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Staff Systems Integration and Test Engineer

Requisition ID: R10098898

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Woodland Hills, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

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 have several opportunities in our Navigation and Cockpits Systems areas for a future Staff Systems Integration and Test Engineer. Our Navigation Systems area is focused at the line replaceable unit (LRU) level. Engineers working in this area regularly work with complex test equipment such as rate tables, circuit card assemblies, and electronic communication devices. Our Cockpit Systems area is focused on the integrated systems of multiple LRUs for complex avionics mission support. Both areas requires extensive time in labs so it is important that candidates be comfortable working in environments with electronic equipment. Above all, our teams verify that our products meet the mission needs of our customers.

What You’ll get to Do:

  • Synthesize customer contractual needs and requirements into system test solutions that acknowledges technical, schedule and cost constraints.
  • Develop and direct preparation and execution of comprehensive test plans, procedures, and schedules for complete systems. This includes designing a formal qualification strategy to qualify new system designs utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, DOORS.
  • Using scripting knowledge to develop test scripts to automate test campaigns.
  • Coordinate integrated testing activities.
  • Review and evaluate test requirements to ensure completeness of test program.
  • Perform technical analysis of complete systems and prepares comprehensive system level evaluations.
  • Assess performance of Navigation Systems and Mission Computers by analyzing data using MATLAB or similar software.
  • May be part of an Agile SCRUM team.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 14 years of Engineering experience with a Bachelors of Science in a STEM discipline; 12 years of experience with Masters, 9
  • Analytical coding experience
  • Exceptional communication skills with senior, executive, or customer presentation experience
  • MATLAB experience
  • Systems engineering background and/or mindset
  • Requirements analysis experience
  • Test plan/procedure/execution experience

Preferred Qualifications:

·       Simulink/Cameo

·       Model Based Engineering and Model Based Systems Engineering

·       Python

·       C

·       Git/GitHub

·       Systems engineering background with verification

·       Mentoring/teaching

·       Familiarity with testing embedded software on target hardware

·       Experience with avionics integration and verification

·       Experience leading an integration or verification campaign

Salary Range: $161,000 USD - $241,400 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

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.