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Northrop Grumman Assoc Engineer Mission Assurance in Princess Anne, Maryland

Acts as an Operational Safety Supervisor for launch operations. Defines and monitors mission assurance 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 mission assurance.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) and 5 years experience or high school diploma and equivalent experience with rocket motor handling, rocket launch operation, or similar experience in a safety observer role

  • Must have excellent customer communication, interaction, and presentation skills

  • Experience with systems safety engineering analyses, risk analysis, operational risk management, and safety supervision

  • Understanding of component and vehicle assembly procedures, vehicle inspection requirements, and safety procedures and practices

  • Ability to obtain Operational Safety Specialist certification in many if not all of the following areas: pressure, lifting, mechanical, ordnance

  • Willingness to work a flexible work schedule including a 9/80 schedule, extended work week, and travel for durations of up to 6-8 weeks multiple times per year

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and be able to obtain a Secret clearance

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Windows

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background in NASA and/or DOD launch vehicles or a mission safety background

  • Knowledge of rocket launch operations

  • Ordnance handling experience to include rocket motors

  • Experience acting as a safety observer 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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering