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Principal Engr SW Quality_San Diego

Northrop Grumman | San Diego CA 92109 USA | Full Time | Posted: 12/06/2019

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At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace (NGAS) is seeking a Principal Software Quality Engineer to team and collaborate closely with systems, software, and test engineers to participate and provide technical oversight, feedback, and solution alternatives throughout the software life cycle.

Essential Functions:

The Principal Software Quality Engineer's main focus will be on providing highly technical feedback during code review to ensure compliance with standards and best practices and that the code is correct, efficient, and maintainable. The Principal Software Quality Engineer will implement tools that aid in the collection and analysis of data relevant to Software Quality's statement of work.

The Principal Software Quality Engineer may also:
  • Perform process audits of software development processes to assure compliance to policies, both onsite and at supplier sites
  • Review customer, system and software requirements to ensure the flow down of requirements is complete and unambiguous
    • Participate in contractual reviews and audits, program meetings, and configuration control board meetings

    • Examine the products associated with the preparation and configuration control of software test environments to assess the team's readiness to enter formal testing

    • Collect and analyze quality metrics on software activities

      Peer review software documents to ensure appropriate content and adherence to standards

      Facilitate thorough root cause analysis on deficiencies and ensure appropriate actions are developed and implemented in a timely manner

    This position will be located in Rancho Bernardo, CA 92127.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or another STEM degreeand at least5 years (or 3 years with a Master's degree) of experience programming in either of the following: Java, C++.
    • Must have an active Top Secret Clearance to start


    Preferred Qualifications:


    • MS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or another STEM degree
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Experience in evaluating software products



    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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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    Location San Diego, CA, 92109, United States
    Categories Engineering

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