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Configuration Analyst Level 1 or Level 2

Requisition ID: R10081339

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Kettering, Ohio, 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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Configuration Analyst Level 1 or Level 2 to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals. This position will be in Kettering, Ohio. Our Configuration team is responsible for supporting the management of controlled documentation and record retention for all aspects of operations.  The Configuration and Document Controller plays an important role in distributing manufacturing documentation to operations and assisting functions with the correct controls for engineering and design documentation.  The Configuration and Document Control Analyst will also assist Mission Assurance with verifying completed manufacturing records, final build packages, and submitting documents to customers. 

**This position will be performed mainly onsite, but the opportunity to telecommute occasionally is available.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Release Change Notices (CN) and documents in ePIC (configuration management software) as needed for Manufacturing Work Packages (MPR)
  • Prepare and print MPR work packages
  • Completion of End Item Data Packages for product selloffs
  • Completes document reviews to verify information is accurate
  • Resolves documentation errors with Engineering, Production Control, and Quality
  • Release Forms and Documents on the Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Assist the continuous improvement team with transitioning from paper manufacturing instructions to electronic work instructions 
  • May support processing Employee Qualifications in SharePoint and Update Qualification Matrix (Training Record Retention)
  • Assist with Configuration Management tasks in Client, ePIC, and Costpoint 
  • Assist with contract closeout of Configuration Management tasks

The ideal candidate has strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and a desire to grow within the organization. Must be highly process-driven and able to serve as a POC to educate cross-functional team members on policies and procedures.  If you are comfortable in a manufacturing environment and able to collaborate closely with engineers, quality assurance, production control, and operations, apply today – you’ll fit right in.  Our team is passionate about supporting the warfighter. 

This requisition can be filled at a Level 1 or Level 2 based on qualifications

Basic Qualifications for Associate Configuration Analyst (Level 1):

  • Bachelor's degree (Note: an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree)
  • Ability to type 40wpm
  • Ability to work within MS applications i.e., MS Word, Excel and Adobe PDF (with the ability to create, edit, log and track data in spreadsheets)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret clearance
  • The ability to obtain program access

Basic Qualifications for Configuration Analyst (Level 2):

  • Bachelor's degree with 3 years' experience, Master's degree with 1 year of experience (Note: an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree)
  • Ability to type 40wpm
  • Ability to work within MS applications i.e., MS Word, Excel and Adobe PDF (with the ability to create, edit, log and track data in spreadsheets)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret clearance
  • The ability to obtain program access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years relevant experience.
  • Experience with ePIC Client, ePIC, Solumina, and Costpoint systems
  • Active, In scope DoD Secret clearance
  • Experience in an Aerospace or Composite Materials manufacturing environment
  • Experience with Quality Management Systems e.g., AS9100

Salary Range: $51,200 USD - $76,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $61,900 USD - $92,900 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.