Configuration Analyst/ Principal Configuration Analyst

Employer
Northrop Grumman
Location
Annapolis, MD
Posted
Aug 17, 2022
Closes
Aug 19, 2022
Ref
628045381
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Requisition ID: R10038499 Category: Technical Support Location: Annapolis, Maryland, United States of America Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship Clearance Type: SCI Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America) Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time 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 plans and coordinates preparation of project documentation, such as engineering drawings, production specifications and schedules, and contract modifications, to ensure customer contract requirements are met. Reviews contract to determine documentation required for each phase of project, applying knowledge of engineering and manufacturing processes. Analyzes proposed changes of product design to determine effect on overall product and system. Coordinates modification records for management control. Establishes change orders and prepares for change authorization and documentation by company and subcontractor. Reviews and analyzes released engineering change data and coordinates changes with engineering, quality, support, manufacturing, and engineering data control activities. The Principal Configuration Analyst is responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive configuration management (CM) and Data Management (DM) process on major programs, in accordance with established CM practices that are based on EIA/649 and customer contract requirements. This involves the preparation of work products in the areas of configuration identification, change control management, status accounting, and configuration audits. Specific tasks include family trees, config uration control board administration, engineering change proposals, variances, status accounting reports, coordinating functional and physical configuration audits and preparation and configuring of all deliverables. Reviewing contract to determine documentation required for each phase of the project, applying knowledge of engineering and manufacturing processes. Analyze proposed changes of product design to determine effect on overall product and system. Coordinate modification records for management control. Establish change orders and prepare for change authorization and documentation. Review and analyze released engineering change data and coordinates changes with engineering, quality, support, manufacturing, and engineering data control activities. The Northrop Grumman CM tool Information System for Engineering (ISE) will be used as the system of record for controlling document status and bills of material. **This position can be filled at level 2 OR 3 Basic Qualifications: Configuration Analyst: Bachelor degree plus 3 years of relevant experience, Master's degree plus 1 year of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Preferred degrees: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology, or related fields. Good oral and written communication skills and the ability to interface well with program management/customers is required. TS/SCI required Principal Configuration Analyst Bachelor degree plus 6 years of relevant experience. 10 years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Preferred degrees: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology, or related fields. This position requires demonstrated experience: establishing and following CM/DM processes throughout project life cycles to maintain consistent configuration control, developing, operating, and maintaining CM database and other process management tools, maintaining the Hardware and Software Configuration Management Plan, managing CM products and documentation, and preparing/publishing results of configuration audits. - DM duty aspects include contract and proposal reviews, CLIN management, CDRL and SDRL deliverables and to meet program milestones. Good oral and written communication skills and the ability to interface well with program management/customers is required. TS/SCI required Preferred Qualifications: - Demonstrated experience configuring, administering, and maintaining SharePoint, a working knowledge of CM Tool(s) with check-in/check-out capabilities (TeamCenter, ClearCase, CMPro, etc.), - Active SCI clearance (strongly preferred) - Working knowledge with Information Systems for Engineering (ISE) and experience with CMMI Configuration Management Processes (Level 3). Salary Range: $64,400 USD - $96,600 USD Salary Range 2: $80,100 USD - $120,100 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. US 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 US Citizenship is required for most positions.