Northrop Grumman Engineer Quality 3/4 in Aurora, Colorado

At Northrop Grumman, innovation isn't just an idea - it's a way of life.

Our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) has an opportunity for a QualityEngineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Aurora, CO. Join the Space ISR Division in its Drive For Excellence, and work with our team of experts in developing and delivering Space ISR systems and solutions that keep our world safe.

The Quality Engineer develops, modifies, applies and maintains quality evaluation of complex software systems. Collaborates with engineering and operational sites to ensure quality standards are in place. Devises and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the quality/compliance of products. Analyzes inspection and testing processes, mechanisms and equipment; conducts quality assurance tests; and performs statistical analysis to assess the cost of and responsibility for, products or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications. Audits quality systems for deficiency identification and correction. Ensures that corrective measures meet standards and that documentation is compliant with requirements. May specialize in the areas of design, implementation, verification, deployment or maintenance as they apply to product or process quality. May be certified in lean and six-sigma quality engineering methodologies.

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


Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related STEM field

  • Five (5)+ years or relevant experience (3+ years with a Master's, 0+ years with a PhD)

  • Demonstrable knowledge of Software development methods and Systems Engineering practices

  • Active Top Secret clearance

Basic Qualifications for a Level 4:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related STEM field

  • Nine (9)+ years or relevant experience (7+ years with a Master's, 5+ years with a PhD)

  • Demonstrable knowledge of Software development methods and Systems Engineering practices

  • Extensive technical expertise to solve complex problems without appreciable direction

  • Active Top Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AS9100 Auditor training

  • CMMI/SCAMPI experience

  • Experience with NG Command Media

  • Strong communication skills. Ability to communicate with upper management.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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.