Requisition ID: R
Location: New Malden, London, United Kingdom
Citizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
Clearance Type: Security Check (SC)
Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Positions Available: 2
At 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.
Northrop Grumman is involved in a range of future game-changing defence and security programmes. We are looking to build our current team of experienced engineers to meet the challenges of providing new integrated systems to meet our Customers needs. The Senior Qualification Test Engineer role is crucial to ensure these systems are fully E&EMC tested to meet the requirements to the Customers satisfaction. The role is based at our New Malden office.
The successful candidate will gain knowledge of the various platform operation and environment whilst practising standard software, hardware & Qualification V&V lifecycle activities. The candidate will be a crucial contribution to the V&V teams E&EMC test capability necessary to meet the growing demands for new and updated design compliance to rigorous environmental requirements.
The typical role activities to be conducted are as follows:
Production of Qualification Test Plans.
Definition of Qualification test specifications with 3rd party UKAS Test facilities.
Conduct Qualification test phase planning, and reporting with 3rd party UKAS Test facilities.
Support Software & Hardware test planning, conduct and reporting.
Support System pre-qualification testing.
Support Qualification Test Support Equipment requirements, design and test activities.
Conduct general project V&V activities as required.
Check and review project documentation.
Produce final test reports.
Degree/HND/HNC or equivalent experience in software integrated systems engineering, Control Systems engineering & Systems engineering lifecycle
Reporting test metrics, including test management tool experience
Fault diagnostic skills including fault identification and reporting
Experience of Verification & Validation activities within a Systems Engineering lifecycle
Technical report writing skills to produce documentation to a high standard
Experience operating software based and standard test tools
Self-starter, to assign and execute a variety of project functions efficiently and professionally
Proficient user of MS office applications, Word, Excel etc.
Experience in defining test requirements and test equipment
Engineering experience within either the Defence or regulated engineering industries
Test Automation experience
Software and hardware testing experience of complex PLC based control systems
Familiar with IEC 61508 or similar Functional safety standards
Looking for flexibility? Talk to us at the application stage about what may be possible.
Clearance requirements: The post-holder must be able hold and maintain UK Government clearances
Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.