Program Cost AnalystPlymouth, MN

Requisition ID: R10158646

  • Category: Business Management

  • Location: Plymouth, Minnesota, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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.

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 designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our products include launch vehicles, propulsion systems, missile products, subsystems and defense electronics, precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition, satellites and space components and services, and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman Weapons System Division is currently seeking a (EVM) Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst (Level 3)/Sr. Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst (Level 4) to join our team in Plymouth, MN . There is no full time remote/hybrid schedule available for this position. This position will be 100% on-site in Plymouth, MN.

Position Summary:

  • Work with Program Management, IPTs/CAMs, and functional business analysts to perform detailed cost/schedule planning, earned value variance analysis, identification of cost/schedule problems, and developing corrective action plans

  • Interface with program finance and program office for monthly financial forecasts, issues, concerns, and status

  • Strictly adhere to American National Standards Institute/Electronic Industries Alliance Standard 748 (ANSI/EIA-748), Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) and associated internal company procedures

  • Develop and maintain program artifacts and documentation

  • Integrate data from Microsoft Project/Open Plan to Cobra and ensure accuracy

  • Use Cobra to create, analyze, and submit monthly Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR) to customer in accordance with Earned Value Management standards, as well as, preparing monthly EV metrics for internal/external meetings

  • Track spending to ensure adequate funding is maintained, financial metric development, & analysis and reporting in support of monthly program reviews

  • Prepare Estimate at Completion in support of Corporate requirements

  • Facilitate and conduct EVM compliance reviews with DCMA and other government oversight agencies (Internal Baseline Reviews/Joint Surveillance Reviews), as well as other related audits

  • Work with program team and support required program meetings- Assist Financial Shared Services (FSS) with invoicing- Maintain project detail with Deltek/Costpoint

Basic Requirements Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst (Level 3):

  • This position emphasizes skills and experience. Will consider high school diploma or equivalent (GED) with at least 10 years of experience and knowledge of progressive experience in finance. Bachelor's degree with 6 years or Master's degree with 4 years of experience and knowledge of progressive experience in Accounting, Finance or related field

  • Knowledge of applications in a computerized environment, including spreadsheet applications and data bases (e.g. MS Excel, MS Access, MS Power Point).

  • Ability to extract, compile, document and analyze data.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and build relationships with others.

  • Possess excellent analytical, problem solving and reporting skills.

  • Independent self-starter and proactive contributor. Seeks to continually improve business processes and add value.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments in order to meet deadlines. Organize deliverables in a clean and presentable format

  • Must be able to work 100% on-site in Plymouth MN

  • Be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

Basic Requirements Sr. Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst (Level 4):

  • This position emphasizes skills and experience. Will consider high school diploma or equivalent (GED) with at least 14 years of experience and knowledge of progressive experience in finance. Bachelor's degree with 10 years or Master's degree with 8 years of experience and knowledge of progressive experience in Accounting, Finance or related field

  • Knowledge of Earned value management systems (EVMS)

  • Knowledge of applications in a computerized environment, including spreadsheet applications and data bases (e.g. MS Excel, MS Access, MS Power Point)

  • Ability to extract, compile, document and analyze data

  • Ability to work in a team environment and build relationships with others

  • Possess excellent analytical, problem solving and reporting skills

  • Independent self-starter and proactive contributor. Seeks to continually improve business processes and add value.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments in order to meet deadlines. Organize deliverables in a clean and presentable format

  • Must be able to work 100% on-site in Plymouth MN

  • Be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

Preferred Requirements:

  • Prior team participation experience (professional/community/extracurricular)

  • Experience in developing and delivering presentations and leading small groups

  • Aerospace and/or DoD intern/working experience

  • Experience executing programs with contractual EVMS requirements

  • Prior Experience with Deltek financial applications (CostPoint, Cobra, OpenPlan, PM Compass)

Travel:

Travel may be required 10% of the time.

Salary Range: $84,600 - $127,000

Salary Range 2: $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.