Principal International Trade Compliance Analyst

Requisition ID: 21017569

  • Category IconCategory: Legal and Regulatory
  • Location IconLocation: Falls Church - VA, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman is seeking an International Trade Compliance Analyst to join our team at the Corporate Headquarters in Falls Church, VA.

The Analyst is responsible for ITAR and EAR and related regulatory licensing and special projects to ensure the required approvals are obtained to support international marketing, sales, and other business activities. Duties include providing guidance to sectors on structure of export approval requests, licensing status during USG processing, coordinating responses to inquiries from USG reviewers, and coordinating with corporate Technical leads on USG foreign disclosure policies which affect the submission or approval of requests for export of NGC products or technology.

Additional responsibilities involve interface with Northrop Grumman Corporate Headquarters personnel to include transactional reviews for international travel, foreign visits to the corporate office and release of technical data; contributing to the analysis of international export regulations; and advising sector export management on procedural implementation of regulatory requirements. The individual will also participate in various NGC process improvement projects and training of sector staff.

Performance standards that an incumbent must have to be successful in this position include:

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Agile, high-energy individual who enjoys a fast-paced environment with constant changes and challenges
  • Applicants must have excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Possess the ability to work successfully in cross functional teams

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with at least 6 years' of relevant experience or 4 year of experience with a master's degree
  • Familiarity with drafting and submitting export licenses and agreements, interpreting and providing guidance on U.S. ITAR and EAR regulations for the licensing of commodities, technologies and defense services, including the use of U.S. Government systems D-Trade and SNAP-R
  • Familiarity with ITAR exemptions and EAR exceptions for export transactions
  • Experience providing training to export licensing personnel and functional requesters
  • U.S. citizenship required to obtain a secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active secret clearance
  • Master's degree or MBA

Salary Range: 83600 - 125400

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 ( 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 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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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.