Compensation Analyst Falls Church, VA

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.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Principal Compensation Analyst to join the Enterprise Compensation Administration team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing enterprise compensation support for broad-based compensation, recognition and incentive plans, compensation analytics and project management.

  • Position is based out of the corporate office headquarters in Falls Church, VA, with consideration provided to telecommuting candidates, with the expectation to be onsite at least 1-2 days per week

  • Other major locations and fully remote candidates will be considered for internal applicants.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting with the administration of Northrop Grumman's compensation framework and philosophy across all functions and levels within the organization

  • Collaborating with compensation colleagues and HR partners to provide guidance on total compensation solutions

  • Collaborating with the sectors to ensure strong change management for compensation-related initiatives and/or updates

  • Developing reoccurring and ad-hoc compensation reports, analytics or metrics tracking to inform business decisions

  • Supporting compensation system implementations, upgrades and conversions using standard system requirements and test scripts

  • Supporting the annual merit and incentive planning process

  • Participating in annual compensation surveys and market pricing analysis

  • Assist in enterprise-wide project management, program initiatives or data analysis where appropriate

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Management or related field of study with a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience; or

  • Master's Degree in Human Resources or related field of study with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience

  • Highly proficient in MS Excel, and proficient in Word and Powerpoint

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, including writing formulas, creating data visualizations, and performing financial modeling and forecasting

  • Ability to clearly communicate complex data using data visualizations and using effective presentation skills to different audiences

  • Demonstrated experience in project management and coordination across multiple departments

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize based on business needs, and work well within a fast-paced, project-focused environment

  • Demonstrated experience supporting change management activities associated with large-scale initiatives

  • Ability to work independently but also collaborate within a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Compensation Professional or progress towards certification

  • Working knowledge of Workday business processes and functionality

  • Previous experience in a large government contracting environment

  • Any experience using tables and queries in MS Access

Salary Range: $74,600 - $129,500

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.

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.