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Sr. Principal Automated Software Test Engineer

Requisition ID: R10096374

  • CategoryCategory: Information Technology
  • LocationLocation: Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top Secret
  • 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyber space. Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is seeking Cyber Test Engineers to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals at our Cincinnati, Ohio location. The NGMS Cincinnati team develops new capabilities for our military, intelligence, and other government customers. We solve complex problems developing cyber hardware and software solutions. We offer flexible work arrangements, personal growth through learning opportunities, and competitive 401k matching.

Essential Functions:

  • Interface with the customer regarding test and verification activities of cyber operations products.

  • Plan with multiple teams to develop stress, functional, acceptance, and ad-hoc tests based on the requirements and operational scenarios.

  • Automate the testing and characterization of cyber products.

  • Design, develop and configure system test components necessary to perform end-to-end testing of cyber products.

  • Develop test scripts as necessary to integrate components, perform new capabilities, facilitate testing, etc.

  • Review cyber operations products and characterize under a multitude of configurations.

  • Manage the daily automated test executions and work with teams to analyze the cause and apply fixes for failures.

  • Produce and inform the end customer on various milestone documents including Software Requirement Review, Test Readiness Review, and Acceptance Review.

  • Research improvements to test and development network infrastructures.

Basic Qualifications Sr. Principal Engineer Level:

  • Computer/IT or STEM related BS degree and 9 years engineering experience OR Computer/IT or STEM related MS Degree with 7 years engineering experience OR Computer/IT or STEM related Ph.D. with 5 years engineering experience

  • Experience developing test plans, procedures, and requirements documentation

  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Programing skills in a scripting language such as Python, Bash, Expect, PowerShell

  • Database Experience

  • Active Top Secret security clearance

This position offers the option of a 9/80 or 4/10 work schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work nine-hour days Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. The 4/10 schedule allows employees to work four ten-hour days Monday through Thursday and take off every Friday.

Salary Range: $107,000 USD - $160,000 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.