Configuration Data Management Controller - Space Components-20002492

Location: San Diego
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: No
Clearance Type: None
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift


At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact peoples 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 nations 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, theyre making history.


Northrop Grumman Tactical Space System Division 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.


The Tactical Space Systems Division location in San Diego, CA is seeking a Configuration Data Management Controller to join our team.


JOB Summary


A Configuration Data Management Controller supports the fabrication and delivery of advanced composite structures for space and aerospace applications including satellite optical benches, telescopes, bus structures, solar array substrates, reflector antennas, missiles and radomes.  These products serve a diverse set of customers throughout the military, civil and commercial sectors.  The Configuration Data Management Controller works in the Quality Department and would support multiple contracts in a fast-paced environment certified to both AS9100 and NADCAP.


JOB Responsibilities


  • Support the Quality Engineering team in the preparation and timely submittal of End Item Data Packages to external customers for space and aerospace flight hardware.

  • Generate and validate detailed as-designed versus as-built configuration data to ensure that manufactured flight hardware meets contractual configuration requirements.

  • Review electronic and paper records from manufacturing and procurement to ensure material traceability compliance to engineering, quality and configuration requirements.

  • Collect, analyze and report work-in-process test data and validate test completion status

  • Analyze data and prepare status reports to communicate constraints to engineering, supply chain, manufacturing, configuration and quality teams.

  • Gather Dimensional Inspection Reports (DIRs) and/or First Article Inspection (FAI) Reports to validate completion status

  • Engage directly with cross-functional teams (engineering, supply chain, manufacturing, quality, etc) to find real-time solutions to internal constraints and risks to external customer needs.




Basic Qualifications: 

  • 2+ years of relevant aerospace industry work experience required

  • Advanced skills gathering and analyzing data in MS Excel required

  • Proficiency in other MS Office applications (Word, Access, PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat

  • Experience working within Quality Management Systems (AS9100, NADCAP, etc)

  • Familiarity in reading and interpreting engineering drawings and specifications

  • Strong communication, teamwork, organizational and time management skills

  • Strong attention to details, ability to focus on technical requirements and documents

  • Experience working directly with internal and external customers at various levels including management

  • High School Diploma required; Bachelors degree preferred

  • US citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Preferred candidates would have training and successful application of lean principles

  • Preferred candidates would be proficient in ERP/MRP (Costpoint), PLM (TeamCenter) and MES (Solumina) systems

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.

Job ID: 20002492

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work..
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
None Required
No - Teleworking not available for this position