Staff Program Cost and Schedule Control AnalystHuntsville, AL

Requisition ID: R10159303

  • Category: Business Management

  • Location: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 1

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 Defense Systems sector is seeking a Staff Program Cost, Schedule, and Control Analyst to support the International Business Area as part of the Gobal Mission Command and Control, (GMC2) Operating Unit within our Business Management organization on-site in Huntsville, Alabama.

The Staff Program Cost Schedule & Control Analyst will interact with various operating unit, business area, and division staff to solve reporting program issues and meet reporting requirements. In addition, the Analyst will interface with program managers, functional management, control account managers (CAMS) and business managers to provide financial support and analysis.


  • Provides guidance on policies and procedures

  • Sets up the cost control system and monitors and controls costs on contracts

  • Performs analyses and prepares reports to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines

  • Prepares budgets for contract work and performs or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis

  • Prepares program plans to ensure program requirements and statement of work are captured and scheduled

  • Ensures adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation of expenditure projections, and submitting timely requests for additional funding to the government

  • Incorporates contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines

  • Interfaces with program and functional management to provide financial support and analysis to meet program requirements

  • Participates in knowledge transfer and best practices sharing with peers

  • Assists in preparing for internal and external audits

Creates and provides the following to program management teams:

  • Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)

  • Program Baseline

  • Performance measurement (Earned Value Management – EVM)

  • Variance analysis

  • Estimates to Complete (ETC) and Estimates at Complete (EAC)

  • Creates “what-if” scenarios

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related discipline with a minimum of 14 years of business, finance, and/or program control experience

  • OR Master’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related discipline with a minimum of 12 years of business, finance, and/or program control experience

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; Excel, Word, PowerPoint

  • Experience with Earned Value Management and/or EVMS Software

  • Must be able to work on-site in Huntsville, Alabama

  • Must be able to travel as required (up to 10% of the time)

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain an Active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency of the following systems or software: Deltek Cobra, IBM Cognos, SAP Management Project Systems Module

  • Experience on customer reporting with CFSRs, IPMR, and related CDRLs/SDRLs

  • Defense Industry Experience

  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment

  • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance

Salary Range: $130,100 - $195,100

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.