Software Quality Engineer/Principal Software Quality Engineer

Northrop Grumman

3.2

Cincinnati, OH

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    Position summary

    At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. 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.

    The successful candidate will implement software quality standards across multiple programs. Will perform program product and process audits. Will ensure that project and process control documentation are in accordance with contract requirements, program planning and NG policies, processes and procedures. Will review software design, code and unit test, integration, change specifications, and plans for contractual and/or process requirements.
    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Develop, modify, apply and maintain quality evaluation plans to assist program activities for processing software and materials into partially finished or finished product.
    • Collaborate with Program and Engineering management on program quality planning and the establishment of program quality objectives.
    • Working with the Engineering Process Group, collaborate with software engineering and systems engineering functions to ensure quality standards are in place and followed.
    • Assists with verification and acceptance testing of software and system products.
    • Supports CMMI and AS9100 audit activities and audits quality systems for non-conformance identification and corrective action.
    • Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable quality standards and that documentation is compliant with requirements.
    • Assists Software Engineering in collecting and reporting metrics.
    • Cross-trained to the hardware quality engineer positions in the department.

    This will be filled at the Software Quality Engineer or the Principal Software Quality Engineer

    Basic Qualifications for Software Quality Engineer

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or other STEM related field with 5 years of relevant software development integration work experience OR Master's Degree in Engineering or other STEM related field with 3 years of relevant software development and integration work experience.

    • Demonstrated knowledge of software development processes including Agile, Waterfall, and Spiral Development processes

    • Demonstrated knowledge of CMMI

    • Demonstrated experience in the collection of software data and metrics for reporting.

    • Demonstrated experience in process and product evaluation.

    • Ability to obtain Top Secret clearance and US citizenship

    • Basic Qualifications for Principal Software Quality Engineer

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or other STEM related field with 7years of relevant software development integration work experience OR Master's Degree in Engineering or other STEM related field with 5 years of relevant software development and integration work experience.

    • Demonstrated knowledge of software development processes including Agile, Waterfall, and Spiral Development processes

    • Demonstrated knowledge of CMMI

    • Demonstrated experience in the collection of software data and metrics for reporting.

    • Demonstrated experience in process and product evaluation.

    • Ability to obtain Top Secret clearance and US citizenship

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Active Top Secret Clearance
    • Experience in a Software Engineering environment in an engineering capacity, work plan review, manufacturing readiness review, root cause/corrective action analysis.
    • Certified in lean and six-sigma quality engineering methodologies.
    • Ability to work with all levels of management, metrics stat using and excellent communication skills are is a must.
    • Experience with software code review and open to learning different software tools.

    MANUMS

    Salary Range: $70,100 USD - $105,100 USD
    Salary Range 2: $86,300 USD - $129,500 USD

    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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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

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    About the company

    Industry: Defense & Space

    Northrop Grumman solves the toughest problems in space, aeronautics, defense and cyberspace to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers worldwide. Our 90,000 employees are Defining Possible every day using science, technology and engineering to create and deliver advanced systems, products and services. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, ...

    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.