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Sr Principal Engr Sys 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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer located in Palmdale, CA.

Candidate will perform the duties of a Mechanical Engineer for acceptance test procedure (ATP) development, release, and support of test execution. Responsibilities will include subsystems analysis, test method selection, test planning, test equipment integration, test procedure development and maintenance, test setup conceptualization and execution, test data acquisition and analysis, and test reporting. Additionally, candidate will be responsible for providing guidance and support to junior ATP engineers, reviewing test procedures written by peers and offering feedback and suggestions, acting as a subject matter expert in the area of aircraft electrical system testing procedures, processes, and standard practices, presenting to leadership on occasion, performing the duties of this position with a high degree of independence, and assisting other test engineers in the performance of test failure troubleshooting and corrective action.

A successful applicant will demonstrate extensive knowledge of mechanical subsystem testing, test requirements, automated wire harness testing, RF cable testing, fiber optic cable testing, and testing of various other types of cables used in the aerospace industry. Candidate must be able to work closely with engineers of the same and other disciplines, project leaders, and technicians supporting production line.


**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's Degree in STEM with 9 years' experience in research, development, design, or test of aerospace mechanical systems, components, equipment, or networks
+ Must have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance
+ Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
+ Strong technical writing skills with at least 1 year experience developing technical work instructions
+ Experience developing and reading wire schematic diagrams

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Experience designing in Unigraphics NX
+ Experience using CPLM/TeamCenter or other equivalent Product Lifecycle Management tool
+ Experience working with MES

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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