Quality Analyst

Requisition ID: R10027435

  • Category IconCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • Location IconLocation: Schriever AFB, Colorado, 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems has an opportunity for you to join our diverse team as a Software Quality Analyst. This position will be located in Colorado Springs, CO. Join Space Systems' Launch and Missile Defense Systems (LMDS) in its Drive for Excellence and work with our team of experts in developing and delivering systems and solutions that keep our world safe.

Develop and implement program quality plans, programs, and procedures using statistical quality control statistics, six-sigma tools and analyses. Ensures that performance and quality products conform to established company and regulatory standards. Reviews, analyzes and reports on quality discrepancies related to software development processes. Investigates problems and develops disposition and root cause and corrective actions for recurring discrepancies. Interfaces with Software developers, testers, engineering, customer, and subcontractor representatives to ensure requirements are met.

As a Software Quality Analyst on this team, you will develop, modify, apply, and maintain standards for software quality operating methods, processes, systems and procedures.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Conducts software inspection, testing, verification and validation.
  • Implements software development and maintenance processes and methods.
  • Ensures measures meet acceptable reliability standards.
  • Develops overall operating criteria to ensure implementation of the quality program according to project, process and contract requirements and objectives.
  • Ensures that project and process control documentation are compliant with requirements, objectives and/or contract.
  • Reviews software design, change specifications, and plans against contractual and/or process requirements.
  • Reviews include applicable specifications, materials, tools, techniques, and methodologies.
  • Performs or directs verification of software capabilities allocations, traceability, and testability.

This requisition may be filled at either the Software Quality Analyst based on the qualifications listed below.

Basic Qualifications for Software Quality Analyst:

  • 3 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's degree; 1 years of relevant experience with a Masters' degree; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • Demonstrable knowledge of software development methods and Systems Engineering practices
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate software work products
  • Secret security clearance required

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Experience supporting an agile and/or devops software development environment
  • Experience using UNIX, LINUX, JIRA, Git, and BitBucket
  • AS9100 auditing experience and/or auditor training
  • Working knowledge of SAFe
  • Experience with embedded software and electronics.
  • Knowledge of CMMI
  • Experience with MDA MAP Rev B and DCMA
  • Direct experience in Product Inspection and Receiving Inspection

Salary Range: $70,900.00 - $106,300.00

Salary Range: $70,900 USD - $106,300 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.