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Pr. DOORS Database Engineer – Top Secret (Space/Satellite Systems)

Requisition ID: R10100748

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Gilbert, AZ, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • 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 Space Systems – Tactical Space Systems has an exciting career opportunity for a Principal DOORS Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located out of Gilbert, Arizona, AZ.

Position Overview:

Successful candidate will provide cross functional support for requirements management utilizing IBM Rational Dynamic Object-Oriented Requirements System (DOORS) as an administrator on multiple programs. Responsibilities include creating DOORS processes and procedures, training materials, and acting as a technical interface to other working level counterparts (internal and external).

Essential Functions:

  • Maintaining, streamlining, and establishing consistent practices within the DOORS environment, which includes data created internal to programs and modules received from the customer and subcontractors
  • Identifying and analyzing technological problems or risks related to DOORS and system requirements processes
  • Driving the completeness and consistency of attributes and linkages within programs’ DOORS environments
  • Performing DOORS administration; creating modules for sites; synchronizing modules between sites; creating DOORS reports (e.g., specifications traceability and metrics), successfully addressing user problems (e.g., installation, use of Change Proposal System).  
  • Providing technical leadership for processes and best practices across IBM Rational DOORS
  • Establishing strong working relationships across program and functional organizations

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM Science Technology Engineering Math with 5 years’ experience
  • Must have US Citizenship with a current or active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
  • Experience working with complex system development on large programs
  • Database archiving, user access management, and creating module/project baselines
  • Importing data into DOORS and exporting DOORS data into Microsoft Excel/Word
  • Advanced DOORS administrator skills
  • Training new users on how to utilize the DOORS tool, and document/update DOORS training material
  • Experience using DOORS Change Proposal System (CPS) or equivalent Configuration Management within DOORS
  • DOORS eXtension Language (DXL) programming skills to modify existing or create DXL scripts to manipulate DOORS data
  • Database administration experience e.g. SQL or others
  • Coding experience including Python and C++

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive IBM DOORS DXL scripting
  • Familiarity with Systems Engineering principles
  • Familiarity with PTC Windchill
  • Experience coding in Microsoft Visual Basic Editor in Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) strongly desired
  • Experience exporting DOORS data using IBM Rational Publishing Engine or Engineering Lifecycle Optimization Publishing
  • Experience with IBM DOORS NextGen and java script
  • Experience working across multiple classification levels and programs
  • GitHub or Rest API developer experience

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Salary Range: $90,400 USD - $135,600 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.