Northrop Grumman Mission Assurance Engineer 5 - OU MA Leader in Redondo Beach, California

Mission Assurance Engineer 5 - OU MA Leader

Requisition ID: 18001596

Location(s): United States-California-Redondo Beach

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

The SISRS Division Mission Assurance Organization is seeking a high-caliber, take-charge leader with a background in program execution, mission assurance, systems engineering and/or software engineering to lead the Mission Assurance organization for the Mission Management and Control Operating Unit in Redondo Beach. The candidate selected will establish, monitor, and improve mission assurance system elements that assure program execution and customer goal satisfaction on the OU software programs.

This OU MA Leader will perform a wide variety of tasks in three major areas:

  • guiding a staff of MA Engineers in support of intelligence community programs, under the direction of the Business Unit MA manager.

  • working as one of those MA engineers part time on the programs.

  • supporting the OU Director to ensure program effectiveness.

The OU MA Leader will support the OU Director by directing risk identification and management; preparing and reviewing proposal artifacts for proposals and new business pursuits; providing independent assessments of existing programs’ health and status; and guiding program life cycle reviews.

The OU MA Leader will ensure compliance with all MA related contractual requirements, and sector/division/business unit policies and procedures, while contributing to the projects’ process implementation and process effectiveness. The successful candidate will have demonstrable leadership abilities and will possess excellent decision making capabilities, communication skills, and the ability to work closely and effectively with project personnel.


  • Significant record of software development experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field and 14 years of related experience

  • Record of increasing responsibility and leadership supporting systems engineering, systems integration, software engineering, software development, and/or program management.

  • Strong understanding of the specific NGC Policies and Procedures impacting program performance

  • Current TS/SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Northrop Grumman PRA process

  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification

  • Certified PMP

  • AS9100 training or experience

  • Softwaredevelopment management or program management experience

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.

Title: Mission Assurance Engineer 5 - OU MA Leader

Location: California-Redondo Beach

Requisition ID: 18001596