Northrop Grumman Interface Analyst in McLean, Virginia

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking an Interface Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in McLean, VA. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Department of State (DOS) Consular Systems Modernization (CSM) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative is intended to modernize and consolidate the operational environment under a common technology framework in order to better support the services provided to CA's customers.

The Interface Analyst is responsible for coordination and collaboration with the Solution Architecture Team and Agile Teams to provide effective implementation of the interface strategy for accessing external data sources. The position requires systems integration thinking and working knowledge of the full development life-cycle processes that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.

If challenge, growth, and the ability to have a positive impact on your customer and fellow team members is something that interests you, this job is worth your consideration.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct interface requirements analysis; develops and maintains interface control documents

  • Reflect interface requirements as user stories to support Agile development

  • Work with the Solution Architecture Team and Agile teams to determine the best approach ensure the overall software architecture supports the project Concept of Operations

  • Create system models using model-based engineering approaches and SysML based tools and architecture artifacts to depict as-is and future views of the system interfaces

  • Support Agile teams to ensure effective end-to-end capability threads are being implemented

  • Work with numerous sources of data and from a variety of tools and platforms and designing effective and efficient strategies that facilitate the consumption of that data.


Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (computer science) and at least 5 years' experience

  • At least 3 years of experience in software development and maintenance projects with involvement in interface requirements management, interface technical design/development and deployment steps within SDLC

  • Background in Agile Software Development, specifically experience in developing detailed user stories to include precise and descriptive acceptance criteria

  • Experience with employment of CONOPS for the development of system architectures and requirements that are optimized to meet the customer's operational needs at lowest cost

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing

  • Must have a current, active Secret (or higher) clearance. Interim clearance is acceptable.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Experience using tools that support Agile development (particulary SAFe) such as JIRA, Rally, VersionOne, Confluence

  • Experience capturing interface requirements

  • Experience in cloud based environments including deploying solutions on public/hybrid clouds

  • Experience with IBM Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management

  • Experience in developing and implementing machine learning and data analytics systems

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