Northrop Grumman Software Mission Assurance Engineer (3/4) - Redondo Beach, CA in Redondo Beach, California

Software Mission Assurance Engineer (3/4) - Redondo Beach, CA

Requisition ID: 17011215

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

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: No

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking an experienced Software Mission Assurance Engineer (Level 3/4) to join our team in Redondo Beach, CA.

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Space ISR Systems Division. We are looking for a high-caliber individual with a background in software program execution, software development, software systems engineering, software mission/quality assurance and/or process improvement to join the Mission Assurance organization.

The candidate selected will monitor and improve mission/quality assurance system elements that assure program execution and customer goal satisfaction. The Mission Assurance (MA) Engineer will support one or more intelligence community software programs in the Redondo Beach area.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The MA Engineer will ensure compliance with all MA related contractual requirements, and sector/division policies and procedures, while contributing to the program’s effective process implementation.

Tasks will include:

• Independently assessing program and supplier risks, cost, and schedule; conducting process and product audits; and performing supplier assurance.

• Assuring the quality of software and hardware engineering and test verification activities, and participating in software development and test peer reviews.

The successful candidate will have an understanding of software 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.

This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4.

Basic Qualifications for Level 3:

Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field and 5 years of related experience; OR Master's degree with 3 years of related experience; OR PhD with 0 years of related experience in one or more of the areas: systems engineering, systems integration, software engineering, software development, software test processes, or program management.

Demonstrated understanding of software development.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Being organized and a self-motivator.

Possess an active DOD Secret clearance

Basic Qualifications for Level 4:

Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field and 9 years of related experience OR Master's degree with 5 years OR PhD with 3 years of related experience in one or more of the areas: systems engineering, systems integration, software engineering, software development, software test processes, or program management.

Demonstrated understanding of software development.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Being organized and a self-motivator.

Possess an active DOD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications for Level 3 or 4:

Software development management or program management experience

Mission Assurance or Process experience

Six Sigma Green Belt certification

Good understanding of the specific CMMI and AS9100 Standards impacting program performance.

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

Possess an active SCI DOD Secret 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.

Title: Software Mission Assurance Engineer (3/4) - Redondo Beach, CA

Location: California-Redondo Beach

Requisition ID: 17011215