Principal/Sr. Principal Systems Test Engineer. Job in Minnesota FOX8 Jobs

  • Job Reference: 425339705-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Northrop Grumman
  • Location: Minnesota
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Requisition ID: R
Category: Engineering
Location: Plymouth - MN, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
Positions Available: 1

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.

Job Summary

Northrop Grumman is seeking an experienced Senior Principle Test Engineer to provide test leadership for our Missile Products Division located in Plymouth, MN location. In this role candidates will demonstrate in-depth understanding and expertise with development of Test Program Plans, Test Methodologies, Data Analysis, Cost Estimating, Earned Value and overall Test Management. The candidate will interface with other engineering disciplines to optimize program objectives and resolve unforeseen technical issues. The candidate will be responsible for all aspects of test planning, execution and management of the program plan.

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.
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.
Develop requirements for the design and fabrication of test fixtures.
Understanding of energetic components and materials.
Knowledge of commercial and government test facilities for environmental and EMI/EMC 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.
Utilize experience and expertise to provide cost estimating support and technical write ups for new program proposal efforts.
Understanding of Earned Value Measurement Techniques.
Support Systems engineering in review of storage and operational performance requirements and development of requirement verification plans.
Leads and direct all aspects of testing, evaluation and validation of complete system and or subsystems.
Familiar with available signal analysis tools, MATLAB, MS Office Tools and MS VISIO.
Leads, prepares and presents test engineering materials for major program reviews such as SRR, SDR, SFR, PDR, CDR, SVR and other formal program reviews.
Must be willing to work with DoD programs and energetic devices.

This position may be filled at a higher level depending on education and/or years of experience.

Experience Required for Principal Systems Test Engineer:

BS in Electrical, Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering
At least 5 years of Electrical Engineering experience, or at least 3 years EE experience with a Masters in Engineering, or PhD.
Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.

Experience Required for Sr. Principal Engineer:

BS in Electrical, Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering
At least 9 years of Electrical Engineering experience, or at least 7 years EE experience with a Masters in Engineering, or PhD & 4 years.
Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.

Salary Range: 87800 - 131600
Salary Range 2: 108900 - 163300

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 () we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.