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Sr. Principal Test Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Stafford
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: YesRELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be availableCLEARANCE TYPE: SCITRAVEL: Yes, 25% of the TimeDescriptionJoin Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. Position is contingent upon contract award. The person hired for this role will be based at our Stafford, VA location.What You'll Get to Do:--- Support verification of complex RF systems from a wide variety of antenna systems located throughout the world--- Build and test complex test cases that support calibration services--- Characterize system performance by documenting problems in a Configuration Management database--- Monitor the status of critical global systems and report system status to senior contracting and government leadership--- Support the development of system integration plans, procedures and scenarios used for new software/hardware integration testing--- Analyze RF waveforms in the frequency and time domain--- Support asset schedule and de-conflict complex tasks across multiple systems world-wide--- Provide system performance validation and 2nd tier quality assurance on multiple systems world-wide--- Train less experienced personnel on multiple communications systemsBasic Qualifications: - Skills required are in line with military equivalent training in ratings such as Air Force IN2A (IN5 equivalent), Navy CTT and Army 35N (98 series equivalents)- Bachelor's + 9 years of exp; Master's + 7 years of exp; PhD + 4 years of exp' or 13 years of exp in lieu of degree.- Able to work in a team environment where collaboration and attention to detail is critical to mission success- Must possess organized, logical thought process skills, exhibit a strong work ethic, and the ability to acquire and retain the requisite training for operational support- Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and government leadership- Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and technical writing skills.- Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret /SCI Clearance and a successful completion of a polygraph.- Must be able to work shift - Must be able to work rotating weekend shift- Favorable SEC NAV 5512Preferred Qualifications: - Active TS-SCI with CI Poly- Academic or work-related experience with the following:o RF verification in frequency domain, time domain and demodulation techniques;o Applying engineering disciplines to real world activities and systems; and full life-cycle hardware/software development projectsSalary Range: $114,048.00 - $171,072.00Employees 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 18. 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. -SummaryLocation: United States-Virginia-StaffordType: Full time

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