Configuration Analyst 2/3: Safety & Mission Assurance – Space / Satellite Systems

Requisition ID: 20023538

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • 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!   We are currently seeking a Configuration Analyst to provide critical support to our Configuration Management team in our Dulles, VA office.   Role description & Responsibilities: The Configuration Analyst supports Configuration Management (CM) activities of the Satellite System Division’s Civil/ Commercial Satellite, and National Security System business units.  The Configuration Analyst performs several essential functions of the CM department.   Job Duties:    In this role you will:
  • Analyzes and enters hardware part information into the material management system (Costpoint)  
  • Controls and releases drawings and documentation using a Product Data Management (PDM) system (Windchill)
  • Responsible for analyzing drawing change requests, understanding the impact to the baseline configuration and next higher assemblies
  • Works closely with CM staff, engineering, flight assurance, and program office personnel to ensure that all CM processes are adhered to when carrying out the above job duties
  • Other CM activities as directed by configuration management staff
  Skills & Qualifications: You should have/be:
  • Broad understanding of hardware Configuration Management Systems in an aerospace and defense environment
  • Knowledge of drawing types and engineering drawing practices
  • Strong skills in database use and data entry
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented but able to understand the big picture
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This position can be filled at a level 2 or 3.   Basic Qualifications Level 2
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree with minimum of 3 years of hardware Configuration Management experience in an aerospace and defense environment, or 1 year of experience with a Masters Degree
  • Practical experience with the following concepts:  Configuration Identification, Configuration Change Management, and Configuration Status Accounting
  • Experience with PDM systems
  • Experience with material management systems, Costpoint a plus
  • Literacy in Microsoft Office Suite
  Level 3
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree with minimum of 6 years of hardware Configuration Management experience in an aerospace and defense environment, or 4 years of experience with a Masters Degree
  • Practical experience with the following concepts:  Configuration Identification, Configuration Change Management, and Configuration Status Accounting
  • Experience with PDM systems
  • Experience with material management systems, Costpoint a plus
  • Literacy in Microsoft Office Suite
  Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Applying Configuration Management requirements and concepts related to change effectivity a plus
  • Experience using Windchill PDM system a plus
  • CM experience in a manufacturing environment
     
Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, 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
  • Flexible Schedules (For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work)
For more details please visit our total rewards site or chat with one of our recruiters to learn more. Link: www.northropgrumman.com/benefits   The Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Division is a strategic partner specializing in commercial and classified partnerships with the design, delivery, operation and sustainment of satellites and human spacecraft.  We support science and space exploration through our various partnerships, including NASA’s Artemis program with the goal to return humans to the Moon in 2024 and the TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) program that has discovered more than twenty confirmed plants.  Recognized as an industry leader, we also develop highly specialized space and satellite components.  

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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