Principal/ Sr. Principal Software Quality Engineer

Northrop Grumman

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(26)

Melbourne, FL

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    Position summary

    rincipal Software Quality Engineer** to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located in Melbourne, FL, at the Melbourne campus. Telecommute/remote is not an option for this position. This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80, to allow employees every other Friday off.

    The Principal Software Quality/Senior Principal Software Quality Engineer will provide highly technical feedback during code review to ensure compliance with standards and best practices and that the code is correct, efficient, and maintainable. They will implement tools that aid in the collection and analysis of data relevant to Software Quality's statement of work.

    The Principal Software Quality/Senior Principal Software Quality Engineer will also:

    • Perform process audits of software development processes to assure compliance to policies, both onsite and at supplier sites
    • Review Customer, Systems and Software requirements to ensure the flow down of requirements is complete and unambiguous
    • Participate in contractual reviews and audits, program meetings, and configuration control board meetings
    • Examine the products associated with the preparation and configuration control of software test environments to assess the team's readiness to enter formal testing
    • Collect and analyze quality metrics on software activities
    • Peer review software documents to ensure appropriate content and adherence to standards
    • Interpret customer technical, systems, software, and quality requirements and ensure those requirements are integrated into program plans, specifications, and product documents
    • Ensure compliance with contract, program, quality, organizational, and industry alert requirements
    • Provide oversight in discrepancy review and software failure investigations as well as cause and corrective action determinations. Analyze and interpret trends and execute improvements on key metrics.
    • Facilitate thorough root cause analysis on deficiencies and ensure appropriate corrective actions are developed and implemented in a timely manner
    • Monitor execution of formal software tests to ensure tests are executed in accordance with approved test procedures, requirements are fully verified, and that all test procedures and software anomalies are documented and tracked to closure

    Basic Qualifications:

    Principal Software Quality Engineer:

    • 5 Years with Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, other STEM degree or equivalent; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD. Experience coding in Java, C++, or Python
    • Understanding of software engineering principles, practices, and theories
    • Ability to understand and work with multiple enterprise-wide systems and software problem tracking tools such as DOORs, Jira, Confluence, and BitBucket
    • Knowledge of waterfall, spiral, or Agile life cycles

    Senior Principal Software Quality Engineer:

    • 9 Years with Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, other STEM degree or equivalent; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD. Experience coding in Java, C++, or Python
    • Understanding of software engineering principles, practices, and theories
    • Ability to understand and work with multiple enterprise-wide systems and software problem tracking tools such as DOORs, Jira, Confluence, and BitBucket
    • Knowledge of waterfall, spiral, or Agile life cycles

    Preferred Skills:

    • Experience with ISO and AS9100 standards requirements
    • Knowledge of Root Cause and Corrective Action tools
    • Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Work well under pressure and adapt well to unplanned tasks
    • Ability and willingness to continuously learn and implement new processes
    • Dedicated to teamwork and be ability to work well in a team environment

    Salary Range: $84,200 - $126,400
    Salary Range 2: $104,400 - $156,600

    The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

    Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
    The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

    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 http://https://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

    Why you should apply for a job to Northrop Grumman:

  • 93% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Back-up Care Advantage offers employees a safety net for those days when regular care arrangements fall through.
  • Sitter City offers access to babysitters, dog walkers & caregivers who can assist with special needs, companion care, housekeeping & more.
  • We’ve partnered with College Coach, an organization that can assist employees and their families through important educational challenges.