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Northrop Grumman's Propulsion Systems organization is seeking an MES Engineer (Software Testing, Development and User Support) or similar STEM professional to support Electronic Shop Instruction (ESI) and other custom software application development. The position will deploy, support, customize, and maintain the suite of Commercial and Custom applications used by Operations, Process Engineering, and Quality Engineering.
The position is based out of Promontory, UT, location but other locations and telecommuting/remote work options are available.
Responsibilities include: • Administer commercial and custom software • Maintain strong expertise and knowledge of current and emerging technologies and products. • Provide best practice, recommendations and guidance to manage our custom software at scale • Ability to implement a configuration management solution • Development of reports using Microsoft Power BI • Development and maintenance of application help content using Oxygen software and DITA documentation • Analyze functional business applications and design specifications for functional areas and develop block diagrams and logic flow charts • Test, fix, and refine the computer software to produce the required products • Develop automated software testing methods based on end user and development team requirements • Update and maintain automated software testing system to ensure proper functionality as in-house software evolves • Prepare required documentation, including user-level documentation • Enhance software to reduce operating time or improve efficiency • Interfacing with engineering organizations to assure that our custom Electronic Shop Instruction system (ESI) is working in concert with engineering requirements.
Educational Requirements: • Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM related discipline with nine (9) or more years of experience; or Master of Science degree with seven (7) years of professional experience; or Doctor of Philosophy degree with four (4) years of professional experience
Basic Qualifications: • Must have experience with both Windows and UNIX/Linux operating systems • Ability to work well in a team environment and possess strong oral/written communication skills • Must be able to accurately represent customer requirements by using excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills • Client SW installation experience • Experience with automated software testing • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and use of computers in the manufacturing area • Experienced in information system design and the development of complex software to satisfy design objectives • Experienced with supporting customer using software • Exposure to web-based software development or operations • Have a broad understanding of software development and customer support • Able to work in an operational environment where priorities change frequently • Proficient at gathering and interpreting relevant data and information
Preferred Qualifications: • Ability to understand engineering configuration management rules and applying them to ESI data requirements • Strong technical foundation in several of the following technologies: • JIRA Administrative experience desired and Scrum development methodologies • Oxygen and DITTA documentation • Microsoft Power BI • SQL query experience • Knowledge of Siemens TeamCenter Unified • Experience with delivery of adhoc reports for system users • Knowledge of ePIC (Siemens TeamCenter Enterprise) • Exposure to AR technologies • Software analysis and business process analysis experience • Ability to write software training and deliver both web based and Instructor lead training
Travel Requirements: 0-10%
Salary Range: $108,600 USD - $163,000 USD
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
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