Configuration Analyst

Requisition ID: R10015289

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Unknown City - AZ, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (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 Defense Systems sector (NGDS) is seeking a Configuration Analysts to join our growing team of diverse professionals.  The selected candidate will work as a full-time teleworker.
•    Support the preparation of project documentation, such as engineering drawings, production specifications and schedules, and contract modifications, to ensure customer contract requirements are met
•    Understand program contracts to determine documentation required for each phase of project, applying knowledge of engineering and manufacturing processes
•    Review and support proposed changes of product design to determine effect on overall product and system
•    Coordinates modification records for management control
•    Coordinate change orders and prepares for change authorization and documentation by company and subcontractor
•    Reviews released engineering change data and coordinates changes with engineering, quality, support, manufacturing, and engineering data control activities
•    Assigns and controls program hardware / software data identification control numbers per requirements
•    Assigns part numbers and serial number requirements
•    Performs Technical Review Board and Configuration Control Board activities
•    Establishes agendas, publishes minutes, and tracks meeting actions
•    Processes change packages through lifecycle, including disposition and documentation for hardware and software configuration items
•    Performs program data release functions via Product Lifecycle Management tools
•    Maintains various Configuration Data Management (CDM) reports to support program, including Configuration Status Reports, Engineering Change Request status, CDM performance metrics, etc.
•    Supports internal program CDM audits against program SOW and functional Command Media mandates
•    Provides aid to Functional Configuration Audits and performs Physical Configuration Audits
•    Documents Management for deliverable Contract Data Requirements List (CDRLs) and non-CDRL documents


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Must have one of the following:
    • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 8 years of configuration, quality, and/or supplier analysis experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in aviation, business, or related discipline with a minimum of 4 years of configuration, quality, and/or supplier analysis experience
    • Master’s degree in aviation, business, or related discipline with a minimum of 2 years of configuration, quality, and/or supplier analysis experience
  • Must be able to obtain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance
  • Must be able to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time)

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and agile environment
  • Good communication skills and ability to communicate clearly with customers and team members
  • Extreme attention to detail while managing a variety of tasks, and ensuring complete accuracy
  • Supporting deliverables while coordinating among other team members
  • Working knowledge of Configuration Management processes
  • Working knowledge of Statement of Work (SOW) details outlined in contracts
  • Experience working in an environment & role that requires a sense of urgency to meet challenging and/or overlapping deadlines
  • Previous CDM experience on international programs

Salary Range: 61400 - 101300

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.