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Mission Assurance Engineer

Requisition ID: 21016000

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Unknown City - MD, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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.

Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services, Mission Assurance organization is seeking a talented Engineer, Mission Assurance to join our team. This position may work remotely with occasional travel to events and meetings.

The selected individual will be well versed in continuous improvement methodologies such as Lean, Six Sigma, and Agile. Will define and monitor processes and metrics to ensure mission success of service lines. Assures quality, risk management, customer satisfaction, reliability, and maintainability of service delivery. Measures service line performance and risks and determines resources to ensure mission assurance.

The selected individual will provide Mission Assurance consultation and guidance to service line management and systems engineering to identify service line risks, tailor process requirements, and share best practices. The candidate will participate / lead mission assurance assessments in project management, supplier quality, service management and escalate critical and/or recurring issues to appropriate levels of management

Additional Responsibilities include:

• Ensure that all corrective measures are performed on-time and meet minimum requirements.

• Understand the requirements of a company policy, standard or process, and determine how best to apply it to a project, service, or quality/ compliance review recognizing when requirements are not being satisfactorily met and have the courage to challenge.

• Audit systems for deficiency identification and correction.

• Analyzes various datasets, such as customer, and employee feedback, perform trend and risk management, and lead efforts to ensure mission success

• Certify that Agile, Lean, and Six-Sigma methodologies are being practiced

Basic Qualifications Principal Engineer

• Bachelor's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) related discipline and 5 years of relevant professional experience

• Strong leadership, assertiveness, facilitation, interpersonal and virtual communication skills

•Self-directed, and result driven team member accustom to working autonomously and with teams

• Experience problem solver comfortable leading process analysis, problem definition, root cause analysis

• Experience with interpreting complex data and processes and drive actions to completion

• Experience with creating and maintaining process owner documents (plans, procedures, work instructions, training bulletins, templates, workflows, etc.)

• Experience in software and IT Infrastructure Quality Assurance

• Knowledge of Project Management life-cycle principles

• Six Sigma Trained or Certified

Qualifications: Sr. Principal Engineer

• Same as above with 9 years of relevant professional experience

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience in process improvement, data analytics, project management, metrics development, quality assurance, service management, and risk management

• Experience with Agile framework

• Experience with statistical analysis

• Experience or comfort working with senior leaders

• Experience with Visio or process modeling tools

• ITIL Training/Certification

• Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance


Salary Range: 103700 - 155500

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 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) 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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. 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.