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Principal Configuration Analyst

Requisition ID: R10102307

  • CategoryCategory: Technical Support
  • Location Location: Australia-Fortitude Valley, Queensland, AUS   |  Symonston, Australian Capital Territory, AUS +1 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: Australia Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret (NV1)
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • 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.

At Northrop Grumman Australia, we’re committed to safeguarding Australia’s future by solving our customer’s most challenging problems across Space, Aeronautics, and Mission Systems. Part of an industry-leading business with over 85,000 employees around the world, we’re utilising that depth and expertise to define what is possible – delivering world-class defence capabilities for Australia. And world-class careers for our people.

The Secure Network Solutions (SNS) business has been providing a mobile secure communications product suite to Australian and international government and Defence agencies for nearly a decade. This product suite allows remote access to multiple classified network domains over a redundant array of public and private network bearers and focuses on the simplicity of operation for maximum accessibility to users.

Your role:

As a Principal Configuration Analyst, you will be responsible for the day-to-day execution of configuration management tasks covering the establishment and management of Project, System, and Product Technical Baselines. Your two primary focus areas of the position are establishing technical baselines and baseline change control; which includes participating in the preparation, coordination, and approval of changes to configuration information for technical baselines, and reporting on change implementation progress (status) for configuration control purposes.  

You will also be responsible for maintaining the relevant Project, System, and Product Technical Baselines in the PLM, as well as cataloging applicable components in the PLM for use within product and system breakdown structures.

About you:

As a Configuration Analyst, you will bring a high level of passion and drive for the Australian Defence industry and building sovereign capability, along with a dedication to continued personal and professional growth.

Quality outcomes are key here so we’re looking for a high level of commercial acumen combined with an engaging approach to collaborating both with internal stakeholders and the customer.  

Your experience in establishing and managing configuration management systems, project and technical baselines, and control integrity will see you increase your team’s capability in supporting the delivering critical projects across multiple programs. 

What’s in it for you:

Whatever your role, life stage, or background, you can shape your career here in your way with highly challenging work, great colleagues, and career development, plus a range of flexible benefits and working patterns. 

  • Professional Development – further education, leadership development, professional industry memberships, and unlimited access to a range of online training
  • Options for flexible & hybrid work including a 9-day fortnight 
  • Purchased annual leave
  • Salary packaging including novated car leases
  • Generous paid parental leave 
  • Volunteer Leave
  • Health & Wellbeing program
  • Employee Assistance Program

Defining Possible means something different to each one of us. What’s Your Possible?

Doing the Right Thing and Sharing Success are two values underpinning how we behave at Northrop Grumman. Here, everyone matters and we proudly encourage individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply to join our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Note: As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, you will need to be an Australian Citizen. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable, so your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

This position reports to Australia-Fortitude Valley, Queensland, AUS, however, this position can also be worked from Symonston, Australian Capital Territory, Australian Capital Territory, AUS.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.

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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.