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Test Engineering Aide - System Integration 4

Northrop Grumman Corporation - Buffalo, NY

Test Engineering Aide - System Integration 4



New York

Test Engineering Aide - System Integration 4

Requisition ID: 17025016

Location(s): United States-New York-Buffalo

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Test Engineering Aide 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman’s System’s Engineering, Integration, and Test department in Amherst, NY. The selected candidate will work in a dynamic people-focused environment where he/she will interact with other various engineering disciplines, and our customers, to deliver state-of-the-art Simulation Systems solutions.

The Test Engineering Aide will assist the System Integration and Test Engineer with the execution of system level integrations (in accordance with defined processes) for our Range based Simulator/Trainer product line. This includes accepting ownership of a given test phase, and may also include participating in customer witnessed installations and acceptance testing, which may require travel up to 4-8 weeks per year.

Daily activities and expectations include, but are not limited to:

- Assist with the generation of test plans and procedures, to support the system integration and test phase of our programs.

- Execute system level testing in accordance with developed test procedures, from initial system power up through customer-witnessed acceptance testing.

- Perform complex test measurements through the use of various RF test equipment.

- Actively document and perform troubleshooting of non-conformances as they arise.

The Test Engineering Aide must demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills in order to work closely with an integrated program team, and to effectively lead troubleshooting efforts.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter who demonstrates the ability to work independently and drive progress forward with little guidance.

This is an hourly position.


Basic Qualifications:

Associate's degree in a technical/engineering field, plus 6 years of experience in a technical related role; or 8 years of experience in a technical related role.

Demonstrated experience interfacing with program teams, clients, or end users.

Ability to work in a collaborative team environment.

Ability to determine/identify sequence of operations or action to be taken.

U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in an RF or Test technician role.

Current DoD Secret clearance.

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.


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Test Engineering Aide - System Integration 4 Northrop Grumman Corporation - Buffalo, NY, United States


Location: Buffalo, NY

Company Profile:
Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.