge and interested in supporting the future of technology at Northrop Grumman?  If yes, then this position is for you.

This position will require occasional overtime.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree within a science, technical, engineering or mathematics (STEM) discipline with 5 years of test experience, Masters with years of experience or PHD with 2 years of experience.
  • Active In-Scope (reviewed in the last 6 years)  Top Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain program access.
  • Experience creating, editing, and executing test procedures
  • Experience integrating systems
  • Experience in Flight Test or Lab Test
  • Running certification tests with quality assurance


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience creating, editing, and executing test procedures
  • Experience integrating systems
  • Experience in Flight Test or Lab Test
  • Willing to work 2nd shift

Salary Range: $92,200 USD - $138,400 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.