Principal/ Sr Principal International Trade Compliance Analyst Linthicum, MD

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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Principal/ Sr. Principal International Trade Compliance Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's International Trade Compliance organization, supporting Mission Systems Export Compliance Team, working to ensure compliance with export laws and internal processes that enhance foreign policy and protect national security. This position will be located in Linthicum Md. or other Mission Systems location. Full time remote may be considered.

We are looking for someone to:

  • Assist in the development, revision, and implementation of trade compliance policies and procedures as necessary.

  • Draft and modify export processes for publication.

  • Under general direction, scope, and conduct assessments, identify opportunities for improvement, and follow up on recommended actions for audits and assessments within the sector.

  • Support data calls and provide an interface to the function for internal and external audits and assessments.

  • Support investigations of potential non-compliance issues as necessary.

  • Participate in sector and corporate-wide special projects and working groups, including corporate-led assessments and audits.

  • Assist with the implementation of export/import automated solutions, which may include conducting testing and providing training on the processes and systems.

  • Develop and deliver presentations, covering export general awareness, new processes, automated solutions, and general compliance updates to the department and leadership.

  • Manage/ Monitor compliance processes.

  • Provide mentoring to other ITC employees.

  • Review and approve internal gate reviews for technical data, foreign travel, foreign visits, public release clearance, and export and import shipments.

  • Proficient in commodity jurisdiction and classification determination; and making determinations regarding applicability of formal Commodity Jurisdiction or CCATS submission.

  • Ability to review complex transactions and determine applicability of internal gate reviews, licenses, exceptions, and exemptions.

  • Assist in the review of export/import clauses in Statements of Work and Non-Disclosure Agreements and provide recommendations regarding potential impact to business activity.

  • Ability to work independently on complex matters.

Responsibilities also include:

  • Develops and manages comprehensive internal export and import controls to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies in the conduct of international marketing, sales, supply chain and other business activities.

  • Establishes business processes for submitting to and obtaining from the US government all necessary export and import licenses, permits, certifications, and technology release determinations.

  • Establishes operational processes for assuring trade compliance through gate reviews of technical data, foreign travel, foreign visits and export and import shipments.

  • Maintains applicable trade compliance records in accordance with regulatory requirements.

  • Supports law department in investigating and resolving compliance problems, questions, or complaints.

  • Supports performance metrics for export processes Executes operational processes and provides transactional support for assuring trade compliance through gate reviews of technical data, foreign travel, foreign visits, and export and import shipments.

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • (A03) Bachelor's degree in business, finance, or a related discipline with a minimum of 6 years of international trade compliance experience or 4 years of related experience with a Masters degree

  • (A04) Bachelor's degree in business, finance, or a related discipline with a minimum of 10 years of international trade compliance experience or 8 years of related experience with a Masters degree

  • Prior experience with the ITAR and EAR

  • Proficient in assessment and application of export and import regulations and commodity jurisdiction and classification determinations

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S Department of Defense Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • 3/5 years direct experience with the ITAR and EAR

  • Demonstrated highly collaborative work style, success in resolving difficult situations and effective communication with all levels of stakeholders.

  • Experience with OCR's EASE software (EEMS)

  • Familiarity with Northrop Grumman processes, tools, and business.

  • Ability to exercise leadership, self-initiative, and sound judgment.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products, and possess the ability to work successfully in cross-functional teams.

Salary Range: $78,500 - $129,500

Salary Range 2: $97,300 - $160,600

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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