Principal/Sr Principal Pricing AnalystPalmdale, CA

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 currently seeking a Principal Pricing Analyst (Level 3) or a Sr Principal Pricing Analyst (Level 4) to join our Pricing & Estimating organization. This position will be located on-site in either Palmdale, CA, Melbourne, FL or Baltimore, MD .

Responsibilities

  • Develops, analyzes, evaluates, coordinates, prepares, and supports cost proposals to government and commercial customers.

  • Review Requests for Proposals (RFP) and proposal documents for compliance to customer specifications/requirements and adherence to company policy.

  • Ensure Northrop Grumman Estimating System compliance and provide interpretation of RFP requirements.

  • Interact with personnel and management at all levels; interface and coordinate with other business management personnel on a daily basis.

  • Provide reviews of all estimates prior to delivery and review by senior management.

  • Prepares and presents costs estimates to management, customer representatives and government audit agencies.

  • Ensures adherence to Federal Acquisition Regulations, Truthful Cost or Pricing Data, and Northrop Grumman policies and procedures with regard to cost proposal preparation, review, compliance, submission, updates/revisions, and negotiations.

  • Supports audit requests, fact-finding, and negotiation discussions and the program budget baseline process.

This requisition may be filled as either a Principal Pricing Analyst (Level 3) or a Sr Principal Pricing Analyst (Level 4).

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Pricing Analyst (Level 3):

  • Must have 10 years of related experience in lieu of degree. Will consider: Bachelor's degree with 6 years of pricing/estimating, finance, contracts, proposals, and/or business-related experience, OR a Master's Degree with 4 years of relevant experience

  • Must have an active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain/maintain program access and Top Secret Clearance

  • Must be able to work on-site in either Palmdale, CA, Melbourne, FL or Baltimore, MD

  • Ability to travel as needed (up to 25% of the time)

  • Dynamic, self-starter with strong attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, and handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, specifically Excel and Word

Basic Qualifications for a Sr Principal Pricing Analyst (Level 4):

  • Must have 14 years of related experience in lieu of degree. Will consider: Bachelor's degree with 10 years of pricing/estimating, finance, contracts, proposals, and/or business-related experience, OR a Master's degree with 8 years of relevant experience

  • Must have an active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain/maintain program access and Top Secret Clearance

  • Must be able to work on-site in either Palmdale, CA, Melbourne, FL or Baltimore, MD

  • Ability to travel as needed (up to 25% of the time)

  • Dynamic, self-starter with strong attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, and handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, specifically Excel and Word

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to perform and apply cost accounting, pricing and estimating concepts and principles

  • Knowledge of FAR/DFARS and other Government Regulations

  • Ability to meet deadlines in a challenging, multi-tasking environment

  • Strategic/Competitive pricing experience

  • Proficiency in ProPricer

  • Active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Top Secret Clearance

Salary Range: $76,600 - $133,100

Salary Range 2: $95,000 - $164,900

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.