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Principal International Trade Compliance Analyst

Requisition ID: R10072459

  • Category IconCategory: Legal and Regulatory
  • Location IconLocation: Orlando, FL, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking an experienced Principal International Trade Compliance Analyst to join our team. This position will report to the Manager of International Trade Compliance (ITC) of Mission Readiness & Protective Systems (MRPS) Business Unit. This position will offer a hybrid schedule. Candidate will need to be able to work several days per week on-site in Orlando, FL, McLean, VA, or Huntsville, AL.

The Principal International Trade Compliance Analyst position will be responsible for ensuring compliance with U.S. Export and Import control laws and regulations; applying for all necessary Export and Import authorizations; providing training to employees and guidance/interpretation of the international trade compliance regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with various functional areas to determine their export/import needs, and develop and implement appropriate strategies to meet business requirements and ensure full compliance with all regulatory agencies

  • Prepare and submit necessary export/import authorization requests required to support international programs

  • Review and approve international travel requests, foreign visit requests, and export/import transactions.

  • Provide guidance and interpretation of US government regulations including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR)

  • Assist in the development and implementation of trade compliance policies and procedures, such as internal control plans for approved authorizations

  • Manage all post approval activities such as recordkeeping, reporting requirements, approvals for data exports and international shipping authorizations

  • Perform compliance assessments of license and agreement files and assist as necessary in any investigations of potential compliance violations. 

  • Prepare and deliver to programs, export and import internal control plans and proviso reviews

  • Conduct export/import training and provide formal and informal communication/guidance to internal and external customers regarding all conditions of the export and import authorizations

  • Assist in the review of export and import clauses in international new business contracts and provide recommendations

  • Review of program contractual statements of work to assist in the development of the work scope for each export/import authorizations

  • Make formal presentations in meetings, training environments and respond to questions from management, employees, customers, and vendors related to export/import compliance.

Basic Qualifications for Principal International Trade Compliance Analyst (Level 3)

  • Must have one of the following:

    • High School Diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years of Trade Compliance, Contracts, and/or Legal Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 6 years of Trade Compliance, Contracts, and/or Legal experience

    • Master's degree with a minimum of 4 plus years of Trade Compliance, Contracts, and/or Legal experience

  • Knowledge of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR)

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

  • Must be able to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time)

Preferred Qualifications/Skills:

  • Aerospace or Defense Industry Experience

  • Experience assessing the applicability of ITAR exemptions and EAR exceptions

  • Proficient in the use of the OCR EASE Software

  • Experienced and comfortable providing training in person or via virtual methods

  • Ability to prioritize and organize own workload

  • Attention to detail

  • Must have both excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong ability to work independently as well as with teams

  • Strong collaboration and team building skills

  • Ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships with both internal and external customers

  • Strong commitment to integrity and professionalism


Salary Range: $72,400 USD - $108,600 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.