Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst Orlando, 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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is seeking a Principal Program Cost, Schedule & Control Analyst for a c ontingent opportunity (pending award) within the Ground Satellite Communication Systems Operating Unit within our Business Management (BU) organization in Orlando, FL . This is a hybrid arrangement and will allow for up to 50% work from home.

The Principal Program Cost, Schedule & Control Analyst will interact with various operating unit, business area, and division staff to solve reporting program issues and meet reporting requirements. In addition, the Analyst will interface with program managers, functional management, control account managers (CAMs) and business managers to provide financial support and analysis.



  • Sets up the cost control system and monitors and controls costs on contracts

  • Performs analyses and prepares reports to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines

  • Prepares budgets for contract work and performs or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis

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

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

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • This position emphasizes skills and experience. Will consider one of following: High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years of business, finance, and/or program control experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related discipline with a minimum of 6 years of business, finance, and/or program control experience

  • Master's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related discipline with a minimum of 4 year of business, finance, and/or program control experience

  • Strong computer skills with high-level Excel skills (i.e. working with pivot tables, VLOOKUP, and conditional formatting)

  • Must be able to work on-site in Orlando, FL

  • Must be able to travel as required (up to 10% of the time)

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain an Active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Earned Value Management and/or EVMS Software

  • Experience with Deltek Cobra

  • Defense Industry Experience

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and analyze data and figures

  • Prior program cost control experience

  • Prior financial analysis and/or reporting experience

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance

Salary Range: $74,600 - $111,800

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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.

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