Staff Software Engineer - Software Process

    • Redondo Beach, CA



Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman is a pioneering company. We design, develop, build and support some of the world's most advanced products, from cutting-edge aircraft and next-generation spacecraft to unrivaled cyber security systems and all-seeing radars.

Whether it's making a 200 ton airplane invisible, predicting cyber-attacks before they happen or solving the mysteries of the universe, wherever the boundaries of possible are being pushed, Northrop Grumman is there.

For 60 years, Northrop Grumman has anticipated the future of military space. From the launch pad to orbit, we deliver everything from missile systems to spacecraft to launch and command and control systems. We are dedicated to providing strategic defense, secure and reliable communications, robust missile warning and advanced space situational awareness to support our customers.

Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems is looking for you to join our team as a Staff Software Engineer with the Software Engineering organization based out of Redondo Beach, CA.

The members of the Software Engineering Process Group (SEPG) interact with project personnel, IPT leads, functional homeroom, quality assurance, internal and external auditors, and occasionally customers.

The main responsibilities include working with projects to ensure they have adopted and adapted/tailored the organization's standard process to meet specific project goals (cost, process, and quality); the collection, evaluation and dissemination of process improvement suggestions across the Software Systems directorate by working with SEPG representatives from the various centers; and the collection and analysis of project quality and productivity metrics. Responsibilities include working with projects to determine root cause and corrective action of defects and assisting projects during internal and external audits (AS9100, DCMA and CMMI). Other tasks may include working with projects and proposals to produce cost estimates and proposal input, supporting independent review teams, and providing process training to the organization. Knowledge of IEEE Standards, AS9100, CMMI-Dev, SEER-SEM, and statistical analysis tools is useful. Additional tasks may include DevOps program support in continuous integration and delivery through scripting, tool configuration, and virtualization.

The candidate is expected to have strong verbal and written communication skills, self-starters/able to work autonomously with minimal direction.


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