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Principal Software Configuration Analyst-19019108

Location: Melbourne
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift
Description

Develops and maintains software configuration management tools to support configuration identification, control, reporting, and delivery of both internally developed and externally purchased commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software products. Performs configuration management and release engineering tasks to ensure new software product operating parameters are documented, comply with standard hardware configurations, and are logistically sustainable. Designs, develops, automates, and maintains productivity tools using programming, database or scripting languages to improve software modeling and development. Designs and implements build procedures that are used to support software product development and use. May develop software configuration standards for company-wide use. May train software developers in the use of configuration management tools and the implementation of software quality standards.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications: 

Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 6 years of experience in software configuration OR

Master's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 4 years of experience in software configuration

Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD secret security clearance.  Must obtain an interim DoD secret security clearance prior to start

Preferred Qualifications: 

Current DoD Secret Security Clearance

Experience with agile Software development framework such as Scrum Atlassian Tools (Jira, Confluence, Fisheye_Crucible, etc)

Knowledge of software configuration management tools; the candidate should understand CM/Release Management best practices

Experience using software configuration management tools to manage baselines and support product release

4+ years of experience in configuration management and the ability to work closely with the software development teams

4+ years of experience with Agile software development concepts, ability to work multiple tasks concurrently, and strong documentation and communication skills

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.

Job ID: 19019108

  Reasons to apply:

  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 flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
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