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Principal / Engineer: Electrical Software Ground Support Equipment

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Rockville
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10076535Category: EngineeringLocation: Dulles, Virginia, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: NoneTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 2At 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.Due to significant program wins in the lunar area, we are seeking an Electrical Software Ground Support Equipment (EGSE) Engineer. This position will be located in Dulles, VA.In this role you will be responsible for developing software for test equipment (racks, test fixtures, etc.) in order to validate flight hardware and/or simulation hardware used for flight software testbeds. You will work closely with hardware and software engineers to understand component and satellite designs, and create test set solutions that effectively and efficiently test them.Job Responsibilities:Under moderate supervision, you will be responsible for:The design of software for component test equipment (CTE), automated test equipment (ATE), Hardware in the Loop (HITL) system, and simulation hardwareSupport of the test and debug for flight and non-flight spacecraft electronic circuit card assemblies (CCA) and boxesOn occasion be responsible for ensuring that the technical requirements, cost, and schedule for the CTE/ATE system development is achievedAs part of a design team, be responsible for the end-to-end design, debug, test, and certification of CTE/ATE systemWork closely with the spacecraft UUT Design Engineer to ensure the CTE/ATE system will validate the circuit cards and/or electronics box under all test environmentsHave the responsibility for the documentation development and release of the CTE/ATE systemTo be successful in this role you should have:Experience designing test softwareStrong software engineering experienceTest Engineering experienceGood electrical skillsetGood communication skillsExperience working in small teamsExperience reading cabling drawings/wiring diagrams/circuit diagramsIn this role, you will join a team of 2-4 EGSE Engineers and take direction from an EGSE Software Engineering Manager. You will also interface with the subsystem engineers to obtain design requirements. Early on, there will software development work that requires scripting and automation of instruments to perform test sequences according to a test plan. The next phase will be spent in a lab performing integration with the UUT, and troubleshooting any problems with the automated test suites.This position can be filled at the Engineer or Principal Engineer level.Basic Qualifications:EngineerRequires BS in a STEM field (ideally Engineering) with 2 years of experience; or Master's degree; or a PhDUS CitizenshipProficiency in an industry standard Programming Language (i.E. Python, JavaScript, etc.) Position will require being able to create/code projects independentlyPrincipal EngineerRequires BS in a STEM field (ideally Engineering) with 5 years of experience; or Master's degree with3 years of experience; or a PhDUS CitizenshipProficiency in an industry standard Programming Language (i.E. Python, JavaScript, etc.) Position will require being able to create/code projects independentlyPreferred Qualifications:Strong programming skills using LabVIEW, TestStand, and C/C++Experience developing test application software to interface with test equipment along with instrument driver suitesExperience in the test and debug of hardware and software systemsExperience working in an SCRUM/AGILE environmentA fundamental understanding of general and specialized test equipment to include: Signal Generators, Logic Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, and Power equipment.The Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Division is a strategic partner specializing in commercial and classified partnerships with the design, delivery, operation and sustainment of satellites and human spacecraft. We support science and space exploration through our various partnerships, including NASA's Artemis program with the goal to return humans to the Moon in 2024 and the TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) program that has discovered more than twenty confirmed plants. Recognized as an industry leader, we also develop highly specialized space and satellite components.Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program.As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:MedicalDental & Vision coverage401kEducational AssistanceLife InsuranceEmployee Assistance Programs & Work/Life SolutionsPaid Time OffHealth & Wellness ResourcesEmployee DiscountsFlexible Schedules (For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work)For more details please visit our total rewards site or chat with one of our recruiters to learn more.Link: www.Northropgrumman.Com/benefitsTagsNGFeaturedJobs#LI-S-70Space SystemNoVASpaceDIVSEMMICSalary Range: $82,400 USD $123,600 USDEmployees 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.

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