Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Sr. Principal Test Engineer

Promontory, UT
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: GEM20181807-46610

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.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is currently seeking an experienced Sr. Principal Test Engineer to work with our team in our Promontory, UT offices.

Role description & Responsibilities:

A successful candidate for this position will be part of a team that is responsible for designing, documenting and overseeing the build, installation and checkout process for test equipment. The candidate will work with Test Engineering, Program Office and Operations to validate that test equipment selected or designed will meet test needs. The candidate will be able to manage the budgets and schedules for these design projects and have demonstrated oral and written communication skills. The candidate will be expected to spend significant time (as required) in operations areas to become familiar with facility layouts in order to implement effective solutions to complex problems. The candidate will also be expected to develop requirements document for new designs and work diligently to document new/existing designs as well as provide adequate training material for new/existing systems and processes

Minimum Requirements:

  • Circuit Design and Software Development Experience
  • Instrumentation/Data Collection Experience
  • Control Systems Design Experience

Preferred Skills:

  • NI LabVIEW Certification/Experience
  • Cable Design Experience
  • Candidate have previous experience working with energetic materials or chemicals and have a working knowledge of associated process equipment

Education and Experience

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering or related field required with 10 years professional experience
  • PhD with 5 years experience, MS degree with 7 years experience, or BS degree with 10 years experience

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 Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: +10 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Flight