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Principal / Sr Principal International Trade Compliance Analyst

Requisition ID: R10109599

  • CategoryCategory: Legal and Regulatory
  • LocationLocation: Linthicum, MD, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • 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.

Job Description:

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Principal International Trade Compliance Analyst (Level 3)/ or Sr. Principal International Trade Compliance Analyst (Level 4) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The position will be located in Linthicum, MD.

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's International Trade Compliance organization, supporting the Emerging Capabilities Development portfolio, working to ensure compliance with export laws and internal processes that enhance foreign policy and protect national security.

  • Work with various functional areas to determine their export/import needs, develop and implement appropriate authorization strategies to meet business requirements and ensure full compliance with all regulatory agencies.

  • Prepare and submit necessary export/import authorization request to the U.S. Government including licenses, agreements, and classification requests.

  • Review and approve internal gate reviews for technical data, foreign travel, foreign visits, public release clearance, and export and import shipments.

  • Proficient in commodity jurisdiction and classification determination; and making determinations regarding applicability of formal Commodity Jurisdiction or CCATS submission.

  • Ability to review complex transactions and determine applicability of internal gate reviews, licenses, exceptions, and exemptions.

  • Manage all post approval activities such as recordkeeping, reporting requirements, software update release notes, and supplier certifications.

  • Assist in the review of export/import clauses in Statements of Work and Non-Disclosure Agreements and provide recommendations regarding potential impact to business activity.

  • Independently perform compliance assessments of transactions as necessary for investigations of potential instances of non-compliance.

  • Assist in the development, revision, and implementation of trade compliance policies and procedures as necessary to support portfolio.

  • Represent the organization as a prime contact on complex contracts or projects, including university and DARPA work, internal working groups, and capture activities. Interact with senior internal and external personnel on high visibility matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

  • Ability to work independently on complex matters.

  • Exercise good judgment of when to seek management support and guidance as needed, including collaborating on decisions which have the potential to be high visibility or impactful.

  • Acts as mentor to Junior Level Analysts and Technical Advisors on export regulations and internal processes and procedures.

  • Develop and deliver presentations, including Export General Awareness training, program/function specific export training, lessons learned, and program/capture export licensing strategy updates to Division leadership.

Job Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Level 3: Bachelor’s degree plus 6 years of relevant experience, or Master’s degree plus 4 years of relevant experience

  • Level 4: Bachelor’s degree plus 10 years of relevant experience, or Master’s degree plus 8 years of relevant experience

  • Experience with use of/authorizing ITAR exemptions and EAR exceptions.

  • Proficient in commodity jurisdiction and classification determinations

  • Proficient in preparation of export/import authorization requests (e.g. DSP-5, TAA’s, CCATS)

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Review & disposition of public release requests

  • Experience with OCR's EASE software

  • U.S. security clearance (Secret or above)

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of products

  • Experienced and comfortable providing training in person or via virtual methods

  • Experience in mentoring junior employees

  • Experience in reading and interpreting regulations and applying changes to current procedures and practices

Salary Range: $82,400 USD - $123,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $102,200 USD - $153,200 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.