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Prncpl Configuration Analyst

Requisition ID: R10032991

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Chandler, Arizona, United States of America
  • 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: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 4

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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently searching to fill 4 positions for experienced Principal Configuration Analysts to join the Configuration Management team within Launch Vehicles in Chandler, AZ.

The Principal Configuration Analysts are responsible for

Data Management responsibilities which include: 

  • Performs overall contract review/interpretation and keeps up-to-date with approved contractual requirements, including Statement of Work (SOW), contract modifications, Points of Contact (POCs), approval/distribution obligations, and any other information that will assist with the organized management and accountability of Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) data items.

  • Creates and maintains a Contract Data Status Report (CDSR) via an Excel spreadsheet for establishing, recording and reporting a Program’s CDRL identification, requirements and data submittal forecasts/occurrences.

  • Works with the assigned Contracts Administrator and/or Program Management, as needed, to ensure the timely delivery of CDRL data items and/or resolution of any contractual or data submittal issues/concerns.

  • Composes contract submittal letters and delivers to the customer along with applicable CDRLs via customer-sponsored tools/methods.

  • Gathers and maintains monthly metrics of on time, late and early CDRL submittals per program.

  • Reviews and processes technical manuals and A-size drawings in our PLM tool for release and submittal as required.

  • Ensures contractually required data markings/statements are specified on relevant Program documentation.

  • Maintains accurate document identification and status accounting records via various Excel logs.

  • Communicates and maintains sound business relations with Program team, CDM team, Government Agencies and Customers alike, showing responsiveness, professionalism and cooperativeness at all times.

Basic Qualifications:

This position requires 6 years with a Bachelor of Science; 4 years with a Master of Science degree.

U.S. Citizenship is required

Ability to obtain a secret security clearance is required


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.