Manager of Configuration Analysis 1Mesa, AZ

Requisition ID: R10157459

  • Category: Technical Support

  • Location: Mesa, Arizona, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Days (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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Manager of Configuration and Data Management Analysis to support our Armament Systems Business Unit located in Mesa, AZ

Role Description:

This position is a leadership role in the Medium Caliber Gun Systems Business Unit within Northrop Grumman Defense Systems. As a leader in Guns Engineering, the Configuration Management Manager leads and manages a team that is responsible for the configuration management, data management and technical writing functions.

Location :

This position requires on-site support. Selected candidate will need to be within commuting distance to our site in Mesa, AZ. Relocation assistance is available if selected candidate is not local


  • Lead and manage the configuration management, data management, and technical writing functions at the Mesa site

  • Sets role and performance expectations, provides feedback, coaching, training and growth opportunities for direct reports

  • Successfully manages assignments and forecasts future demand such that the functions are appropriately staffed and have the correct skill sets

  • Provides guidance to staff on interpretation of operating procedures and process document

  • Provide technical guidance in the areas of configuration management, data management and technical writing

  • Assists the engineering department leader in preparation and execution of department budgets

  • Leads and coordinates continuous improvement projects

Position Requirements:

This position emphasizes skills first

  • Must have 10 years of Configuration Management (CM)/Data Management (DM) experience. Will consider a bachelor’s degree with 6 years of experience, or a master’s degree with 4 years of experience.

  • Prior management experience is highly desired

  • Demonstrated Experience is technical writing

  • Familiarity with USG / DoD processes and requirements involving configuration management, data management and service manuals

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, specifications and system description documents

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in achieving results through understanding and management of internal processes and customer/supplier relationships.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with ability to focus on multiple projects with competing priorities

  • Demonstrated experience in making sound decision in uncertain and difficult situations

  • Demonstrated experience working with customers to ensure project success.

  • U.S. Citizenship

  • Position may require domestic and international travel, <10%

Salary Range: $90,300 - $135,500

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.