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Principal Engineer Software - SEPG

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 5/6/2019
Job Reference #: 19004224

Job Description

At Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems wedevelop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances humandiscovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at theforefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from thefirst flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on themoon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the firstcommercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of theuniverse. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Members of the Software Engineering Process Group (SEPG) interact with project personnel, IPT leads, functional homeroom, quality assurance, internal and external auditors, and occasionally customers.
Main responsibilities include working with projects to ensure they have adopted and adapted/tailored the organization's standard process to meet specific project goals (cost, process, and quality); the collection, evaluation and dissemination of process improvement suggestions across the Software Systems directorate by working with SEPG representatives from the various centers;  and the collection and analysis of project quality and productivity metrics.  Additional responsibilities include working with projects to determine root cause and corrective action of defects and assisting projects during internal and external audits (AS9100, DCMA and CMMI).  Other tasks may include working with projects and proposals to produce cost estimates and proposal input, supporting independent review teams, and providing process training to the organization. Knowledge of IEEE Standards, AS9100, CMMI-Dev, SEER-SEM, and statistical analysis tools is useful.

The candidate is expected to have strong verbal and written communication skills, self-starters/able to work autonomously with minimal direction.


Basic Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of software engineering  experience OR Master's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 3 years of software engineering experience
  • Demonstrated experience with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret or higher clearance 

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Knowledge of the various frameworks (AS9100, IEEE, CMMI), statistical analysis and cost analysis (i.e., SEER-SEM)

Northrop Grumman iscommitted to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be anEqual Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regardto race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any otherprotected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, pleasevisit U.S. Citizenship is required for mostpositions.