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Principal Data Management Analyst / Sr. Principal Data Management Analyst

Requisition ID: R10074559

  • CategoryCategory: Information Technology
  • LocationLocation: Woodland Hills, 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
  • 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.

Contract Deliverables Data Management

  • Work and interact with a wide variety of engineering, program management, and technical disciplines, which may include interface with Government Customer base as well as Contract Data Requirement List (CDRL) authors to ensure accurate CDRL scheduling.
  • Review contracts to determine data item deliverables, schedules data items, manages data item schedules, creates Data Management Plans, Communicates Data Delivery schedule to data package providers, and delivers SDRL/CDRL Data to the customer.
  • Keep abreast of contract requirements and NG internal processes such as PrOPs and Homeroom Directives.

CDRL Processing

  • Distribute new contract schedules to inform Program Managers and CDRL Authors of CDRL delivery requirements for duration of program.
  • Generate latest status report to CDRL Author, Manager of Contracts, and applicable Program Manager when dates are missed.
  • Review and ensure all CDRL documents (hardware/software) comply with NG PrOPs and internal processes for Intellectual Property (IP), Data Rights, and Data Markings.
  • Deliver CDRL to any number of forums, such as SharePoint, classified network, DoD (Department of Defense) Safe, SIPRNET, and NG approved digital media.
  • CDRL Reports to include: Create and distribute monthly CDRL reports (30/60/90 day look ahead) for CDRL authors and program office. Create and distribute weekly reports to obtain CDRL status and track for On Time Delivery (OTD). Create and distribute monthly report to convey OTD metrics.

Other Secondary Assignments

  • Review engineering documentation, reports, specifications, and drawings to determine documentation and material requirements, ensure compliance with engineering specifications, and to ensure engineering orders reflect latest requirements.
  • Analyze proposed changes in product design to determine effect on documents such as drawings, test specifications, manuals, and ensures all documents have required approvals.
  • Compile release packages ensuring all documentation is present.
  • Notify appropriate departments of any new or updated data.
  • Maintain audit trails.
  • Research and resolve inconsistencies with design, production, material, or program office.

This position may be filled as a Principal Data Management Analyst or a Sr Principal Data Management Analyst.

Basic Qualifications:

*This position may be filled at higher level based on the following qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Management, or related discipline with 6 years of experience, or Master’s degree with 3 years of experience for Principal Data Management Analyst


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Management, or related discipline with 9 years of experience, or Master's degree with 6 years of experience for Senior Principal Data Management Analyst


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge and experience of Data Management and CDRL processing
  • Possess Data Management and CDRL training or experience on defense programs.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Government DoD secret clearance within a timeframe set forth by management.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with product lifecycle management (PLM) system.
  • Understanding of Team-center Enterprise or Team-center Unified Architecture.
  • DoD Active SECRET clearance.
  • Specific training in configuration management through certificated program a bonus.
  • Demonstrated understanding of general configuration management concepts, practices, and processes.
  • Understanding of Configuration Management standards such as EIA-649 or MIL-HDBK-61A and ability to read and understand program contracts is essential in providing appropriate program support.
  • Knowledge of AS-9100 and CMMI Level 3 processes.

Salary Range: $92,200 USD - $138,400 USD
Salary Range 2: $114,300 USD - $171,500 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.