Associate Configuration Analyst/Configuration Analyst – Top Secret

Northrop Grumman

$80K — $150K *


More than 4w ago


Less than 5 years of experience

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Job Description

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.

Northrop Grumman’s Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible possible.

SSSD has an opening for a Configuration Data Management (CDM) representative to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA, and the Configuration Data Management (CDM) representative will be expected to perform the following responsibilities:


- Assign and control program hardware / software data identification control numbers per program & Functional Home Room (FHR) mandates

- Enforce & assign part & serial number requirements

Change Management

- Perform Technical Review Board and Configuration Control Board activities

- Establish agendas, publish minutes & track meeting actions

- Process change packages through lifecycle include disposition & documentation / hardware implementation

- Perform program data release functions via Product Lifecycle Mgmt. tools

Configuration Status Accounting

- Development & maintain various CDM reports for program support. Example, Configured Item Identification List, Engineering Change Request status, CDM performance metrics

Verification & Audits

- Support internal program CDM audits against program SOW & Functional Command Media mandates

- Provide aid to Functional Configuration Audits & perform Physical Configuration Audit

- Document Management for deliverable CDRLs and non-CDRL documents

Basic Qualifications for Associate Configuration Analyst:

- Bachelor's degree

- Domain knowledge of Configuration Mgmt. standards such as MIL-HDBK-61A &/or EIA-649B &/or EIA-649-1

- Must have an active/current in-scope DoD Top Secret Clearance or higher

Basic Qualifications for Configuration Analyst:

- Bachelor's degree with 3+ years of configuration data management experience OR

- Master's degree with 1+ years of configuration data management experience

- Domain knowledge of Configuration Mgmt. standards such as MIL-HDBK-61A &/or EIA-649B &/or EIA-649-1

- Must have an active/current in-scope DoD Top Secret Clearance or higher

Preferred Qualifications:

- Large-scale cross functional project team experience

- Experience using TeamCenter, CPLM PLM tool, and Enovia

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:

- Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

- 401k

- Educational Assistance

- Life Insurance

- Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

- Paid Time Off

- Health & Wellness Resources

- Employee Discounts

- Flexible Schedules: For example, the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work.

For more details, please view Northrop Grumman Benefits.


Salary Range: $58,000 USD - $87,000 USD

Salary Range 2: $70,200 USD - $105,200 USD

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Northrop Grumman is a global aerospace and defense technology company headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia. The company was formed in 1994 through the merger of Northrop Corporation and Grumman Corporation. Northrop Grumman provides innovative systems, products, and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, space, strike, and logistics and modernization to customers worldwide. The company has approximately 90,000 employees and operations in all 50 U.S. states and across the globe. Northrop Grumman is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in its workforce and communities.
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