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Manager Configuration Analyst 3

Requisition ID: R10045544

  • 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: 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.

Job Description:

The Configuration/Data Management Manager will provide direct contributions to programs, while executing the leadership and management responsibilities of the position.  The position reports directly to the CDM Department Manager and will work in close collaboration with Programs and CDM team managers supporting Software Configuration Management, Hardware Configuration Management and Data Management.   

The position carries the following set of responsibilities:

  • Provide overall leadership and guidance in the drive toward CDM digital development. Help develop a culture with focus on agility, speed and quality.
  • Review and gain knowledge of the current engineering change process data to ensure compliance as the team transitions into new platforms of change control.
  • Design and transform current business practices to align with company CDM standards and industry standard best practices.
  • Support the updates to related Principles and Operating Practice standards.
  • Provide feedback, coaching, and growth opportunities for the CDM team.
  • Ensure the right processes and tools are in place to meet the business and project needs.
  • Support customer and internal audits of our QMS standards to maintain certifications and secure new contracts.
  • Support NGC initiatives supporting continuous improvement activities within the CDM department.
  • Assesses how proposed configuration/data management changes may affect systems sustainment and supportability.
  • Drive cooperation within the CDM team to establish a cohesive culture of excellence.
  • Identify critical skills and provide training.
  • Support new business proposal activity.
  • Support the development of CDM plans

Desired Attributes:

  • Capable of working in a high demand environment as an individual or team member.
  • Motivated to set a high standard of work ethic for others to follow.
  • Able to maintain composure in difficult situations.
  • Knowledge and skill in utilizing Business Office Software Applications and in utilizing PLM and MRP systems.
  • Skilled in working with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Knowledge and experience of the various department/functions.

Requirements, Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree plus 9 years’ experience in product development projects and sustainment of legacy programs for complex aerospace or defense systems.With MS 7 years expereince
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in achieving results through understanding and management of internal customer relationships, prioritization, and delegation of tasks.
  • U.S. Citizen and DoD Secret Clearance.


Salary Range: $122,000 USD - $183,000 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.