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Sr. Principal Engineer Test

Northrop Grumman

Palmdale, CA 93550
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At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Sr. Principal Engineer Test

As an Instrumentation and Data Acquisition Engineer you'll be part of the design, development, integration, configuration and test of a real-time, hardware in the loop (HITL), Data Acquisition Systems (DAS). Tasking will include design, development, verification and acceptance testing of data builds and real time Mission Control Room configuration files using Symvionics IADS software

**This position will require occasionally work shift work and overtime and travel.**
Responsibilities Include:
Designs, develops, and implements testing methods and equipment. Plans and arranges the labor, schedules, and equipment required for testing and evaluating standard and special devices. Provides test area with parameters for sample testing and specifies tests to be performed. Compiles data and defines changes required in testing equipment, testing procedures, manufacturing processes, or new testing requirements. Responsible for testing all customer samples and for special tests that cannot be performed in the test area.


**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Must have 9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD.
+ Must have an active DoD Secret Clearance with a refresh/reinvestigation within the last 6 years and have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access.
+ Basic understanding of troubleshooting systems to identify and assist in the correct the root cause.
+ Assist with creating, editing and executing procedures.
+ Assist in data acquisition and data collection.
+ Experience with Microsoft Window Family, AutoCAD, MatLab.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Electronics, Analog and Digital Communications, Digital Signal Processes, Linear Control Systems, Object Oriented Software Development, Computer Communication Networks, Embedded Systems
+ Experience working in Flight Test or Lab Test environments
+ Ability to write scripts GUIs or small scale applications a plus.
+ Experience using oscilloscopes and waveform generators.
+ Basic knowledge of data bus architecture MIL-STD-1553, IEE-1394, ARINC-429, RS232 an RS422.
+ Experience using Symvionics IADS software and working in a Mission Control Room
+ Experience post-test processing data from a CH10 recording

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.

**Job Category** : Engineering
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