Software Configuration Analyst / Principal Software Configuration AnalystLinthicum, MD

Requisition ID: R10161912

  • Category: Information Technology

  • Location: Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • 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 organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems 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!

Northrop Grumman Space Systems in the Baltimore/Linthicum area is seeking a Software Configuration Analyst or a Principal Software Configuration Analyst to help develop, enforce, and maintain Software Configuration Management (SCM) processes on large and small-scale programs in accordance with the Organization’s Standard Software Process (OSSP) and contractual requirements. The analyst will also support configuration identification, control, reporting, and delivery of both internally developed and externally purchased commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software products.

The Software Configuration Analyst will be responsible for tasks including, but not limited to:

  • Coordinate and generate configured builds for test and delivery.

  • Communicate issues and risks pertaining to issues, solutions, and releases.

  • Administration of the Software CM tools (including installation, upgrades, and maintenance).

  • Facilitate and scribe for control board meetings, creating build and delivery documentation, and process improvement activities.

  • Establish and implement procedures to coordinate changes to program data and products.

  • Possess understanding of SCM principles, concepts, industry practices and standards as required.

  • Conduct and support internal and external customer audits.

  • Generate metrics and code counts for program management and proposal efforts.

  • Ability to multi-task and complete tasks with a sense of urgency.

  • SW analysts work in an office environment and traditionally work during normal business hours, however – on occasion late shifts or on-call remote work may be requested.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • High level of problem solving is required to troubleshoot system issues and prevent downtime.

This position can be staffed at a level 2 or 3, based on the basic qualifications below.

Basic Qualifications:

  • An active DoD Secret clearance is required to be considered.

  • The willingness and ability to obtain and maintain higher level clearances (TS, SAP/SAR), etc.) is required.

  • Level 2: Bachelor’s degree with at least 2 years of related experience; or Master's with 0 years of experience.

  • Level 3: Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years of related experience.

  • Experience in software configuration management.

  • Experience with coordinating/creating configured builds for test and delivery.

  • Understanding of SCM principles, concepts, industry practices and standards is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An active Top Secret DoD clearance.

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s in STEM degree is highly preferred.

  • Higher Knowledge of scripting languages

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or related technical area.

  • Experience with implementing Software CM on a large-scale program.

  • Experience with multiple configuration/build tools and environments such as Atlassian (Jira,

  • Bitbucket, Confluence), Git, ClearCase, ClearQuest, Linux and Windows, SharePoint, Jenkins

Salary Range: $75,700 - $113,500

Salary Range 2: $93,000 - $139,600

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.