Northrop Grumman Engineer Software Quality 3 in San Diego, California

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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.

Are you interested in expanding your career while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security and freedom of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place you.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) has an opportunity for a Software Quality Engineer 2/3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in San Diego, CA.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Software Quality Engineer develops, modifies, applies, and maintains standards for software quality operating methods, processes, systems and procedures.

Conducts software inspection peer review, review software documentation, witness testing, verification and validation.

Implements software quality plan and process, development and maintenance processes and methods.

Ensures measures meet acceptable reliability standards.

Develops overall operating criteria to ensure implementation of the software quality program according to project, process and contract requirements and objectives.

Ensures that project and process control documentation are compliant with software development plan and requirements, objectives and/or contract.

Review software requirements, software design, software coding/unit testing, and formal qualification testing.

Reviews software design, change specifications, and plans against contractual and/or process requirements.

Reviews include applicable specifications, materials, tools, techniques, and methodologies.

Performs or directs verification of software requirement allocations, traceability, and testability.

Basic Qualifications for a level 3:

Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electromechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, or Software related STEM field.

Five+ years of relevant experience in software development and/or software quality (3+ years with a relevant Master's Degree or 0+ years with a relevant PhD).

Experience working in a manufacturing environment.

Experience working with C++, Ada, or C software language.

Must have a currently active DOD secret clearance and be able to receive program special access clearance.

Basic Qualifications for a level 4:

Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electromechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, or Software related STEM field.

Nine+ years of relevant experience in software development and/or software quality.

Experience working in a manufacturing environment.

Experience working with C++, Ada, or C software language.

Must have a currently active DOD secret clearance and be able to receive program special access clearance.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

Active special access clearance.

Experience working as a software quality engineer.

Experience with ClearCase/ClearQuest configuration management tool.

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.