International Trade Compliance Analyst 3/4

Requisition ID: 21014209

  • Category IconCategory: Legal and Regulatory
  • Location IconLocation: Dulles, Virginia
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.   Northrop Grumman Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.   Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking an experienced International Trade Compliance (ITC) Analyst for one of its location in Dulles, VA, San Diego, CA or Gilbert, AZ.  This position will report to the Manager of International Trade Compliance (ITC) of the Tactical Space Systems Division.    Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Systems Division (TSSD) is an industry-leading provider of commercial satellites used for global communications and high-resolution Earth imaging and a leading provider of small and medium spacecraft that perform scientific research, weather monitoring and national security missions for government customers.  The division is a pioneer in space logistics including cargo delivery to the International Space Station for NASA and commercial in-orbit satellite servicing.  In addition, NGSP TSSD is a provider of commercial cargo delivery services to the International Space Station and developer of advanced commercial space-launch systems and a premier provider of spacecraft components and subsystems and specialized engineering services.   Roles and responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to:
  • Working with various functional areas (Supply Chain Management, Program Management, Engineering, New Business, etc.) to determine their export/import needs, and develop and implement appropriate strategies to meet business requirements and ensure full compliance with all regulatory agencies.
  • Preparing and submitting necessary export/import authorization requests required to support international programs.  
  • Providing guidance and interpretation of USG regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE), Anti-boycott Regulations, US Census and Customs Regulations.
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of trade compliance policies and procedures, such as internal control plans for approved authorizations.
  • Managing 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. 
  • Supporting and implementing corrective actions that result from export/import compliance violations.
  • Preparing and delivering to programs, export and import internal control plans and proviso reviews.
  • Conducting export/import training and providing formal and informal communication/guidance to internal and external customers regarding all conditions of the export and import authorizations.
  • Assisting in the review of export and import clauses in international new business contracts and provide recommendations.
  • Reviewing program contractual statements of work to assist in the development of the work scope for each export/import authorizations.
  • Making formal presentations in meetings, training environments and responding to questions from management, employees, customers and vendors related to export/import compliance.
  • Negotiating export/import control issues with internal and external customers and resolve issues in a win/win manner.
  As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts
  This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.     SpaceBusMgt

Basic Qualifications: This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4. Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 5+ years of experience in import or export trade compliance – OR – a Master’s degree with 3+ years of related professional experience.
  Basic Qualifications for a Level 4:
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 9+ years of experience in import or export trade compliance – OR – a Master’s degree with 7+ years of related professional experience.
  Additional Basic qualifications for both levels:
  • Knowledge of ITAR, EAR, BATFE and other US Government Regulations.
  • Detail oriented and have ability to prioritize a varied workload.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong collaboration and team building skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Experience drafting and submitting export licenses and agreements, interpreting and providing guidance on ITAR and EAR regulations for the licensing of commodities, technologies and defense services, including the use of U.S. Government systems DECCS and SNAP-R.
  • Experience in use of ITAR exemptions and EAR exceptions for export/import transactions. 
  • Experience providing training to export licensing personnel and functional requesters. 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret level security clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of and proficiency with OCR’s Export & Import Global Trade Compliance Software.
  • Active DOD Secret Clearance.  US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

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.

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  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
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  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


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