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Northrop Grumman Associate Business Management Analyst in Aurora, Colorado

Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NG Space) is looking for an Associate Supplier Price/Cost Analyst (SPCA) to support the Payload and Ground Systems Division. The successful applicant will join a geographically diverse team of SPCAs within the Global Supply Chain (GSC) organization. The position is located in Redondo Beach, CA, Baltimore, MD, or Aurora, CO.

A SPCA is responsible for the completion of all required subcontractor and material price and cost analyses, supporting both proposal activities and subcontract negotiations in execution, in compliance with FAR and Northrop Grumman policies and procedures. This position will work closely on a day-to-day basis with Pricing and Estimating, Global Supply Chain Management, Program Management Office, technical evaluators, DCMA, and proposal customers.

SPCA responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Review and evaluating, comprehensively, all elements of cost (e.g., direct labor, material, ODC, indirect costs, and profit) and all other factors that affect price in compliance with regulatory requirements and NG Space policies and procedures

  • Applying judgement to determine how well the proposed costs represent what the cost of the contract should be, assuming reasonable economy and efficiency

  • Conducting fact-finding of complex subcontractor proposals, develop fair and reasonable cost/price positions, and author detailed cost analysis reports

  • Developing negotiation ranges and support GSC major subcontract negotiations

  • Requesting and obtaining DCAA Assist Audits, where applicable

  • Supporting Government Audits of TINA (Truth in Negotiations Act) compliant proposals, interfacing with NG Space management and US Government auditors

  • Researching and analyzing historical data

  • Participating in peer reviews


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, or a related area

  • Self-Motivated, eager to learn, and able to work in a deadline driven environment

  • Team player but also able to work independently

  • Proactive and possesses excellent problem solving and organizational skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance (U.S. Citizenship is a pre-requisite)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance

  • Proposal experience

  • Knowledge of TINA, cost accounting practices, and FAR/DFARS, especially Part 15 and 31

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 Category : Business Management