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Test Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

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 Defense Systems sector (NGDS) is seeking a Test Engineer with experience to join our dynamic and diverse team environment in Huntsville, Alabama. The selected candidate will be responsible for creating and executing test methods, detailing test progress and status, reporting test results, adapting test methods and compensating as needed to adjust for evolving conditions.

Essential Functions:

  • Work in a technical team environment characterized by frequently changing tasks, new priorities requiring quick responses
  • Prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish test and project results with limited oversight and direction
  • Estimate testing to be done and acquire necessary resources to complete in a timely manner
  • Collaborate and communicate openly and effectively with teammates and customer representativesBasic Qualifications:
    • One of the following:
      • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematics (STEM) discipline with a minimum of 2 years of engineering experience
      • Master's degree in a STEM discipline
      • Must have an active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance
      • Must be willing to travel, possibly up to 25% of the time
      • Must be able to work on-site in Huntsville, AlabamaPreferred Qualifications:
        • Experience creating and documenting test plans/procedures, analyzing results and creating reports
        • Strong understanding of general system engineering principles
        • Working knowledge of Agile Methodologies and Scrum
        • Experience testing software for performance and functionality based on requirement specifications and the ability to identify and document exact sequence of activities
        • Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with technical teams and customer personnel
        • Experience analyzing complex problems and developing solutions based on limited direction and definition
        • Experience with Automated Testing (especially with Eggplant) Salary Range: $68,100 USD - $102,100 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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Huntsville , Test Engineer, Engineering , Huntsville, Alabama

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