1+ months

AMP Software Integration and Test

Northrop Grumman
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: SCI

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Do you want to work at an international company with endless opportunities for growth and advancement? Are you eager to join a trust-based, globally-connected team, where your contributions will define whats possible?

The Payload and Ground Systems (PGS) division of Northrop Grumman's Space Systems sector seeks team members who want to solve interesting, complex problems which protect our nation. We are a trusted mission payload and ground system provider with extensive experience providing end-to-end mission solutions from concept through operations and support. In this role, you will join our team located at our Space Park campus in Redondo Beach, CA.

**What youll get to do?**

As a test engineer on this team, you will have the opportunity to test software that is part of a large, complex code base to ensure its capabilities, documented in requirements, are working as the customer expects. You will take the testing through the full life-cycle to include writing test procedures, preparing for peer reviews, performing dry runs and preparing for customer milestones. You will have the privilege of direct customer interface as you prepare for and perform test readiness reviews and requirements sell-off. You will have a direct role in ensuring delivery of a quality product and customer satisfaction. The environment is Java Eclipse on Linux; creating and editing Perl scripts is necessary to perform the test runs. The future of this test organization includes a transition to a web-based environment using Python, using agile principles and DevOps automated testing methodologies.

**This role may be filled at the Principle Software Test Engineer grade or Sr. Principal Software Test Engineer grade based on the qualifications listed below.**

**Basic Qualifications for a Principal Software Test Engineer:**

+ 5 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's degree; 3 years of relevant experience with a Masters' degree; 0 years of experience with a PhD; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
+ Active DoD Top Secret clearance or SCI access
+ Exposure to Linux
+ Success developing/manipulating scripts or debugging software
+ Demonstrated experience quickly learning new concepts and approaches

**Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Software Test Engineer:**

+ Bachelor's degree with 9 years of related experience; Master's degree with 7 years of related experience; PhD with 4 years of related experience; or an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
+ Proficiency in one or more of the following: C++, Java, C, C#, .Net
+ Agile methodologies and techniques, continuous integration
+ Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills
+ Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, with the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Experience with Agile development
+ Effectively communicate and present to project and program management, other technical managers and customers
+ Excellent technical writing and team building skills

Salary Range: $101,400.00 - $152,200.00Salary Range 2: $125,800.00 - $188,600.00

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.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

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Posted: 2022-11-17 Expires: 2023-04-16
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