Principal Contract Administrator Linthicum, MD

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.

Job Description

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, 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 are looking for you to join our team as a Principal Contract Administrato r. This position may be staffed in either Linthicum, Md or Fairfax, VA as a hybrid position.

What You'll Get to Do:

The Mission Systems Contracts and Pricing Operations team is seeking a highly motivated, detail oriented individual to join our team as a Contracts Administrator 3. In this role, the selected candidate will provide Operations support to the Contracts, Pricing & Estimating, International Trade Compliance, and Government Property (CP+) organizations of Business Management. Roles and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Corporate, Sector, and Division interface on large scale data calls, recurring reporting, and analytics projects, as assigned

  • Dashboard Creation and Maintenance

  • Routine reviews of data to ensure integrity, accuracy, and reliability in decision making

  • Support of the Corporate and Sector CP+ training programs, including curriculum development, assignment, management, and reporting

  • Management of DCMA On Time Delivery metrics and forecasting

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience with a B.S. degree in a Business, Contracts, IT, or related field or a minimum of 4 years of experience with a Masters degree

  • At least 3 years' experience in a Business Management function including Contracts, Pricing & Estimating, ITC, or Government Property

  • Proficiency in MS Office suite of tools - Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams

  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision

  • Detail oriented, analytical mindset

  • Desire to innovate or pioneer new solutions for the organization

  • Strong communication skills - written and oral

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding/knowledge of the SAP Sales & Distribution Module

  • Tableau, Power BI, or other visual analytics platform experience

  • Experience working with DCMA

W hat 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: $82,400 - $123,600

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.