Northrop Grumman Lab Systems Test Engineer 1 - Air Vehicle in Melbourne, Florida
Lab Systems Test Engineer 1 - Air Vehicle
Requisition ID: 18009080
Location(s): United States-Florida-Melbourne
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Lab System Test Engineer 1 – Air Vehicle to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.
A Lab System Test Engineer is responsible for integrating, testing, and verifying Vehicle Management System (VMS) and Fire Protection System (FPS) system level requirements in support of integration functional capability (IFC) certification.
Perform technical Flight Controls and System level air vehicle lab planning and verification for all system lab testing manual and automated, test equipment, and integration of the air vehicle. This includes, but is not limited to, performing system level requirements traceability, decomposition, and developing derived requirements, developing test procedures, test cases, and test points, and executing the tests in the laboratory environment
Develop test equipment and simulation requirements
Develop Testability Requirements
Support Systems Engineering to develop Verification Cross Reference Matrices
Develop Test Planning Detail Sheets
Develop Test Plans and Detailed Procedures
Support Test Equipment Checkout and System Integration
Support Test Execution as First Line Troubleshooter
Perform as the hardware responsible engineer for the subsystem under test
Perform technical interactions with the system test team to ensure system requirements are being verified
Write Test Reports
Support troubleshooting of issues discovered during subsystem and system level testing
This position will be reporting to the Lab System Test Air Vehicle Lead
Must be able to obtain and maintain program access
The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.
Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university
Experience with air vehicle subsystems via labs, ground, or flight testing
A current DoD Secret or Top Secret/SCI level security clearance, to include a Single Scope Background Investigation, a periodic reinvestigation, or an original adjudication date completed within the last 6 years
Experience in several of the following areas: Vehicle Management Computer (VMC), Vehicle Management Systems (VMS), Sensors, Avionics, hardware, Integration, and/or Test
Test experience related to Flight Controls and/or Vehicle Management Systems
Bachelor’s, Master's or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering
Design and Systems Engineering experience in one or more of the following areas: Air Vehicle Subsystems, Avionics, Lab Test, or Flight Test
Familiarity with aircraft and missile guidance algorithms
Knowledge of static and dynamic stability and flight dynamics modeling
Relevant experience and be able to demonstrate ability to develop GNC solutions for relevant systems
Demonstrate a firm background in guidance, navigation and control (GNC)
Knowledge of the following tools, DOORS®, ViTech CORE, Fundamentals of Systems Engineering, VISIO®, CPLM, and Automated Testing (Python, C , Java).
Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Title: Lab Systems Test Engineer 1 - Air Vehicle
Requisition ID: 18009080