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Sentinel (GBSD) Sr Principal Configuration Analyst – 2807-1

Requisition ID: R10062055

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Roy, Utah, 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.

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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Sr Principal Configuration Analyst. This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the Sentinel (GBSD) program

What You’ll Get To Do: 

Plans and coordinates preparation of project documentation, such as engineering drawings, production specifications and schedules, and contract modifications, to ensure customer contract requirements are met. Reviews contract to determine documentation required for each phase of project, applying knowledge of engineering and manufacturing processes. Analyzes proposed changes of product design to determine effect on overall product and system. Coordinates modification records for management control. Establishes change orders and prepares for change authorization and documentation by company and subcontractor. Reviews and analyzes released engineering change data and coordinates changes with engineering, quality, support, manufacturing, and engineering data control activities.

Specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Attend and provide input at Design Reviews to ensure a smooth transition into Common Product Lifecycle Management (CPLM)
  • Review, track, and control HW configuration within the CPLM to include Stakeholder reviews and Releasing Product Definition Packages (PDPs)
  • Verify Requests for Change/Information (RCI) have been incorporated into designs
  • Perform Supplier audits
  • Support Functional Configuration Audits and Physical Configuration Audits (FCA/PCA)
  • Manage Stakeholder Signoff Matrix (SSM)
  • Manage Effectivity Matrix
  • Maintain Configuration Management Plan (CMP)
  • Provide Customer coordination (internal and external)

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.  As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, 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 

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • 10 years of experience with Bachelor’s degree; 8 year with Masters; four additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

  • 2 years of direct or related hardware configuration management, hardware quality assurance, software configuration management, software quality assurance, or hardware design required.

  • 2 years of experience in a DoD or Government Contracting environment

  • Must have U.S. Citizenship with a current or active Secret level clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active Top Secret security clearance

  • Greater than 2 year of direct or related hardware configuration management, hardware quality assurance, software configuration management, software quality assurance, or hardware design.

  • Knowledge of Industry standards and Practices for Configuration Management, to include but not limited to EIA-649-1, MIL-HDBK-61A, AS9100."


Salary Range: $89,800 USD - $134,600 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 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.