Level 2/Level 3 Program Cost and Schedule Control AnalystIuka, MS

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 Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is seeking a qualified Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst 2 or Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst 3 to join our team of high performing, diverse individuals. This position will be located on site in Iuka, MS and requires working from our NG facility.

The Air Dominance Division is a fast paced, dynamic, and complex environment that requires a candidate to possess self-initiative, strong analytical skills, and solid leadership characteristics. Candidate will have the following, but not limited to, responsibilities:

Essential Functions:

This Program Cost & Schedule Analyst position will, under minimal supervision, interface with the program managers, functional management, and cost account managers (CAMs) to provide financial and administrative support and analysis to meet program requirements. The Program Cost & Schedule Analyst will have experience with monthly performance management, financial planning and reporting, and performance measurement baseline concepts; applied across multiple contracts, working with an Integrated Product Team (IPT). This position will also have some experience with proposal, pre-contract, and contract startup. Good leadership skills & the ability to work with the Program Office while leading a smaller team are essential.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare budgets and schedules for contract work and perform and/or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis

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

  • Perform analyses and prepare reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines

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

  • Conduct cost analysis to develop EACs, generate financial inputs, and support monthly cost and schedule reviews

  • Identify pressures and opportunities, and develop recovery plans as required

  • Set up cost control systems (e.g. CostPoint and COBRA) and incorporate changes into the cost management system to maintain cost and schedule baselines

  • Provide support to Integrated Product Teams, Cost Management, and Business Management Managers

  • Assist CAMs with performance management activities including: WBS alignment, time phasing of the tasks, developing and documenting performance methodologies, monthly performance measurement, estimate to complete analysis and updates, and variance analysis research and reporting

  • Support audits and reviews requested by programs, customers, and company management

  • Prepare customer performance and status reports and preparation and/or review of performance measurement analysis

This position may be filled as either a level 2 Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst or level 3 Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst.

Basic Qualifications (for Level 2):

  • Bachelor's degree with 2 years of experience in program control, cost planning, business, finance, budgeting and/or similar industry related fields or a Master's degree with experience in program control, cost planning, business, finance, budgeting and/or similar industry related fields

  • Experience with MS Office including Excel (with Macros, Pivot tables and VLOOKUP) and PowerPoint

Basic Qualifications (for Level 3):

  • Bachelor's degree with 5 years of experience in program control, cost planning, business, finance, budgeting and/or similar industry related fields or a Master's degree with 3 years of experience in program control, cost planning, business, finance, budgeting and/or similar industry related fields

  • Experience with MS Office including Excel (with Macros, Pivot tables and VLOOKUP) and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess intermediate to advanced skills working in Deltek systems like Cobra and/or MPM

  • Experience with CostPoint and/or SAP

  • Experience successfully supporting a monthly reporting & financial rhythm

  • Understanding of and experience with providing support to Integrated Product Teams (IPT)

  • Candidate must gain and have an understanding of, and adherence to, company policies, procedures and internal controls

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs

We offer phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly collaborative workplace. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do. Does this sound like you?

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself! Every ERG is inclusive of all employees!

At Northrop Grumman, we are innovating-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule OR 4/10 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.

Salary Range: $59,000 - $88,400

Salary Range 2: $72,600 - $108,800

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