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Principal Quality Assurance Policy and Strategy Analyst (Space/Satellite Systems)

Requisition ID: R10051937

  • Category IconCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • Location IconLocation: Dulles, Virginia, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of company policies and procedures within NG PrOP guidance.
  • Develops and/or analyzes and revises existing administrative operations and management controls including standard practices, operating procedures, management systems, and reporting documentation.
  • Develops and/or coordinates improved policies, methods, procedures, instructions, and forms to achieve greater operations efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
  • Maintains a controlled documentation system, record retention, and information services functions including electronic records retention processes.
  • Ensures compliance to the requirements from regulatory agencies. Maintains the technical and non-technical documentation change system.
  • Assures procedures are in place to classify and maintain records.
  • Interprets and enforces all documentation formatting, standards, policies, and operating procedure requirements.
  • Develops solutions to complex problems and ensures solutions are consistent with organization objectives.
  • Contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards
  • Analyze existing operational processes and develop sense for operational needs of team members.
  • Work with manufacturing personnel to develop, improve, document, and transition new processes to manufacturing.
  • Supports lean principals for process improvements as applicable.
  • Documents workflows and processes based on requirements.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences.
  • Take a strong ownership to drive documentation through process from inputs to final distribution.
  • Conduct quality review of materials.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience
  • U.S. citizen
  • Proficient in MS Project, Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Proficient with SharePoint
  • Writing and editing skills
  • Excellent communicator
  • Ability to multi-task and support multiple projects
  • Ability to recognize and reduce/eliminate non-value operations
  • Ability to proactively identify issues, escalate to appropriate channels, and suggest solutions to engineering for review
  • Demonstrated ability to work both as a team member and individual contributor

Preferred qualifications:

  • Familiarity with aerospace, space, and composites is highly desired
  • Knowledge of industry practices
  • Independently demonstrates the skill and ability to perform complex professional tasks
  • Expert in the field of policies and procedures
  • Background in Standards and Compliance Documents

Salary Range: $83,800 USD - $120,800 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

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.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.