Principal Configuration AnalystPlymouth, MN

Requisition ID: R10161551

  • Category: Technical Support

  • Location: Plymouth, Minnesota, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • 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 Principal Configuration Management /Data Management (CM/DM) Analyst to support our Armament Systems Business Unit located in Plymouth, Minnesota.

Location : This position requires on-site support. Selected candidate will need to be within commuting distance to our site in Plymouth, MN. Relocation assistance for non-local candidates may not be available.

Responsibilities of this role:

As a Configuration Management (CM)/Data Management (DM) Analyst the work activities is in an office setting environment that include supporting a wide variety of programs and projects across the Engineering and Operations Organizations. The employee will be part of the Systems Engineering, Integration & Test Team (SEIT) in the control and release of a wide variety of documents and drawings in utilizing the Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) tools of Teamcenter Enterprise Product Information Center (ePIC) and Teamcenter Unified Architecture (UA).

As a Configuration Management (CM)/Data Management (DM) Analyst the applicant will be required to initially create, update, and maintain Configuration Management / Data Management Plans using Microsoft Word to process and release documents utilizing the Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Teamcenter tools of Enterprise Product Information Center (ePIC) and Teamcenter Unified Architecture (UA). In addition, the candidate will be required to lead the CM/DM discipline on programs assigned and be able to support the various program or project Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) in adhering to proper standard industry CM/DM practices to help ensure company work instructions and processes are followed. Also, the CM/DM Analyst will be required to enter new part number information and Manufacturing Bill of Materials (MBOMs) into the Deltek Cost Point Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System to ensure parts and components can be procured to enable ordering and fabrication. Additional tasks will be to perform product configuration baselines (Functional, Allocated and Product), assessments, or audits within the Teamcenter ePIC tool, and able to lead various Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings in coordination with the internal team as well as external customer. The CM/DM Analyst will need to process Change Notices (CN’s), Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and Requests for Variance (RFVs). Be knowledgeable in the generation, release, and delivery of Contract/Supplier Data Requirements Listings (CDRLs/SDRLs) to our customers electronically will also be an important part of the responsibility of the CM/DM Analyst to ensure that the delivered items meet contractual requirements. Other activities will include interfacing and coordinating with program managers, customers, suppliers, planners, design team members, and other various departments of the company. At times tasks will require additional work hours to be performed as overtime to support the various milestones and key delivery dates.

Minimum Qualifications:

This position emphasizes skills first

  • Must have 10 years of experience performing as a Configuration Management (CM)/Data Management (DM) Analyst.Will consider a bachelor’s degree and 6 years of experience, or Master’s Degree and 4 years of experience

  • Understanding the proper application of the CM/DM Standard of ANSI/EIA-649, as well as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Standards – Specifically ASME Y14.100, Y14.34, Y14.35, and Y14.5-2009 (or later).

  • Able to assemble customer deliverables as CDRLs and SDRLs, as well as program data per the Program Management Plan (PMP).

  • Able to support a variety of programs and able to multitask efficiently for the major milestone reviews on programs.

  • Able to support various programs and projects with extended work hours that includes longer weekdays and weekends.

  • Able to communicate clearly – both verbally and in writing effectively to management and cross functional team members.

  • Willing and able to periodically support program reviews with our customer by reviewing the generated status CM/DM slides. Task would include presenting such slides to our various customers in a clear and concise manner.

  • Security regulations require that the individual must be a U.S. Citizen and must have the ability to obtain a DOD security clearance to a level of Secret.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Associate's technical degree or bachelor’s degree in engineering is preferred.

  • Configuration Management (CM) Certification is highly desirable.

  • Knowledge of MIL-STD-31000 and the proper application for drawing generation and Technical Data Package (TDP) deliveries.

  • Experience with Department of Defense (DoD) programs and projects as they relate to product design, Technical Data Package (TDP) releases, setting and capturing baselines (Functional, Allocated, and Product), CM/DM assessments and audits, and overall CM/DM control on programs.

  • Experience with Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) tools, such as Siemens Teamcenter Enterprise, ePIC, or Teamcenter Unified Architecture (UA) or Tc AW – Active Workspace.

  • Knowledge of the Deltek Cost Point System or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems for part and component part number entry and revision control for manufacturing and builds at the various factory locations.

  • Familiar with drafting practices and design drawing interpretation, including program contract requirements application and verification.

  • Analytical skills and the ability to work independently and organize/prioritize job assignments and tasks.

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, rapidly changing, short turn-around environment.

  • Willing to learn new tasks and new responsibilities in the engineering and operations domain.

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

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.