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Principal Configuration Analyst

Requisition ID: R10108852

  • CategoryCategory: Technical Support
  • LocationLocation: Schriever AFB, CO, 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, 25% 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, we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it’s about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity, and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

The Specialized Warfighter Development Contract (SWDC) Modeling and Simulation Software (MSS) at Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for you to join our team as a Configuration Analyst on the SWDC Configuration Management team out of Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO. 

What You'll Get to Do:

Northrop Grumman Space sector is seeking a Sr. Principal Configuration Analyst located in Colorado Springs, CO. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's SWDC MSS Configuration Management team.

Roles and Responsibilities include:

CM Experience with:

  • Maintain the configuration item technical baselines including the development environments, labs, and software baselines
  • Ensure the baseline documentation for each Configuration Item (CI) is complete working with the technical team leads as needed
  • Maintain the Software baselines and produce releases within the Configuration Management (CM) toolset
  • Maintain the Missile Defense Agency/Director for Engineering (MDA/DE) Task Order CM plans and procedures and stay compliant with SWDC overarching plans
  • Administer the MSS internal Configuration Control Board (CCB) and others boards as needed
  • Coordinate with the customer staff on baseline changes to be brought to the customer CCB
  • Coordinate efforts with other staff supporting the task order
  • Conduct Configuration Audits and Status Reporting of Configuration Items and Baselines

DM Experience with:

  • Reviewing documents for contract information, appropriate formatting, cover pages, release authorization, revision/change record, etc.
  • Maintaining a Master Document List (MDL) of all project deliverables
  • Implementing and maintaining program data libraries
  • Ensuring documents and media are logged, catalogued, and stored
  • Maintaining user–facing document repositories for delivered documents
  • Managing directories and defining directory structures for data storage
  • Reviewing documents for appropriate identifiers, dates, privacy statements, and classification markings
  • Providing access to documents and records and maintaining access lists
  • Interfacing with customers in a professional and supportive manner

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience: 5 Years with a Bachelor’s degree; 3 Years with a Master’s degree
  • Experience in developing and maintaining CM and DM plans and procedures
  • Understanding of industry best practices for CM and DM
  • Possess an active Secret clearance or higher

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CM experience in support of Department of Defense (DoD) development programs
  • CM experience in support of both system level CM and software including the administration of CCBs
  • Experience in support of Agile software development
  • Experienced in the use of MS Access
  • Hands on experience with JIRA

Salary Range: $78,500 USD - $117,700 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.