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Engineer Mission Assurance-7421

Requisition ID: R10049407

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Vandenberg AFB, California, 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.

Northrop Grumman is currently seeking a Program Mission Assurance (MA) Engineer to provide support to our Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) Team. Qualified candidate will support MA functions to ensure mission success.  Technical reviews of all GBSD drawings, SOW’s, Requirements documents as required. Performs or assures quality, risk management, safety, reliability and maintainability of GBSD achievements. Assesses GBSD performance and risks, and determines resources to ensure mission assurance. Assist the Program Quality Managers (PQM) with all GBSD Mission Assurance /Program Management requirements.  Support Development, implement and maintain the GBSD Program Quality Plans.   Support and facilitate GBSD program FRBs ensuring identification of root cause and proper implementation of corrective actions and reach back and reach across.  Assist PQM in preparation and execution on of Program Preventive and Corrective Action Board (PCAB). Develop and maintain GBSD Program Metrics.  Assist in the preparation of the Program Management Program Review packages.  Support PQM with GBSD Customer Corrective Action Requests. Support IPT MA & QE in Conditional Acceptance requirements and flow down. Monitor timely closure of Conditionally Accepted hardware and work corrective actions with IPT MA & QEs .  (Must have an active Secret Clearance)

Basic Qualifications:

•   Bachelor’s Degree with 2 years experience in technical or engineering positions, 4 additional years of experience may be used in lieu of a degree
•   US Citizenship with an Active Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP)
•   Demonstrated ability prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines.
•   Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•   Ability to collaborate in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
•   2  Year Experience in Quality or Mission Assurance preferred


Salary Range: $74,900 USD - $112,300 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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.


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.