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Principal Configuration Analyst (AHT)

Requisition ID: R10073297

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Orlando, Florida, 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems seeks an experienced Configuration/Data Manager (CDM) for a fast-paced, growing and dynamic position to support our Ground Satellite Communications Systems (GSCS) Operating Unit (OU) located in Orlando, Florida. Northrop Grumman is an industry leader in developing, integrating, and sustaining complex systems for the US Department of Defense.


As a CDM Employee, you will primarily support the implementation of Data Management (DM) activities using our Product Data Management (PDM) tools (SharePoint, and JIRA). Data Management (DM) is a critical program support discipline that plans, acquires, and provides stewardship for all product and product-related business and technical data, consistent with requirements, throughout the product and data life cycles. DM is a comprehensive technical and management process that establishes and implements processes for data identification, definition, acquisition, preparation, control, dissemination, disposition, and archiving.

Essential Functions:

  • CDRL/SDRL Management –Develop and maintain CDRL/SDRL delivery schedules. Coordinate with team members to complete peer reviews, provide inputs, and communicate deadlines. Ensure contract deliverables are provided to the customer on time, adhere to contract requirements, and are of high quality. Maintain and report delivery metrics to program management. Perform contract and proposal reviews to identify Data Requirements and schedules in line with the Program Integrated Master Schedules (IMS).
  • Documentation Formatting - Ensure program documentation adheres to internal standards, formatting requirements, and contract authorization. Ensure correct and complete markings on all documentation. Apply and track control numbers or other identifiers as required.
  • Data Handling – Baseline and manage program documentation in the program document libraries, maintain SharePoint libraries and folder structures, media burning, file scanning, and file uploading.
  • Data Entry – Input data into configuration management tool systems, ensure complete and accurate records, facilitate the correction of any errors or missing data.
  • Communication – Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Other - Provide other functional support as assigned to assist the execution of program management, engineering, and configuration management activities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree with 6 years or more of professional experience; or 4 years of professional experience with a Master’s degree OR 10 years of experience in lieu of degree.
  • Proficient skill level working with Microsoft Office products and Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance
  • Familiarity with the configuration and data management processes
  • Ideal candidates will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Candidate should be detail oriented, highly motivated, and able to work in a team environment.
  • Experience with configuration, administration, design, and implementation of SharePoint sites
  • Experience with Configuration PLM tools, Subversion, and JIRA
  • Ability to manage priorities to support program milestones
  • Ability to handle multiple high priority tasks

    Salary Range: $72,400 USD - $108,600 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

    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.

    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.