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Principal International Trade Compliance Analyst

$84,600- $127,000/ year
Posted Jun 28
Full Time
HybridLinthicum Heights, Maryland
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.

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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Principal International Trade Compliance Analyst (Level 3) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The position will be located in Linthicum, MD and supports a part-time hybrid telework arrangement (2-3 days in the office each week).

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's International Trade Compliance organization, supporting the Land & Maritime Sensors portfolio, working to ensure compliance with export laws and internal processes that support foreign policy and protect national security.

What You'll Get To Do:

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop and manage comprehensive internal export and import controls to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies in the conduct of international marketing, sales, supply chain and other business activities.

  • Establish business processes for submitting to and obtaining from the US government all necessary export and import licenses, permits, certifications, and technology release determinations.

  • Executes operational processes to ensure regulatory trade compliance through gate reviews of technical data, foreign travel, foreign visits and export and import shipments.

  • Maintain applicable trade compliance records in accordance with regulatory requirements.

  • Perform compliance assessments of transactions and support the law department in investigating and resolving compliance problems, questions, or complaints.

  • Support performance metrics for export processes.

  • Collaborate with various functional areas to develop and implement appropriate authorization strategies to meet business requirements and ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies.

  • Determine and validate appropriate commodity jurisdiction and classification when conducting the order of review to include applicability of formal Commodity Jurisdiction or CCATS submission.

  • Independently assess complex transactions and determine applicability of internal gate reviews, licenses, exceptions, and exemptions.

  • Assist in the review of export/import clauses in Statements of Work and Non-Disclosure Agreements and provide recommendations regarding potential impact to business activity.

  • Review and disposition public release requests.

  • Perform compliance assessments of transactions as necessary for investigations of potential instances of non-compliance.

  • Assist in the development, revision, and implementation of trade compliance policies and procedures as necessary to support portfolio.

  • Represent the organization as a prime contact on complex contracts or projects, internal working groups, and capture activities. Interact with senior internal and external personnel on high visibility matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

  • Exercise good judgment of when to seek management support and guidance as needed, including collaborating on decisions which have the potential to be high visibility or impactful.

  • Mentor junior level Analysts and Technical Advisors on export regulations and internal processes and procedures.

  • Develop and deliver presentations, including Export General Awareness training, program/function specific export training, lessons learned, and program/capture export licensing strategy updates to Division leadership.

Job Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Level 3: Bachelor’s degree plus 6 years of relevant experience, or Master’s degree plus 4 years of relevant experience

  • Proficiency in utilizing and applying the ITAR and EAR

  • Ability to assess and apply export regulations when determining commodity jurisdiction and classification

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with OCR's EASE software

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of products

  • Experience in and comfortable with providing training in person or via virtual methods

  • Experience in mentoring junior employees

  • Experience in reading and interpreting regulations and applying changes to current procedures and practices

  • Experience in both DCS and FMS export requirements

  • Experience supporting business development activities

  • U.S. security clearance (Secret or above)

What We Can Offer You

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment which encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.

Your benefits will include the following: Health Plan, Savings Plan, Paid Time Off and Additional Benefits including Education Assistance, Training and Development, 9/80 Work Schedule (where available), and much more!

Salary Range: $84,600 - $127,000
The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.