Strategic Weapons System Launcher Testing Engineer III

Requisition ID: 21006867

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Providence, Rhode Island
  • 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

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.   Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security.  Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter.  Come be a part of our mission!   We are looking for you to join our team as Strategic Weapons System Launcher Testing Engineer III based out of Quonset Point, RI (Providence metro-area) and New London, CT - both are Northrop Grumman’s General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) locations.   What You’ll get to Do: Provide technical support in an industrial environment, specifically working on installation and testing of the Trident II Submarine Launching Systems at Quonset Point, RI and attending meeting/working groups in New London, CT. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, who needs little supervision, has excellent communication skills, exhibits flexibility and the ability to work well with other team members. Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical support to shipyard personnel on the installation, operation, and maintenance of the Trident launcher subsystem and support equipment. 
  • Able to conduct test procedures in support of the Shipyard Installation and Test Program (SITP) for COLUMBIA Class SSBNs.
  • Train shipyard personnel in equipment operations, installation, maintenance, and inspection procedures and techniques.
  • Analyze equipment failures to determine cause and recommend corrective action.
  • Prepare required status reports and daily log of tasks/repairs accomplished
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Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of relevant work experience, or Master's degree and 3+ years of work experience. Note: An additional 4+ years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Experience with any one or more of the following backgrounds: Submersible Ship Ballistic Nuclear (SSBN), or Ship Submersible Guided Missile Nuclear (SSGN), or Strategic Weapons Systems operations, or Shipyard Integrated Test Program, or Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or System Engineering.
  • Must be a US citizen with an Active Secret Clearance
  • Must be willing to support occasional travel up to 10%
  • Must be willing to work on a rotating schedule, as needed; periodic shift work and weekend work may be required based on testing and operational needs.
  Preferred Qualifications:
  • Degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math)
  •  Experience with Strategic System Program (SSP) operations and the Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) Program.
  • Experience on the D5 Launcher Subsystem and Launcher Support Equipment.
  • Experience working in a SSBN new construction or overhaul shipyard.
  • Experience in an environment with strict procedural compliance.
  What We Can Offer You: Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.  Your benefits will include the following: Health Plan Savings Plan Paid Time Off Additional benefits Education Assistance Training and Development 9/80 Schedule at Many Sites   Additional Northrop Grumman Information: Northrop Grumman has approximately 90,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 27 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world. Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve. Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

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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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