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Northrop Grumman Principal Parametric Analyst / Sr. Principal Parametric Analyst in Linthicum, Maryland

As a Parametric Analyst you will be working with teams across Northrop Grumman Mission Systems on a vast array of technologies. You will help shape strategy by evaluating the technical trade space and applying parametric cost analysis and estimating techniques. The successful candidate will utilize their technical capability to assess NGMS and competitor capabilities, as well as technology trends, and provide independent cost estimates for a wide range of complex evaluations in support of acquisition decision points and strategies.Work location is preferred in Baltimore, Maryland. Teleworking may be considered in exceptional circumstances for a highly experienced candidate. In a teleworking situation, the candidate would be expected to be on site for regular periodic face-to-face support of program reviews, customer meetings, etc.

Duties include:

  • Development of Parametric Cost Models across the lifecycle of programs, including development, production and sustainment.

  • Work with the Price to Win Team to support the Position to Win engagements

  • Employ the theories, principles and practices of cost analysis in support of the development of cost estimates that include data collection, data normalization, data analysis, risk analysis and sensitivity analysis

  • Collect and organize information from technical or other subject matter experts, technical documentation, historical cost records, or open source data to identify relationships, trends, and patterns in, or draw conclusions from that information.

  • Use statistical analysis or simulations to analyze information and develop practical solutions to business problems

  • Develop data bases of cost and non-cost data to facilitate future cost estimates

  • Advise managers and other decision makers on the impacts of various courses of action

  • Evolve and maintain process and procedures; define standards for estimation and validate potential cost estimation relationships (CERs)


Basic Qualifications:

Depending on experience, we will consider offering this position at a higher level. The Principal Parametric Analyst position as posted requires a Bachelor's Degree in Science in either a technical or financial discipline with 5 years of related industry experience.

The successful candidate with 9 or more years of related industry experience with a Bachelor's Degree in Science in either a technical or financial discipline would be considered at the higher level, Sr. Principal Parametric Analyst.

Must be well organized, manage several projects simultaneously, set priorities, team within and outside organization, and meet required deadlines. Candidate must understand parametric estimating principles and recognize opportunities for business improvement. Candidate must also have working knowledge of analogous and parametric estimating techniques, complexity factors and cost estimating relationships (CERs).

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters Degree in either a technical or financial discipline. 15+ years of related industry experience. Working knowledge of SEER and or/Price Systems Parametric Estimating tools is preferred. Minimum of 4 years of parametric analysis experience with active secret clearance preferred.

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