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Sr. Principal Media Production Analyst

Requisition ID: R10111998

  • CategoryCategory: Communications
  • LocationLocation: Edwards AFB, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a Sr Principal Media Production Analyst to join our Edwards AFB , CA flight test team of highly engaged and enthusiastic flight test professionals to tell the story of the products, missions, and people we support.

Roles and Responsibilities: Qualified candidates must be prepared to thrive in a highly active flight test environment that demands collaboration, innovative thinking, creative storytelling, and use of digital tools to effectively communicate to employees, customers, the public, industry, stakeholders, and others. This position will be located at Edwards AFB , CA reporting to the Creative Services Manager. Qualified candidates must have at least 10 years of work experience in videography photography and editing, extensive knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office platform, the ability to work on Mac and PC operating systems. The ideal candidate will infuse new ideas and techniques that elevate the brand image through our creative projects. The candidate will serve as a strategic communications partner and must have demonstrated experience working multiple projects at one time.

Customer satisfaction and being a strategic communications partner is a top priority. Qualified candidates must have demonstrated experience and a creative mind to work with colleagues in the business and bring their ideas to life. For greatest success, the candidate will thrive while working multiple projects, performing to tight deadlines, being attentive to details and possess solid communication, design, and time management skills. This position will require the ability to fly in a variety of military and non-military aircraft including fighter aircraft while documenting flight test activities through photo and video capture.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 10 years of experience in video production, fine arts or related field OR Master’s degree and 8 years of experience OR an additional 4 years of experience can be substituted in lieu of the degree.

  • Experience operating a variety of standard and special-purpose still and video cameras, to include RED Cinema and DSLR still cameras.

  • Experienced user of the Adobe Creative Suite of applications: Photoshop, Bridge, Premier Pro, After Effects and Media Encoder.

  • Customer service experience and ability to work independently and collaboratively on a multimedia team.

  • Overtime including weekend support may be required.

  • Continued employment contingent on applicant’s ability to obtain DoD Secret clearance.

  • Candidate must have an Active DoD Secret Clearance updated within the last 5 years, as well as ability to obtain a Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

  • Some travel will be required.

  • Must be able to pass a FAA Class 2 flight physical annually exam.

  • Must be able to pass Air Force required training to fly in military aircraft. Including Air Force water survival, local area and non-combat survival, altitude chamber, hanging harness, egress and AFE training.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience coordinating and directing the execution of creative assignments for advertising, news, publicity, and/or technical use.

  • Knowledge of flight test operations.

  • Experience capturing aerial photography.

  • Familiar working around aircraft and driving on controlled movement areas.

  • Experience creating graphic designs.

Salary Range: $107,000 USD - $160,600 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

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.

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.