Principal Systems Test Engineer-19038645

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

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact peoples 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 nations 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, theyre making history. 

Northrop Grumman is seeking an experienced Principal Systems Test Engineer to provide test support for our Missile Products Business Unit located in Plymouth, MN.   In this role candidates will support program development and management of test program plans, test execution, data analysis and reporting.  The candidate will interface with other engineering disciplines to optimize program objectives and resolve unforeseen technical issues.

Additional duties and responsibilities include: 

Leads and direct all aspects of testing, evaluation and validation of complete system and or subsystems. Ability to simultaneously manage multiple test activities.

Support design and fabrication of test fixtures.

Utilize experience and expertise to provide cost estimating support and technical write ups for new program proposal efforts.  

Support systems engineering in review of storage and operational performance requirements and development of requirement verification plans.

Leads, prepares and presents test engineering materials during SRR, SDR, SFR, PDR, CDR, SVR and other formal program reviews.  


Basic Qualifications:

Requires a BS in Electrical, Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering & 5 years of experience 
U.S. Citizenship; must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance
Must be willing to work with DoD programs and energetic devices.
In-Depth knowledge of Climatic, Vibration and Mechanical Shock, Electromagnetic Effects, and Insensitive Munitions Testing. 
Familiar with data acquisition techniques, transducer selection and signal analysis.  
Understanding of simple electronic circuits for data acquisition and fire circuits.  
Understanding of energetic components and materials.
Knowledge of commercial and government test facilities for environmental and EME test activities.
Knowledge of MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-331, MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-464, MIL-S-901, MIL-STD-2105, JOTP-052 and JOTP-053 standards and guidelines.
Familiar with available signal analysis tools, MATLAB, MS Office Tools and MS VISIO.

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: 19038645

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.
Secret Required
Yes, 10 % of the Time
No - Teleworking not available for this position