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Principal Systems Test Engineer

Herndon, VA, USA | Northrop Grumman

  • Industry:
    Airlines/Aviation/Aerospace
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Principal Systems Test Engineer in Herndon, VA. The Principal Systems Test Engineer will be a member of the Engineering & Sciences (E&S) Eastern Region homeroom. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to design, develop, produce and sustain product lines across while providing a decisive advantage to our customer’s missions. The candidate will be a self-starter and will be expected to manage and complete their tasks in a fast-paced results driven environment.


The Principal Systems Test Engineer synthesizes customer contractual needs and requirements into system test solutions that acknowledges technical, schedule and cost constraints. The position develops and directs preparation and execution of comprehensive test plans, procedures and schedules for completing systems, and coordinates integrated testing activities. You will review and evaluate test requirements to insure completeness of test programs and performs technical analysis of complete systems and prepares comprehensive system level evaluations.


Typical responsibilities include:


• Perform test planning, monitoring and test execution activities for program software


• Collaborate with stakeholders


• Development of plans, procedures, methods, and tools for test


• Estimate the testing to be done and acquire necessary resources


• Schedule the test for execution and then will monitor, measure, control and report on the test progress, the product quality status and the test results, adapting the test plan and compensating as needed to adjust to evolving conditions


• Test improvements and optimizations


Qualifications 


Basic Qualifications:


• Bachelor’s Degree and five (5) years professional experience


• Experience with test process development, test case design, test procedure development, test execution, system evaluation and test reporting


• Experience with requirements traceability, system-of-systems integration and testing, test planning, development and execution testing


• Experience coordinating integrated testing activities


• U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain a Secret Clearance


Preferred Qualifications:


• Experience using MS Office, HP Quality Center and Unified Functional Testing (UFT)


• Experience with SQL Developer, SQL queries


• Experience testing systems in Cloud environments


• Experience developing automated test scripts


• Experience working directly with Project Leads


• Knowledge of DoD financial processes


• Previous Knowledge or Experience with Army Equipping Enterprise System (AE2S) system and PBDMD


• Knowledge of Oracle Databases


• Knowledge of System Workflows


• Active Secret Clearance


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