Senior Principal Pricing AnalystLinthicum, MD

Requisition ID: R10160783

  • Category: Business Management

  • Location: Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking 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.

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, but they’re also making history.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Contracts & Pricing (C&P) organization seeks a highly motivated individual to join its Pricing & Estimating (P&E) Team as Sr. Principal Pricing Analyst (A04) at our Sector headquarters located in Linthicum, MD. Preference is for this individual to be onsite, however, a hybrid work schedule is a viable option , subject to demands of the business and/or program preferences to which individual is assigned. A 9/80 work schedule is also a viable option for this position. This role may periodically require travel, not expected to exceed 10% of the time.

What you will get to do:

Candidates will be expected to fulfill a key role in the organic and future growth of the business by managing proposal efforts from receipt of Request of Proposal (RFP) through contract award. Individual must be collaborative, working with Capture / Proposal Mgrs. but also self-motivated and capable of executing assigned responsibilities with minimal supervision. Individual should possess a strong orientation towards regulatory compliance and focused on ensuring our Estimating Business System approval is maintained.

Job Duties & Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Plan, manage and execute proposal efforts.

  • Compiles cost, schedule, and technical elements in the development of proposals in accordance with request for proposal (RFP) specifications, company policies, Government regulations and customer requirements.

  • Coordinates with contributors from across all functional organizations to ensure quality proposals are prepared and submitted within customer deadlines.

  • Assist Sector Independent Cost Estimating with cost / price analysis, as well as proposal risk and opportunity assessment(s).

  • Lead Special Projects for the P&E organization such as process improvements, tool implementations and develop training curriculums

  • Work closely with Program Management and Supply Chain Management to ensure supplier quotes comply with requirements.

  • Conduct research and critically analyze large volumes of information using data mining and analytic skills to identify, isolate and prioritize key data.

  • Work collaboratively with the proposal team to develop creative solutions to complex contractual requirements.

  • Synopsize and present detailed proposal information to advance internal management reviews, C101 commitment approvals and customer fact-finding.

  • Assist in developing negotiation strategies, to include participating as an active member of negotiation Team.

  • Proactive actively share accumulated pricing & estimating knowledge to foster development of P&E talent.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 10+ years of proposal, pricing, or financial related experience - OR - Master's Degree with 8+ years of proposal, pricing or financial related experience.

  • Will consider additional 4+ years of experience in lieu of degree.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

  • Ability and willingness to obtain DoD Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Existing working knowledge of:

  • MS P&E Props & pricing tools (i.e. QUEST, BOENext, etc… ©).

  • Proficiency with Deltek Propricer.

  • Prior exposure / experience working high profile & competitive proposals.

  • FAR/DFARS and other Government Regulations

  • Probability modeling (@Risk or Crystal Ball) & S-Curve development.

  • Parametric modeling

  • Advance Excel capabilities / macros / modeling

  • Experience conducting cost analysis & risk modeling.

  • SAP/S4

  • Certified Estimating Professional (CEP).

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.

  • Current, active DoD Secret or Top-Secret Security Clearance.

What 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: $104,900 - $157,300

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.