Engineer Mission Assurance 3/4

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a talented Mission Assurance Engineer to join our team in Annapolis Junction, Maryland.

The successful candidate will provide Leadership, Process Improvement/Affordability, Supplier Mission Assurance, Risk Management, and MA engagement in significant pursuits for the Operating Unit.

The Mission Assurance Engineer role requires regular interaction and strong communication skills and reports directly to the NSS BU MA Manager.

Responsibilities will include:

  • An understanding and monitoring of the Operating Unit QMS (Quality Management System)
  • Facilitation of gate reviews
  • Driving execution of Operating Unit affordability enhancements and process improvements.
  • The person filling this position will be expected to engage with the program to evaluate/investigate/ remediate program issues, and oversight of risk management activities in related to the program.
  • The successful candidate will also be required to provide situational awareness of organizational performance as well as using the independent reporting chain when appropriate if/when the situation arises to bring immediate attention and awareness to program execution issues. This independent reporting chain requires strong maturity to understand the appropriate times and be able to identify events that warrant escalation.
  • Regularly scheduled, bi-weekly Risk and Opportunity Management Board (ROMB)
  • Collaborate with Government technical Subject Matter Experts (SME), NGC program and technical SMEs, Mission Assurance (MA) and others as required.
  • Provide leadership in the execution of (PLCR) Program Lifecycle Reviews for the programs.
  • Development of scripts to produce meaningful metrics, to help assess program status.


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This position may be filled at a level 3 or a level 4.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:
  • Bachelor's Degree Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Quality Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years related experience in Systems Engineering, Quality Assurance, Process Engineering/Improvement, and/or Project Management.
  • Technical Presentation Skills
  • Experience with MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with software development tools
  • Experience Collecting and maintaining metrics
  • Experience Conducting Root Cause/Analyses
  • Experienced in Corrective Action
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication
  • Position requires an active TS/SCI clearance with the ability to pass full-scope poly
Basic Qualifications for a Level 4:
  • Bachelor's Degree Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Quality Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field
  • 9+ years related experience in Systems Engineering, Quality Assurance, Process Engineering/Improvement, and/or Project Management.
  • Technical Presentation Skills
  • Experience with MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with software development tools
  • Experience Collecting and maintaining metrics
  • Experience Conducting Root Cause/Analyses
  • Experienced in Corrective Action
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication
  • Position requires an active TS/SCI clearance with the ability to pass full-scope poly

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of system and software development methodologies and practices.
  • The ability to provide and work on complex technical problems and provide solutions which are highly innovative.
  • Strong analytical skill
  • Testing and Experience with software development tools


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.${descr2}${descr3}


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