Software Quality Engineer 3

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Software Quality Engineering 3 to be located at our site in Boulder, CO.

Put your years of experience into a future of excellence... The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Mission Assurance organization.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Develop, modify, apply and maintain quality evaluation and control systems and protocols for processing Software and Materials into partially finished or finished product.

Collaborate with software engineering and systems engineering functions to ensure quality standards are in place.

Devise and implement methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of software and completed systems.

Design and analyze inspection and testing processes, mechanisms and equipment.

Conduct quality assurance tests and performs statistical analysis to assess the cost of and determine the responsibility for software products or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications.

Audits quality systems for deficiency identification and correction.

Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards and that documentation is compliant with requirements.

Assists Software Engineering in reporting metrics to the SCRUM process including monitoring and assisting with the Epics, Sprints, Spirals, and Discrepancy Reports (DR) entry, resolution, closure and metrics around DR.

Assist and sometimes sub in where needed as a Hardware quality engineer.

Cross-trained to the hardware quality engineer positions in the department.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related technical field.

Five (5) years of relevant software development integration work experience with a Bachelors Degree, 3 years with a Masters Degree and 0 years with a PhD.

Demonstrated knowledge of the Agile Development process and CMMI

Development Level 3 requirements.

Demonstrated knowledge inspection of incoming material.

Demonstrated experience in product evaluation and reliability.

Ability to work in confined spaces, climb ladders, elevated platforms, and around sensitive equipment.

Ability to travel across the state of Colorado and be able to enter U.S. Military bases where our products are installed. Up to 25% travel.

Possess current Top Secret Clearance. US Citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior work in Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) satellite systems SBIRS/DSP satellite engineering, use and knowledge of the Missile Defense systems exploitation of OPIR.

Experience in a Software Engineering environment in an engineering capacity, dispositioning of nonconforming material, work plan review, manufacturing readiness review, root cause/corrective action analysis.

Certified in lean and six-sigma quality engineering methodologies.

Ability to work with all levels of management and excellent communication skills are is a must.

Experience with inventory control.

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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