Configuration Analyst 2/3

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a qualified seeking Configuration / Data Management Analyst to join our team of skilled, diverse individuals. This position will be located on-site in a government customer facility at Schriever AFB, in Colorado Springs, CO. This position will require the ability to effectively work alongside software developers, testers and operations specialists throughout the full lifecycle development.

This position is responsible for the planning and coordinating preparation of project documentation, such as engineering drawings, production specifications and schedules, contract modifications and CDRLs, to ensure customer contract requirements are met. Ensures documentation required for each phase of project, applying knowledge of engineering processes. Analyzes proposed changes of product design to determine effect on overall product and system. Coordinates modification records for management control. Reviews and analyzes released engineering change data and coordinates changes.

Develops and maintains software configuration management tools to support configuration identification, control, reporting, and delivery of both internally developed and externally purchased commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software products.

Performs configuration management and release engineering tasks to ensure new software product operating parameters are documented, comply with standard hardware configurations, and are logistically sustainable. Designs, develops, automates, and maintains productivity tools using programming, database or scripting languages to improve software modeling and development.

Designs and implements build procedures that are used to support software product development and use. May develop software configuration standards for program-wide use. May train software developers in the use of configuration management tools and the implementation of software quality standards.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.
Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong general computer skills and proficiency in MS Windows and MS Office applications (including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word)
  • Experience with Agile methodologies

Basic Qualifications for Level 2:
  • Bachelor's with 3 years of Data Management experience or 7 years of Data Management experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Working knowledge of software / hardware configuration, data and change management principles and proficiency in the use of standard configuration management tools
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle tools is essential (JIRA, Bitbucket, SBM)
  • Knowledge of Software CM principles

Basic Qualifications for Level 3:
  • Bachelor's with 6 years of Data Management experience or 10 years of Data Management experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience with software/hardware configuration, data and change management, document control, standard configuration management tools, and program management.
  • Hands on experience with software development lifecycle tools is essential (JIRA, Bitbucket, SBM)
  • Hands on experience of Software CM principles

Preferred Qualifications:
  • DoD Top Secret Clearancewiththe ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI
  • Experience working as a Scrum Master
  • Ideal candidates will have experience supporting system production, development and/or sustainment programs.
  • Experience evaluating engineering changes for implementation
  • Good communication, writing, presentation and organization skills

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.${descr2}${descr3}

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