Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control AnalystMelbourne, FL

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 has an opening for a Level 3 Principal Program Cost & Schedule Control Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The selected candidate will provide cost support for program activities within our Aeronautics Sector. This position will be located on site in Melbourne, FL .

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Setting up cost control system, monitoring and controlling costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system

  • Performing analyses and preparing reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters

  • Preparing budgets and schedules for contract work and performs and/or assisting in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis

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

  • Monitoring funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures and preparation of expenditure projections

  • Monthly material and subcontract financial forecasting

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

  • Performing miscellaneous financial analysis including monthly financial reporting/forecasting and monthly EACs

  • Continually assessing and improving financial reporting processes to enhance efficiencies

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 5 years professional work experience OR Master's Degree and 3 years professional work experience

  • Microsoft Office experience, including MS Excel, will be needed for the role

  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM)

  • Financial or accounting experience

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain Special Program Access prior to start

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SAP, Deltek Cobra/MPM

  • Department of Defense (DoD) experience

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

  • Aerospace, Space, or Defense industry experience on a production contract

  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills

We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. 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.

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 on the cutting edge of innovation-- 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 and a great 401K matching program.

Salary Range: $76,600 - $115,000

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 most positions.