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Principal Quality Analyst – Sentinel (GBSD) – 9287

Requisition ID: R10090748

  • CategoryCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • Location Location: Roy, UT, USA   |  Corinne, UT, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.  

Northrop Grumman is currently seeking a Principal Quality Analyst to provide support to our Roy, Utah Sentinel Team.

This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You'll Get To Do:

  • Selected candidate will support MA functions to ensure mission success.  

  • Technical reviews of all Sentinel drawings, SOW’s, Requirements documents as required.

  • Performs or assures quality, risk management, safety, reliability and maintainability of Sentinel achievements.

  • Assesses GBSD performance and risks and determines resources to ensure mission assurance.

  • Assist the Program Managers (PM) with all GBSD Mission Assurance /Program Management requirements.  

  • Develop, implement and maintain the Sentinel Program Quality Plans. 

  • Support Sentinel 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 Sentinel Program Metrics.  Support PQM with Sentinel 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.

  • Support operational activities with product inspection plans and acceptance.

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.   


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 6 years of relevant experience; or a Master's degree and 4 years of relevant experience. 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Active Secret Clearance with ability to obtain a Top Secret (TS) security clearance

  • Experience in developing and/or implementing Mission/Quality Assurance plans & Inspection Plans.

  • Experience with quality management systems (MES, SAP, etc.) to support program processes, audits, and improvement.

  • Experience with manufacturing and/or quality assurance processes.

  • Experience with root cause corrective actions and/or Material Review Board (MRB) processes.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in ICBM or Aerospace programs

  • Prior manufacturing experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of GD&T, Engineering Specifications, and manufacturing processing

  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment.

  • Knowledge of one or more of the following: MILSTD883, JSTD, IPC inspection, and assembly

  • Experience with implementing and maintaining databases i.e., MES, CPLM, etc.

This position reports to Roy, UT, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Corinne, UT, UT, USA.


Salary Range: $74,600 USD - $111,800 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.