1+ months

Configuration Management and Analysis Engineer (Staff Level; Palmdale, CA; Active Top Secret Clearance Required)

Northrop Grumman
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking candidates with outstanding leadership skills who would be responsible for Configuration Data Management as the Lead reporting to Configuration Management Section Manager reporting directly to the System Management Control Configuration Manager under PAICoE System Engineering & Electronics Payload (SE&EP) Director. Position is located in Palmdale, CA or South Bay, CA.


+ Serve as the lead HW CDM focal point, supporting, leading and training the HW CDM team and providing direct support to the manager
+ Responsible for maintaining all CDM program procedures, processes, and work instructions working with each discipline within the CDM group to ensure these document are maintained and kept current
+ Cross matrix and match up program procedures to Sector processes and get waivers, if needed
+ Support all HW CDM Audits and CPATs Actions
+ support proposal development for CDM support and assisting estimating efforts
+ Provide back-up support for change boards, CDRL assistance, and other CDM related tasks when needed
+ Serve as the focal point for control, storage, retrieval, and delivery of all CDM data
+ Set up the CDM (document, software and hardware) processes and controls specifically for this program
+ Control engineering and document releases, including plan and coordinate preparation of project documentation (such as engineering drawings, production specifications, programmatic documents and others), to ensure requirements are met
+ Control change requests for configuration items. Administer change configuration review boards.
+ Track and close changes and action items
+ Process and track program contract and supplier deliverables
+ Maintain the CM Library and baselines
+ Interact frequently with data originators, program managers, and customer representatives concerning project deliverables and deliverable data scheduling requirements
+ Plan and coordinate preparation of project documentation, such as engineering documentation and drawings, subcontractor specifications and schedules, and contract modifications, to ensure customer contract requirements are met.
+ Review contract requirements to determine documentation required for each phase of project, applying knowledge of engineering and manufacturing
+ Coordinate modification records for management control.
+ Establish change orders and prepare for change authorization and documentation by internal organizations and subcontractors.
+ Review and analyze released engineering change data and coordinates changes with engineering, quality, support, manufacturing, and engineering data control activities.
+ Prioritize requests and communicate schedule to all stakeholders including customers
+ Collaborate with other team leads
+ Perform baseline (product) management, hardware release and replication management, configuration item identification, software build releases, and configuration audits
+ Control configuration items, product traceability matrices, documents, and software media, CM records, and software libraries
+ Perform change management and status identification
+ Manage/coordinate program strategic council, support PIT tasking related to Data Management and track work status/metrics in support of team activities.

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelors degree with 10 years of Configuration Management experience or 8 years experience with a Masters degree; or 14 years experience in lieu of a degree
+ Active Top Secret clearance is required for this position
+ Knowledge of software / hardware configuration, data and change management principles and proficiency in the use of configuration management tools
+ Experience with software Configuration Management tools and software management to include baseline management and auditing
+ Self-motivated and able to effectively work with all levels of the organization
+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
+ Proficient in Windows, Microsoft Office Suite programs: Word, Excel & PowerPoint, Access tools, Adobe, TeamCenter, CMDL, Collaborator, and other related CM programs

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Masters degree with 10 years of Configuration Management experience or 8 years experience with a Phd degree; or 14 years experience in lieu of a degree
+ Experience leading a CM team for program with multiple task orders/CLINs

Salary Range: $129,000.00 - $193,400.00

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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.


Posted: 2022-10-20 Expires: 2023-04-16

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