Principal or Senior Principal Program Cost Control Analyst

Northrop Grumman

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(26)

Linthicum Heights, MD

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    Position summary

    onments, 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.

    We're looking for you to join our team as a Principal Program Cost Control Analyst or a Senior Principal Program Cost Control Analyst based out of Linthicum, MD.* This position is onsite and offers the 9/80 schedule.

    *Linthicum, MD is the required permanent work location effective on or about 10/01/2024. Prior to this date, position will be based out of the temporary work location of Annapolis Junction, MD

    What You'll Get to Do
    The Principal or Senior Principal Program Cost Control Analyst (PCA) will support the rapidly growing Microelectronics Design and Applications (MD&A) business area, within the newly established Northrop Grumman Microelectronics Center (NGMC) . The PCA will interface with the program managers, functional management, cost account managers (CAMs) and business managers to provide financial support and analysis to meet program requirements.

    The PCA will prepare budgets and schedules for contract work and assist in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, cash forecasting, and variance analysis.

    The PCA will monitor costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system. This will include performing perform Earned Value Metric (EVM) tasks such as Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) development, budget baseline, cost risk analysis/ assessment and visibility reports, development, and analysis of estimates to complete.

    The PCA will perform analysis and prepare reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines, including maintaining accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation of expenditure projections, and submitting timely requests for additional funding to the government.

    The PCA will support audits and reviews as requested by programs, customers, and company management, support Annual Operating Plan, Resource Plan, and Long Range Strategic Plan activity, and prepare financial inputs to internal reports and presentations (IPRS, Dashboards, BARs, Etc.)

    This requisition may be filled as a Principal Program Cost Control Analyst or a Senior Principal Program Cost Control Analyst.

    Basic Qualifications for a Principal Program Cost Control Analyst

    • Bachelor's degree with 6 years of related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 4 years of related professional experience
    • Will consider 10 years of applied experience in lieu of degree requirement.
    • Experience with financial systems including cost performance reporting and analysis
    • Strong PC skills - specifically Excel proficiency (including pivot tables, Vlookup, and conditional formatting)
    • Ability to travel domestically 10% of the time.
    • The ability to obtain and maintain a current, active DoD Top Secret/SCI Clearance with Polygraph is required.

    Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal Program Cost Control Analyst

    • Bachelor's degree with 10 years of related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 8 years of related professional experience
    • Will consider 14 years of applied experience in lieu of degree requirement.
    • Experience with financial systems including cost performance reporting and analysis
    • Strong PC skills - specifically Excel proficiency (including pivot tables, Vlookup, and conditional formatting)
    • Ability to travel domestically 10% of the time.
    • The ability to obtain and maintain a current, active DoD Top Secret/SCI Clearance with Polygraph is required.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration or related field
    • Experience with COBRA, COGNOS, SAP (S4)
    • Experience with Earned Value and performance measurement baseline concepts and ability to apply them to multiple contracts, CLINs and control accounts.
    • A current, active DoD Top Secret/SCI Clearance with Polygraph

    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
    Salary Range 2: $104,900 - $157,300

    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 http://https://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

    Why you should apply for a job to Northrop Grumman:

  • 93% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Back-up Care Advantage offers employees a safety net for those days when regular care arrangements fall through.
  • Sitter City offers access to babysitters, dog walkers & caregivers who can assist with special needs, companion care, housekeeping & more.
  • We’ve partnered with College Coach, an organization that can assist employees and their families through important educational challenges.