Software Mission Assurance Engineer / Principal Software Mission Assurance Engineer - NGSpace

    • Chandler, AZ

Job Summary
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Space designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman Space Groups has an opening for a Software Mission Assurance Engineer at Gilbert, AZ location.

Job Description
Software Mission Assurance is a unique function within the Tactical Space Systems Group, working on spacecraft programs, highly interactive with multiple subsystems, and knowledgeable of the overall software development life-cycle process related to software planning, design, implementation, verification, validation, acceptance and delivery.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a good understanding of the software life cycle, software and firmware process and product compliance, ISO, NASA, Agile and CMMI, audits and nonconformance system, and a detail oriented approach to identify and capture noncompliance and risks throughout the software's development life cycle and maintenance. Excellent people and technical skills are required to coordinate with various subsystems, conduct compliance analysis and audits, implement corrective actions, and interact with management, customers and subcontractors.

Qualifications:

This position can be filled at the Software Mission Assurance Engineer or Principal Software Mission Assurance Engineer level.

Required Qualifications for Software Mission Assurance Engineer:

  • BS in Engineering & 2 Years of experience; or Masters Degree
  • Ability to perform with minimum direction
  • Knowledge of Software Quality Assurance standards and practices
  • Understanding of software development life cycles
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office Suite
  • Knowledge of audits and software nonconforming product tracking systems

Required Qualifications for a Principal Software Mission Assurance Engineer:
  • BS in Engineering & 5 Years of experience; or Masters Degree & 3 years of experience.
  • Ability to perform with minimum direction
  • Knowledge of Software Quality Assurance standards and practices
  • Understanding of software development life cycles
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office Suite
  • Knowledge of audits and software nonconforming product tracking systems

Preferred Skills
  • Excellent writing communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact with various stakeholders to include senior management and customers
  • Ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas
  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams with a collaborative interpersonal style
  • Exceptional customer responsiveness
  • Ability to follow established processes and procedures
  • Be detail oriented and self-driven
  • Ability to successfully work multiple concurrent tasks
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Must be self-motivated and detail-oriented
  • Capable of working on multiple levels of compliance requirements
  • Ability to work in a demanding environment with changing priorities
  • Ability and willingness to continuously learn and implement new processes

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.


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