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Sr. Principal Configuration Analyst

Requisition ID: R10069829

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Schriever AFB, Colorado, 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, 25% 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.

The Specialized Warfighter Development Contract (SWDC) Modeling and Simulation Software (MSS) at Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for you to join our team as a Configuration Analyst on the SWDC Configuration Management team out of Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO. 

What You'll Get to Do:

Northrop Grumman Space sector is seeking a Sr. Principal Configuration Analyst located in Colorado Springs, CO. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's SWDC MSS Configuration Management team.

Roles and Responsibilities include:

• Maintain the configuration item technical baselines including the development environments, labs, and software baselines

• Ensure the baseline documentation for each Configuration Item (CI) is complete working with the technical team leads as needed

• Maintain the Software baselines and produce releases within the Configuration Management (CM) toolset

• Maintain the Missile Defense Agency/Director for Engineering (MDA/DE) Task Order CM plans and procedures and stay compliant with SWDC overarching plans

• Administer the MSS internal Configuration Control Board (CCB) and others boards as needed

• Coordinate with the customer staff on baseline changes to be brought to the customer CCB

• Coordinate efforts with other CM staff supporting the task order Qualifications

• Conduct Configuration Audits and Status Reporting of Configuration Items and Baselines

• Help lead other CM staff for tasking and priorities

Basic Qualifications:

• Experience: 10 Years with a Bachelor’s degree; 8 Years with a Master’s degree

• CM experience in support of both system level CM and software including the administration of CCBs

• Experience in developing and maintaining CM plans and procedures

• Understanding of industry best practices for CM

• Hands on experience with JIRA

• Possess an active Secret clearance or higher

Preferred Qualifications:

• CM experience in support of Department of Defense (DoD) development programs

• Experience in support of Agile software development

• Experienced in the use of MS Access


Salary Range: $94,500 USD - $141,700 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.