Principal/Sr. Principal Software Configuration Analyst (Northern Virginia or Washington D.C.)

    • Fairfax, VA

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

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 advancement s 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 Mission Systems sector is looking for a highly motivated Principal/Sr. Principal Software Configuration Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals at one our Northern Virginia locations (Herndon, VA; Fairfax, VA; Reston, VA) or Washington D.C. The Software Configuration Analyst supports planning and delivery of contract releases to operations.

Job Duties:

  • Maintains release schedules, by coordinating with technical teams and task/subtask specific configuration analysts to ensure successful delivery of releases
  • Coordinates with Government stakeholders, Product / Mission Owners, and other stakeholders for deployment and testing of releases
  • Coordinates with the integration and operations team to ensure environments are ready to receive the baselines, and provides release details, version documentation, for releases
This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below

CIMS
NGMSCIMS

Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a Level 3 (Principal) or Level 4 (Sr. Principal)

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3 (Principal):
  • A Bachelor's degree with 5 years of relevant experience OR a Master's degree with 3 years of relevant experience OR A PhD; An additional 4 years of experience maybe considered in lieu of a degree requirements
  • Experience in Agile release planning and management and using JIRA in Agile release Planning
  • Experience with a program that uses DevOps processes
  • An Active Top Secret/SCI security clearance (or higher) with the ability to obtain Polygraph once hired
Basic Qualifications for a Level 4 (Sr. Principal):
  • A Bachelor's degree with 9 years of relevant experience OR a Master's degree with 7 years of relevant experience OR A PhD with 4 years of relevant experience; An additional 4 years of experience maybe considered in lieu of a degree requirement
  • Experience in Agile release planning and management and using JIRA in Agile release Planning
  • Experience with a program that uses DevOps processes
  • An Active Top Secret/SCI security clearance (or higher) with the ability to obtain Polygraph once hired
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in workflow design and optimization
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions


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