Principal Configuration AnalystVentura, CA

Requisition ID: R10163622

  • Category: Technical Support

  • Location: Ventura, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: SCI

  • 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

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.

We are seeking a self-starting, a motivated Principal Configuration Analyst to join our dedicated Southern California field engineering team. The team designs, develops, tests, delivers, and operates advanced prototypes and unique marine systems.

The candidate will have the opportunity to perform configuration management activities through various phases of engineering for complex systems in a fast-paced defense environment. This will involve planning and coordinating existing engineering document control through various phases, as well as implementing new tools into the configuration management cycle.

This involves a broad knowledge of configuration management (CM) processes and techniques. The candidate will review and analyze engineering documentation, 3D models, and change orders and will coordinate with engineering, quality, support, manufacturing, and parallel engineering data control activities. The candidate will also manage the implantation of new digital CM tools as the database owner to include new workflows and incorporation of existing documentation. The candidate will write new process documents and administer future configuration management changes and ensure accurate transfer of engineering data.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Support configuration data management planning, including process definition, implementation, and training

  • Implement new configuration management (CM) tools (Solidworks Product Data Manager) and act as the CM Owner and Administrator

  • Maintain a systematic change management process by generating configuration management documents and support engineering change control

  • Produce new configuration management process documentation as required

  • Prepare documents for archival and maintain archived records as required

Basic Qualifications for Principal Configuration Analyst:

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience or a Master's Degree and a minimum of 4 years related experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelors degree.

  • Must have a minimum of an active Top Secret clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI eligibility and with the ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP) prior to starting.

  • Configuration management or change control experience

  • Experience with digital configuration management tools (Seimens Teamcenter, Widchill PLM, Autodesk Vault, Solidworks PDM, etc.)

  • Experience with MS Office suite tools

  • Experience creating and documenting workflow processes for engineering changes

  • Experience implementing digital configuration management tools into various engineering lifecycle phases

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance

  • Solidworks PDM (Product Data Manager) experience as an administrator or configuration management role

  • Drafting and/or CAD exposure or experience to facilitate drawing and model review and transition into new digital tools

  • Strong problem-solving skills and a demonstrated ability to project plan and execute

  • Strong knowledge of product lifecycle management

  • Process improvement experience

  • Demonstrated independent planning, organization, and working in cross-functional teams with a customer focus

Salary Range: $88,700 - $133,100

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.