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Northrop Grumman Principal/Sr Principal ITC Import/Export Administrator in Dulles, Virginia

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking an experienced International Trade Compliance Analyst. The selected candidate will be an integral part of the Northrop Grumman export management team reporting to the Manager of International Trade Compliance in the Payload & Ground Systems Division. This position will be located in Dulles VA.

Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing and managing comprehensive internal export control strategies to ensure compliance with export laws that enhance foreign policy and protect national security.

  • Determining requirements for and preparing DoS license/agreements and/or DoC licenses for a variety of complex export/import scenarios, including marketing, sales, procurement and ongoing program activities.

  • Ensuring transactional activities comply with US government regulations and internal procedures by conducting gate reviews for technical data exports, foreign travel, foreign visits, and export/import shipments.

  • Transactional reviews to include conducting thorough assessments to determine and document exemption/exception applicability.

  • Conducting and/or assisting with Commodity Jurisdiction and Classification analysis and determinations.

  • Conducting contract and proposal reviews and providing appropriate guidance and license/authorization strategy.

  • Managing export/import authorizations through their life cycle, including maintaining applicable records in compliance with regulatory and company requirements.

  • Developing and delivering presentations including Export General Awareness training, program/function specific export training and program/capture export licensing strategy updates to division leadership.

  • Participating on cross-functional and/or intercompany projects.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.



Basic Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Business Management or related field with 5+ years of related experience - OR - a Master's degree with 3+ years of related professional experience.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 4:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Business Management or related field with 9+ years of related experience - OR - a Master's degree with 7+ years of related professional experience.

Additional Basic qualifications for both levels:

  • Working knowledge of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR).

  • Experience in the use of ITAR exemptions and EAR exceptions.

  • Current US Secret level security clearance (with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance). US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work independently and proactively with minimal guidance and supervision.

  • Familiarity with the technology release process and foreign trade regulations.

  • Experience with exports of defense services and software.

  • Experience working with universities.

  • Experience with Internal Research and Development (IRAD) activities.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with senior management.

  • Active DOD TS/SCI security clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

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.

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