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Principal /Sr Principal Configuration Analyst (Space/Satellite Systems)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10088688
Category: Technical Support
Location: Gilbert, AZ, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: None
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions 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.

The Configuration Analyst supports Configuration Management (CM) activities of the Satellite System Division's Civil/ Commercial Satellite, and National Security System business units. The Configuration Analyst performs several essential functions of the CM department.

Job Duties:

Analyzes and enters hardware part information into the material management system (Costpoint)
Controls and releases drawings and documentation using a Product Data Management (PDM) system (Windchill)
Responsible for analyzing drawing change requests, understanding the impact to the baseline configuration and next higher assemblies
Works closely with CM staff, engineering, flight assurance, and program office personnel to ensure that all CM processes are adhered to when carrying out the above job duties
Other CM activities as directed by configuration management staff

Skills & Qualifications:

Broad understanding of hardware Configuration Management Systems in an aerospace and defense environment
Knowledge of drawing types and engineering drawing practices
Strong skills in database use and data entry
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Detail oriented but able to understand the big picture

This position can be filled as a Principal (level 3) or a Sr Principal (level 4) depending on experience

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree (years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree)
Minimum of 6 years (level 3) or a minimum of 10 years (level 4) of related experience preferably with hardware Configuration Management experience in an aerospace and/or defense environment
Ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI clearance
U.S. Citizen
Ability to obtain a SAP
Experience with the following concepts: Configuration Identification, Configuration Change Management, and Configuration Status Accounting
Experience with PDM systems
Experience with material management systems, Costpoint a plus
Literacy in Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications:

Active TS/SCI clearance with SAP
Applying Configuration Management requirements and concepts related to change effectivity a plus
Experience using Windchill PDM system a plus - CM experience in a manufacturing environment

Salary Range: $74,600 USD - $106,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $92,400 USD - $133,600 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.%32886573% %%techinfo%%

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