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Posted: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 8:05 PM

Test Design Engineer – General Description

Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems Sector is seeking an experienced Test Design Engineers to be an instrumental part of Northrop Grumman's Test Design Engineering Team at our BWI campus. The Test Design Engineer will work independently or with a team to design, develop, manufacture, integrate and productionize automated test software, test consoles (containing multi-application stimulus and measurement equipment), electro/mechanical Interface Test Adapters (ITAs), cables and all associated documentation in support of test for a variety of avionics subassemblies and systems. He/she will be responsible for integration of test hardware and software with production Units Under Test (UUTs) and certification of the complete factory test solution.

One of the unique opportunities that Test Design Engineering offers compared to other departments is the Engineering work/experience in all disciplines (HW, FW, SW, and system I&T) or an opportunity to work deeply in one area. The Test Design Engineer will interface with a variety of other departments, including but not limited to: The Program Office, Prime Mission Equipment Design, Manufacturing, and Production Test.

Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and execute automated tests to validate functionality in all phases of testing, including functional, performance and regression.
  • Ensure developed software meets defined specifications.
  • Design and documentation of automated test hardware and software.
  • Document test anomalies and actively support the investigation and resolution of all anomalies.
  • Develop and track plans for issue closure and risk mitigation.
  • Respond with creative and flexible solutions in a rapidly-changing work environment while adhering to best testing practices.
  • Test improvements and optimization, yield improvements and test time reduction.
  • Continuous process improvement efforts in test coverage and test effectiveness.
  • Participate in stand-up meetings with a collaborative team as part of an agile process.
  • Support and maintain performance metrics and report status to management.

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• Location: Baltimore

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