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Test Engineer - GCCS-J, secret clearance

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Newport News
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

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's Combat Systems and Mission Readiness Division is seeking Test Engineers in Newport News, VA. The selected team member's will have the opportunity to work on multiple projects in a dynamic people-focused environment where he/she will interact with users, customers and other developers on various Command and Control Systems.Job Duties:

  • Full life cycle product testing to include but not limited unit, functional, and integration testing on a variety of architectures and target hardware platforms
  • Perform as an individual contributor on an Agile Scrum team
  • Support troubleshooting with development staff
  • Contributes to the development of software documentation
  • Provide product demonstrations, acquire user feedback, and User Experience (UX) inputBasic Qualifications:
    • Bachelors degree and 5 years experience or a Masters degree with 3 years experience
    • Linux and Windows System Administration skills
      • Experience developing test steps, cases, plans, and documents
      • Experience mapping test steps to requirements
      • A current active Secret security clearancePreferred Qualifications:
        • Preferably have of one of the following:
          • A Bachelor's degree in a STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics) related field with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience
          • A Master's degree in a STEM related field with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience
          • A PhD in a STEM related field
            • Understanding of test-driven and automated software test
            • Familiarity with:
              • DevOps
              • Docker
              • Automated container deployment and scanning
              • Running performance tests and debugging techniques
              • Understanding of networking and network troubleshooting
              • Knowledge of the Atlassian Suite (JIRA, Confluence, Crucible, etc.)
              • Familiarity with Command and Control (C2) Systems
              • Background in military intelligence and imagery, or strategic planningNorthrop 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.Salary Range: $83,800 USD - $125,800 USD 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. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Newport News , Test Engineer - GCCS-J, secret clearance, Engineering , Newport News, Virginia

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