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Northrop Grumman Principal Engr SW Quality 3/4- Secret Clearance in Redondo Beach, California

If you understand software development and you care about quality, we may have a match!

NGMS is seeking a Software Quality Assurance Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in Redondo Beach, CA.

The qualified applicant will become part of the Quality and Mission Excellence (QME) team. We are looking for a background in one or more of the following:

  • software program execution

  • software development

  • software systems engineering

  • software mission/quality assurance

  • software process improvement

The candidate selected will monitor and improve mission/quality assurance system elements that assure program execution and customer goal satisfaction. The Software Quality professional will support one or more defense related software programs in the Redondo Beach area.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Software Quality Engineer will ensure compliance with all quality and mission assurance related contractual requirements, and sector policies and procedures, while contributing to the program's effective process implementation.

Tasks may include:

  • assuring the quality of software engineering and test verification activities

  • participating in software development and test peer reviews.

  • independently assessing program and supplier risks, cost, and schedule

  • conducting process and product audits

  • performing supplier assurance.

The successful candidate will have an understanding of software quality and mission assurance principles, the discipline to enforce them, and will possess strong communication skills and the ability to work closely and effectively with program personnel.

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This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

This requisition may be filled at either the Principal (T03) or Senior Principal (T04) level.

The Basic Qualifications for a Principal Engineer Software Quality (T03) are:

Bachelor's degree inSTEM related fieldand 5 years of related experience in supporting systems engineering, systems integration, software engineering, software development, software test processes, or program management.

Good understanding of software development.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Being organized and a self-motivator.

An active DOD Secret clearance

The Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal Engineer Software Quality (T04) are:

Bachelor's degree in STEMrelated field and 9 years of related experience in supporting systems engineering, systems integration, software engineering, software development, software test processes, or program management.

Good understanding of software development.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Being organized and a self-motivator.

An active DOD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

Software development management or program management experience

Mission/Quality Assurance or Process experience

Six Sigma Green Belt certification

Good understanding of the specific AS9100 Standards impacting program performance.

Good understanding of the specific NGMS Policies and Procedures impacting program performance.

Experience with agile development processes.

Active SCI 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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering

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