Principal/Sr. Principal Configuration AnalystAurora, CO

Requisition ID: R10163205

  • Category: Technical Support

  • Location: Aurora, Colorado, United States of America

  • 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

  • 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 Payload and Ground Systems, a division within Northrop Grumman’s Space Systems Sector is known for pushing the boundaries of innovation, redefining engineering capabilities, and driving advances in various sciences through cutting edge technology. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, and 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is seeking a Configuration Management Analyst in the Payload and Ground Systems Division Engineering organization supporting Integrated National Systems (INS) Business Unit (BU) in our Aurora, CO office.

Position Overview:

Job responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Owner of the CM Process, and baseline

  • Learning and executing our processes to deliver our software and documentation to our customer by email and transferring files.

  • Learning to manage the storage and processes for officially updating our documentation and data libraries.

  • Learn to follow our CM/DM processes throughout project life cycles to maintain consistent configuration control, developing, operating, and maintaining change managed baselines.

  • Interfacing well with program management and team members while keeping track of documents and action items.

  • Supporting program documentation process by taking notes and action items.

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Maintain – Process Documentation (Configuration Management Plan, Master SW List)Software Development libraries Responsibilities (maintenance artifacts in Nexus, Harbor) Versions

  • Maintain Access List

  • Release Management Responsibilities

  • Working Ops/Training on SW release updates

  • VDD

  • Versions nexus/harbor(docker containers)

  • CM as code: experience scripting CM tools like Gitlab and Gitlab-CI

  • Transfer of CM artifacts between environments

  • Audits of CM

  • Controlling baselines

  • Familiarity with CM of a microservice architecture

This requisition can either be filled as a P rincipal or Sr. Principal Configuration Analyst depending on the candidate's experience as laid out in the basic qualifications detailed below as well as the interview assessment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Principal Configuration Analyst: 6 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's degree; 4 years of relevant experience with a Masters' degree; 1 year of relevant experience with a PhD. Or 10 years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Sr. Principal Configuration Analyst: 10 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's degree; 8 years of relevant experience with a Masters' degree; 5 years of relevant experience with a PhD. Or 14 years relevant experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Active TS/SCI or TS with SCI eligibility, and willing to sit for a polygraph.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in Agile and Atlassian tool suite (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, etc)

  • Experience with a myriad of CM tools and processes

To better support our employee’s work/life balance, most NG worksites support a 9/80 work schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows employees to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off. This schedule or other work-hour flexibility options can be determined upon hire.

With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on Earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. #definingpossible

Salary Range: $84,600 - $127,000

Salary Range 2: $104,900 - $157,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.