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Principal/Sr. Principal Engineer Quality

Northrop Grumman | Herndon VA 22096 USA | Full Time | Posted: 08/07/2020

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At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

At Northrop Grumman, innovation isn't just an idea - it's a way of life.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a talented Quality Engineer to join our team in Herndon, VA.
  • The Principal / Sr. Principal Quality Engineer defines and monitors Mission Assurance (MA) program specifications and processes to ensure mission success of programs. Performs or assures quality, risk management, safety, reliability and maintainability of program achievements, subcontractors, and suppliers in accordance with contractual requirements.
  • Assesses program performance and risks, and determines resources to ensure MA effectiveness. Is responsible for MA task delegation and establishing budgets and spend plans.
  • Provides technical solutions which support Quality Management System (QMS) functions on software and hardware engineering, development, test, integration, and production programs. Utilize customer and Northrop Grumman Mission Assurance policies and procedures, such as ISO 9001/AS9100/CMMI, to help realize those solutions.
  • Candidate will provide quality leadership, task direction and technical guidance to program.
  • Ensures Mission and Quality Assurance support throughout the development, review, delivery, and maintenance cycles for program CDRL deliverables, internal plans, and risk-based process audits. Participates as MA representative in Configuration Control Board meetings to assure compliance with established Configuration Management policies and procedures. Participates in design reviews providing feedback on designs to engineering/manufacturing personnel.
  • Works with the MA team and program management team to define, gather, evaluate, and effectively present process and quality metrics to assist with program efficiency, effectiveness, and continuous improvement. Ability to coordinate/collaborate with external quality teams in data gathering, problem solving, risk mitigation, and root cause corrective action.
  • Experience providing root cause analysis and presenting key metrics to Quality and Program leadership. Attention to detail coupled with the ability to quickly learn, assess, and apply new processes/procedures.
  • Also serves as the primary liaison with customer representatives and supports product "Sell-Off" and well as responses to customer questions and requests for corrective actions.

    This requisition may be filled at a higher level based on the requirements below.

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Location Herndon, VA, 22096, United States
Categories Engineering
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI

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Job Code 20021824