Principal Data Governance Leads – RITS

Requisition ID: 20026456

  • Category IconCategory: Research and Sciences
  • Location IconLocation: Washington
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes –May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 4

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you’ll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world’s most critical problems in the most innovative ways.
Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking multiple Principal Data Governance Leads to support the USACE program in the following locations:  McLean VA.
The Data Governance Lead drives the Business Intelligence Center to solve complex problems to advance and deliver data solutions that fact track Data25 goals and objectives.
In this role, you will:
  • Create data mining architectures/models/protocols, statistical reporting, and data analysis methodologies to identify trends in large data sets.
  • Conduct analysis that may have many applications such as to address a business issue or provide a competitive advantage for the organization. This requires strong statistical and data visualization skills. 
  • Develop strategy with senior leaders, coordinates activities with the Data Analytics Center of Excellence, and directs Communities of Practice associated with key types of mission data.
  • Lead strategic vision development, operational design, and design thinking within the Corps of Engineers. 
  • Write multiple data strategy documents for the USACE Data25 strategy.


Basic Qualifications: 
  • Bachelors with a minimum of 8 years -OR- a Masters with a minimum of 6 years experience Enterprise IT experience which includes 5 years Big Data and Analytics solution experience 
  • Demonstrated use of appropriate analytical techniques such as Artificial intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML), modeling & simulation, text mining & analysis, natural language processing, sentiment analysis, social network analysis, graph analytics, geographic data mapping, and/or time series analysis to analyze data around identified lines of business and communities of practice. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of strong statistical and data visualization skills
  • Must possess an active Secret level security.  US citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters degree
  • Active Top Secret security clearance

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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  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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