18 days old

Principal Engineer Software

Northrop Grumman
Melbourne, FL 32912
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 **Principa** l **Software Engineer** to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be for system integration and testing support in an Agile Software development environment located in **Melbourne, Florida.**

**Essential Functions:**

This position requires excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interface with several multidisciplinary Integrated Product Teams. Candidate must be able to design and implement python based automated tests scripts for system level requirements and contribute to the design and implementation of new test frameworks.

+ Reviewing, interpreting and analyzing formal and informal requirements
+ Creating Test Plans and Procedures that acknowledge technical and schedule constraints
+ Executing Test Procedures to ensure requirements compliance
+ Support development, integration, and execution of test pass/fail quantitative metrics
+ Perform troubleshooting as required
+ Documenting test results and creating test reports as needed
+ Writing Defects and Software discrepancies


**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelors Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) discipline and 5+ years experience OR Masters Degree in a STEM discipline and 3+ years experience
+ Must have an active DoD Secret or Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a Special Program Access clearance
+ Experience with Object Oriented Programming

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Current Special Program Access
+ Familiar with writing python based test scripts
+ Familiar with Atlassian tool suite with add-ons like Jira and confluence
+ Familiar with Agile SW development process

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.

**Job Category** : Engineering


Posted: 2020-05-19 Expires: 2020-07-05

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