Test Engineer 3

Northrop Grumman San Diego, CA
Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications, test plans, and test procedures. Works both individually and in a team environment.

This position may work non standard schedules such as extended hours or weekends, as required, by leadership.

This position in test will perform the following duties:

Support component and system test, including hardware, software, suppliers and Government Furnished Equipment (GFE).

Provides coordination and focus for engineers from other groups involved in test.

Provides coordination point for systems test and assists individual projects with their test tasks, including System Integration Lab (SIL) test support.

System test on aircraft: Test Team may deploy integrators/testers to various projects for special assignments such as integrating and testing systems on aircraft at CONUS/OCONUS locations.

System test in government/military test facilities: Test Team may deploy integrators/testers to various projects for special assignments such as testing payloads in government/military test facilities.

Basic Qualifications:

BS in engineering or equivalent experience with a minimum of 5 years experience for a level 2 position and 0 years experience for a level 1 position in the following areas:

Tactical Radios such as PRC 117, PSC 5, MIDS LVT or MIDS JTRS, ARC 210, SADL/EPLRS

Radio waveforms such as UHF/VHF LOS, SINCGARS, HAVE QUICK, ANW2, SATCOM IW, legacy DAMA & Dedicated SATCOM, MUOS, and TCDL

Tactical Data Links such as LINK 16, JREAP, SAT J, VMF, SADL, EPLRS and CoT

Configuring and troubleshooting networks

System Administration of LINUX, UNIX and Windows operating systems

System level test planning, implementation, documentation and reporting

Preferred Qualifications:

Aircraft communication system integration and communications flight test support

Experience with test tools such as TIGER, BOSS, LMS, JRE, GM, NSITE

Systems engineering "V" model

Experience working directly with government/military personnel at government/military facilities

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