Principal Data Management AnalystChandler, AZ

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.

The ideal candidate has knowledge and experience in reengineering concepts and tools to make the business process more effective and efficient, as well as identify new processes, and find gaps in existing processes. Candidate is experienced in research, development, and implementation of business solutions, as well as, testing and problem-solving. Effective and efficient at analyzing and solving complex problems resulting in cost effective solutions, with proven ROI. Solutions-focused; team-oriented analyst with broad-based experience and hands-on skill in the successful implementation of highly effective tools and analytics and the cost-effective management of innovative customer and technical support strategies.

Candidate supports business analysts and developers on project teams as they document their data requirements and establish thorough specifications. Conducts facilitation sessions to gather requirements. Builds logical models. Works with database administrators to build the physical model and overall data architecture. Reviews and reports on project metrics to benchmark effectiveness. Works closely with database administrators and developers to ensure that business models are accurately implemented in application systems. Provides education on the naming and modeling standards; assists with modeling specific constructs. Reviews project models to ensure adherence to standards. Ensures data quality alignment. Works on and across multiple projects to ensure consistency in naming conventions and promotes the sharing and reuse of data across applications and business areas. Ensures that data analysis goals are met. Contributes to data management internal projects as well as the upgrading of standards and best practice guidelines.

Candidate has experience researching, extracting, organizing, and managing data on relational database platforms such as ORACLE, SQL Server, Teradata, Informix, etc., although SQL Server is preferred. Experience with ERP,MRP,CRM processes and systems a plus.

  • Minimum Education or Experience6 Years with Bachelors; 4 Years with Masters .In lieu of degree 10 years experience will be accepted

  • Ability to gather, review and analyze current and proposed business operations.

  • Ability to identify and communicate with key stakeholders.

  • Ability to act as liaison between various business departments and groups.

  • Ability to assess options for process improvement.

  • Maintain documentation regarding various projects, processes, and operations.

  • Collaborate with project managers and cross-functional teams.

  • Resourcefulness and ability to devise creative solutions to problems.

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

  • Ability to produce functional designs for tools used and required.

  • Ability to analyze information to assess the functionality.

  • Ability to gather and analyze company data to identify needs, improve efficiency and recommend solutions.

  • Agile in response to new ways of working in software development.

  • Assist teams to conceive and deliver quality products and services.

  • Ability to be agile while maintaining quality control.

  • Experience working in IT environments utilizing Agile, skill sets and tools.

  • Ability to work with the business units to facilitate, capture, report and assess the business environment.

  • Ability to devise plans to enhance processes with tools that align with and facilitate business objectives.

Business Skills: (minimum of 2 years experience)

  • Experience in Project and Operations Management (Project Management, Business Analysis, Business Modeling, and Data Modeling). Expertise in business process engineering and software development life cycle, including analysis, design, development, testing and implementation of software applications.

  • Analyzing a need for new applications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Collaboration

  • Performing analytic studies of existing applications and reporting on their ability to meet current needs.

  • Designing and developing new applications

  • Problem-Solving: Investigating, diagnosing, and resolving errors

  • Backing up and upgrading existing applications

  • Reporting and creating documentation for applications.

  • Working with other developers and software providers to ensure organizational needs for software are met.

  • Minimal project management skills for design and development. Construct and work to deadlines

  • In-depth knowledge of data modeling and mapping

  • Respond to guidance and direction.

  • Ability to review and relay ramifications of change.

  • Maintain compliance to corporate protocols.

  • Time Management

Technical Skills: (minimum of 2 years experience)

  • Experience w/ Microsoft Windows

  • Experience w/ Microsoft Office, specifically MS Access & MS Excel

  • Experience w/SQL Server is preferred.

  • Experience w/T-SQL

  • Experience w/programming languages (C, C++,C#,, at least one

  • Experience w/ .net framework and visual studio modules

  • Knowledge of python, html, CSS is a plus.

  • Knowledge of w/rest and soap. Experience is a plus.

  • Experience w/stored procedures, UDFs are a must have. Experience w/assemblies is a plus.

  • Experience w/SSRS, SSMS and SSIS is preferred.

  • Experience w/ Back End Processing.

  • Knowledge of VBA is a plus.

  • Knowledge of cloud-based applications (AWS, etc.) is a plus.

  • Experience w/SharePoint, managing lists (extracting and importing) is a plus.

  • Notifications, scheduled reports (attachments in various formats)

  • Flexibility

  • Java

  • Visual Management Studio

Salary Range: $84,200 - $126,400

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 most positions.