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Configuration Analyst/ Principal Configuration Analyst

Requisition ID: R10047073

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top 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.

Job Description:

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.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission

The Advanced Mission Programs (AMP) has an opening for a Configuration Analyst/Principal Configuration Analyst supporting the Ground Element Software Acquisitions (SW ACQ) team. This role involves constant communication and coordination with the subcontractor. SW ACQ is responsible for overseeing agreements and progress toward multiple contractual efforts. Responsibilities for this role includes attending an Engineering review board (ERB) on the contractor’s behalf and communicating requirement and documentation changes as well as managing impact assessments. Attendance at the software discrepancy review board (SDRB) to help facilitate and prioritize software changes between multiple product lines. Facilitate working group meetings between teams, organizations and sub-contractor in order to resolve issues. Support acquisitions software lead with: schedule and proposal activities; Design and architecture discussion or reviews. 

The following are basic and preferred qualifications for an A02 Configuration Analyst:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Current SCI access or current DoD Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain SCI access prior to start date
  • Bachelors degree with 3 years of experience, a Master Degree with 1 year of experience or an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of degree
  • Knowledge of software systems and configuration
  • General understanding of Waterfall and agile software process

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Agile tools and methodologies
  • Experience with MS Project
  • Experience working in Unix/Linux systems
  • Experience with scripting and scripting languages (VBA, python, Power BI)
  • Experience with ENOVIA/EMATRIX

The following are basic and preferred qualifications for an A03 Principal Configuration Analyst:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Current SCI access or current DoD Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain SCI access prior to start date
  • 6 Years with Bachelors; 4 Years with Masters or an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of degree
  • Knowledge of software systems and configuration
  • Understanding of Waterfall and agile software process

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Agile tools and methodologies
  • Experience with MS Project
  • Experience working in Unix/Linux systems
  • Experience with scripting and scripting languages (VBA, python, Power BI)
  • Experience with ENOVIA/EMATRIX

Salary Range: $68,100 USD - $102,100 USD
Salary Range 2: $83,800 USD - $125,800 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.