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Senior Quality Assistant (Remote/Hybrid)

Requisition ID: R10061353

  • Category IconCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • Location IconLocation: Northridge, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • 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.

The Quality Systems Assistant will support the various functions of the Quality and Mission Assurance department. Candidates will be required to have high organization and communication skills, investigating and problem-solving capabilities and attention to detail.


  • Review documentation for format, accuracy, and requirements following Northrop Grumman procedures. Follows documentation review process via multiple systems and ensures compliance
  • Prepare documented processes and training packages for review and release
  • Reviews input/output data to verify completeness, accuracy, and conformance to quality standards and specifications
  • Interprets and gathers information from a variety of sources to update records accurately
  • Assists Quality/Mission Assurance in maintaining control of materials and records
  • Monitor and manage nonconforming material
  • Processes and moves material on the production floor and updates associated records
  • Monitors databases and provides status to affected program and/or functional teams
  • Conduct or support internal audits, process observations and area assessments
  • Investigate internal audit-related findings and helps coordinate activities to resolve issues
  • Provide administrative support for various quality management systems


Basic Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent, and 6 years additional education and/or related experience
  • Ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documented processes for accuracy
  • Initiative, self-starter, adaptable, and high motivation for excellence
  • Ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical personnel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient computer skills (MS Office) and ability to learn new computer programs easily
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience with AS9100 and/or CMMI requirements
  • Experience with nonconformance and corrective action processes
  • Experience with Deltek’s Costpoint or TipQA
  • Experience with internal or external audits
  • Current/Active Secret Security Clearance

Salary Range: $64,900 USD - $108,100 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.