Engineer/Principal Engineer Mission Assurance – 4886

Requisition ID: R10004773

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Ogden - UT, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

Position Summary / Responsibilities:

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Engineer/Principal Engineer Mission Assurance. This position will be located in Ogden, UT and will support the Ground Subsystems Support Contract (GSSC) program. This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

Job Responsibilities may include:
- Develops, modifies, applies and maintains quality evaluation and control systems and protocols for processing materials
into partially finished or finished materials product.
- Collaborates with engineering and manufacturing functions to ensure quality standards are in place.
- Devises and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of
products and production equipment.
- Designs and analyzes inspection and testing processes, mechanisms and equipment; conducts quality assurance tests;
and performs statistical analysis to assess the cost of and determine the responsibility for, products or materials that do
not meet required standards and specifications.
- Audits quality systems for deficiency identification and correction.
- Audit, conduct source inspection and test witness of product for NG acceptance to requirements.
- Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards and that documentation is compliant with
- May specialize in the areas of design, incoming material, production control, product evaluation and reliability, inventory
control and/or research and development as they apply to product or process quality.
- May be certified in lean and six-sigma quality engineering methodologies.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

• 401k

• Educational Assistance

• Life Insurance

• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions 

• Paid Time Off 

• Health & Wellness Resources 

• Employee Discounts

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. 


You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

•   Engineer: 2 Years with Bachelors in Science; 0 Years with Masters

•    Principal: 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.

•    Active DoD Secret clearance with full investigation within the last six years and ability to obtain and maintain special program access

•    Experience in developing and implementing Mission Assurance plans.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

•    Working knowledge of 8D problem solving methodologies

•    Six Sigma Green or Blackbelt, Certified

•    Lead Auditor - AS9100D or ISO 9001,

•    Shop floor manufacturing experience.

Salary Range: 64200 - 119200

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.