Northrop Grumman Engineer Quality 3 in Schriever AFB, Colorado

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Quality Engineer 3 to join our team of qualified individuals on Schriever AFB, Colorado.

Build a future of excellence and become part of NG's Mission Assurance team, providing services for the Specialized Warfighter Development Contract (SWDC).

Qualified candidates must work as part of a team, demonstrate a high level of attention to detail, possess the ability to plan ahead and be customer- support focused. Individuals must also have demonstrated ability to evaluate whether documents, instructions and procedures are being followed during execution and demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Lead risk management activities across the program by identifying technical and programmatic risks, analyzing mitigation costs and strategies, and helping implement them within the program.

  • Support development and operations to ensure SWDC is fully mission capable 24/7/365

  • Supports the Business Acquisition Process by participating in proposal reviews, assessing program start-up readiness, and providing status of proposal activities.

  • Implement engagement strategies across the program life-cycle from supporting new business pursuits to supporting fielded systems.

  • Review, analyze and report on quality discrepancies related to SW/HW, installations/upgrade, system testing, for NG Ground Systems products and operational capabilities

  • Provides independent technical and programmatic subject matter expertise, in any program phase, to provide guidance, resolve technical issues, and mitigate risks.

  • Interface with product development, engineering, testers, customers, vendors and subcontractors and team members to ensure requirements are achievable and risks are understood and managed.

  • Capable of credibly engaging with program leadership on complex technical and program life cycle issues.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related STEM fieldand5+ years of experience in risk management, program analytics, Mission Assurance, or related experience

  • Holds current Secret Clearance or ability to obtain one (US Citizenship required)

  • Can work flexible schedules to include occasional off normal hours as necessary to meet commitments

  • Possesses good interpersonal skills to successfully interface with diverse groups or individuals

  • Can travel 10% of time as necessary to support installations and testing on customer sites

  • Self-starter with demonstrated problem-solving skills who can work with minimal direction

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Missile Defense Agency program experience

  • Risk Management Experience

  • Program Management or Program Analytics Experience

  • Quality certifications such as ASQ and Lean Six Sigma

  • Software development lifecycle understanding

  • AGILE development process exposure

  • JAVA, C++, Linux, Redhat

  • Prior coding experience highly valued

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