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Configuration Analyst/ Principal Configuration Analyst

Requisition ID: 21010908

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Annapolis - MD, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Polygraph
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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.

The Configuration Analyst plans and coordinates preparation of project documentation, such as engineering drawings, production specifications and schedules, and contract modifications, to ensure customer contract requirements are met. Reviews contract to determine documentation required for each phase of project, applying knowledge of engineering and manufacturing processes. Analyzes proposed changes of product design to determine effect on overall product and system. Coordinates modification records for management control. Establishes change orders and prepares for change authorization and documentation by company and subcontractor. Reviews and analyzes released engineering change data and coordinates changes with engineering, quality, support, manufacturing, and engineering data control activities.

The Principal Configuration Analyst is responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive configuration management (CM) and Data Management (DM) process on major programs, in accordance with established CM practices that are based on EIA/649 and customer contract requirements. This involves the preparation of work products in the areas of configuration identification, change control management, status accounting, and configuration audits. Specific tasks include family trees, config uration control board administration, engineering change proposals, variances, status accounting reports, coordinating functional and physical configuration audits and preparation and configuring of all deliverables. Reviewing contract to determine documentation required for each phase of the project, applying knowledge of engineering and manufacturing processes. Analyze proposed changes of product design to determine effect on overall product and system. Coordinate modification records for management control. Establish change orders and prepare for change authorization and documentation. Review and analyze released engineering change data and coordinates changes with engineering, quality, support, manufacturing, and engineering data control activities. The Northrop Grumman CM tool Information System for Engineering (ISE) will be used as the system of record for controlling document status and bills of material.

**This position can be filled at level 2 OR 3

Basic Qualifications:

Configuration Analyst:

  • Bachelor degree plus 3 years of relevant experience, Master’s degree plus 1 year of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Preferred degrees: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology, or related fields.
  • Good oral and written communication skills and the ability to interface well with program management/customers is required.
  • TS/SCI required

Principal Configuration Analyst

  • Bachelor degree plus 6 years of relevant experience. 10 years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Preferred degrees: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology, or related fields.
  • This position requires demonstrated experience: establishing and following CM/DM processes throughout project life cycles to maintain consistent configuration control, developing, operating, and maintaining CM database and other process management tools, maintaining the Hardware and Software Configuration Management Plan, managing CM products and documentation, and preparing/publishing results of configuration audits. - DM duty aspects include contract and proposal reviews, CLIN management, CDRL and SDRL deliverables and to meet program milestones.
  • Good oral and written communication skills and the ability to interface well with program management/customers is required.
  • TS/SCI required

Preferred Qualifications:

- Demonstrated experience configuring, administering, and maintaining SharePoint, a working knowledge of CM Tool(s) with check-in/check-out capabilities (TeamCenter, ClearCase, CMPro, etc.),

- Active SCI clearance (strongly preferred)

- Working knowledge with Information Systems for Engineering (ISE) and experience with CMMI Configuration Management Processes (Level 3).


Salary Range: 64400 - 96600
Salary Range 2: 79800 - 119800

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.


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