Test Engineer-20004211-20004211

Location: Offutt AFB
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Interim Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nations history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, theyre making history.


The Engineering & 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!


Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Test Engineer located on Offutt AFB, NE.


What Youll get to Do:


The candidate will plan, develop, implement and conduct integration, system and regression tests; utilize a knowledge of test engineering and apply understanding of principles of related engineering and software technology to ensure test validity and integrity; create program test plans and procedures and compliance with program requirements.


Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Analysis of system-level software requirements and managing changes as they affect automated test procedures; development, tracking and monitoring derived requirements; writing standard program test documentation.

  • Assist in the performance of test assignments involving the definition of test and verification requirements

  • Provide Microsoft support to team for administrative needs.


The candidate must have a background in system test or software/hardware engineering and be




Basic Qualifications for a Test Engineer:


  • Bachelors degree with 2 + years related experience; 0+ years with a Masters

  • Understanding of/training in system test planning

  • Experience working within Agile development teams

  • Working Knowledge of Software Testing approaches

  • Understanding of requirements/acceptance criteria as they pertain to test requirement analysis

  • Understanding of automated test preparation and procedure execution

  • Experience with the Microsoft Office suite of tools

  • Proven teamwork, leadership, with all levels of management and individual contributors on the program team interpersonal skills

  • Willingness to obtain and maintain a Security + Certification

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a secret clearance


Preferred Qualifications: 


  • Experience working within Agile teams using Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) concepts

  • Experience in performing system test planning and implementation for medium to large-scale systems using state-of-the-art technology in an agile development environment

  • Working Knowledge of software test automation & tools (e.g. Cucumber, JUnit, JMeter, etc.)

  • Basic knowledge of CI/CD practices

  • Working knowledge of Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence and Fisheye_Crucible)

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

Education Assistance

Training and Development

Flexible Work Arrangements


Additional Northrop Grumman Information:


Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 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.


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



Job ID: 20004211

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 flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Interim Secret Required
No - Teleworking not available for this position