Configuration Analyst/Prncpl Configuration Analyst Rocket Center, WV

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.

Configuration Analyst/Prncpl Configuration Analyst

  • This position requires demonstrated experience: establishing and following CM/DM processes throughout project life cycles to maintain consistent configuration control, developing, operating, and maintaining CM database and other process management tools, maintaining the Hardware Configuration Management Plan, managing CM products and documentation.

  • Coordinate and administer configuration management activities related to planning, identification, change management, status accounting, and verification and audit.

  • Manage CM processes to maintain the integrity of the hardware and software as-designed and as-built configurations utilizing both PLM and ERP systems.

  • Plan and coordinate preparation of project documentation, such as engineering drawings, production specifications and schedules, and contract modifications, to ensure customer contract requirements are met.

  • Prepare and maintain program plans that define how configuration management will be accomplished on multiple military programs.

  • Ensure product data structure (BOM) alignment between PLM and ERP systems.

  • Assist with capturing product baselines and performing configuration status accounting and configuration audits.

  • Review contract to determine documentation required for each phase of project, applying CM knowledge of engineering and manufacturing processes.

  • Analyze proposed changes to product design documentation to determine effect on overall product and system.

  • Review Statement of Work/program specification content and applicability to program implementation

  • Contribute to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects and requirements.

  • Provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of increasing scope and complexity as assigned.

  • Participate in modifying and providing input to policies and procedures that govern CM-related processes, collaborating with stakeholders to identify and pursue CM process improvements.

  • Good communication and organizational skills

  • Ability to interface well with program management/customers.

Basic Qualifications for Configuration Analyst (level 2):

  • Bachelor's degree with 3 years of experience, a Master's degree with 1 year of experience.

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

  • U.S Citizenship and the ability to obtain/maintain DoD Secret Clearance

  • Good oral and written communication skills and the ability to interface well with program management/customers

  • Experience with product lifecycle management software, Teamcenter highly preferred

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated and able to effectively work with all levels of the organization.

  • Proficient in tools such as Adobe, TeamCenter, and other related CM programs

  • Knowledge of ERP execution.

  • DoD Active Secret clearance

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Configuration Analyst (level 3):

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience.

  • Experience following documented rules and guidelines to ensure technical content meets internal and customer requirements

  • Working knowledge of EIA-649 or MIL-HDBK-61A

  • Candidate must have solid written and verbal skills to effectively interact with Government counterparts, other defense contractor organizations, and other cross-functional organizations.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance within a timeframe set forth by management. US Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance Secret (or higher)

  • Configuration Management Certification

  • Working knowledge and understanding of engineering documentation (i.e. models, drawings, specifications, parts, change notices, manufacturing plans, and manufacturing procedures)

  • Experience working in a configuration management product life cycle system (i.e., Teamcenter Unified, ePIC, etc.)

  • Experience working in an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Material Requirements Planning tool (MRP) (i.e. Deltek )

Salary Range: $60,600 - $90,800

Salary Range 2: $74,600 - $111,800

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, please visit . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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