DoD SkillBridge Proposal Analyst/Principal Proposal Analyst (Level 2/3)San Diego, CA

Requisition ID: R10161072

  • Category: Business Development

  • Location: San Diego, California, United States of America | Palmdale, California, United States of America | Redondo Beach, California, United States of America | Melbourne, Florida, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • 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.

NG- Military Internship Program Description:

As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation’s military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman’s 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists.

The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29 .The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members .

Responsibilities for this internship position are:

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman – Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for SkillBridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.

Goals – Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.

Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission “Defining Possible” on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.

Outcome – Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.

DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

  • Has served at least 180 days on active duty

  • Is within 12 months of separation or retirement

  • Will receive an honorable discharge

  • Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS

  • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months

  • Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.


Northrop Grumman has an opening for either a level 2 or level 3 Proposal Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals! This position will be located on site in San Diego, CA, Redondo Beach, CA, Palmdale, CA, or Melbourne, Florida.

Analyst will be responsible for pricing activities for material estimating under multiple contract types, to include, but not limited to, Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Cost Type, and Indefinite Delivery and Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ). Analyst will support the entire proposal process from request for proposal (RFP) and authorization to proceed (ATP), coordinating Global Supply Chain (GSC) material and labor inputs and approvals through the program approval process, proposal submittal, supporting customer requests for information (RFIs) providing government audit support, fact-finding, negotiation, and the sweep process. This position will collaborate across multiple functions to prepare and submit first-time quality, compliant, and on-time proposals to support the customer commitments as well as NG’s financial goals.

Specific duties include:

  • Understand Statement of Work (SOW) for both NG and Suppliers and prepare material estimates.

  • Prices a consolidated bill of material (CBOM) provided from engineering/program utilizing supplier proposals/quotes, PO history, engineering estimates, etc. and providing compliant, quality basis of estimates and documentation to support.

  • Requests supplier proposals/quotes and/or lead times from Global Supply Chain utilizing price/delivery information requests (PDIRs) through Supply Chain Integrated Proposal System (SCIPS) Prepares labor estimates for all Global Supply Chain functions.

  • Prepares Global Supply Chain Cost Volume in support of customer proposals ensuring compliance and quality.

  • Prepares and supports presentation and approval of material estimates and Global Supply Chain labor estimates at the required approval value level. Prepare and track material variance allowance (MVA).

  • Prepare price analysis for all quotes/proposal on CBOM under $2M.

This requisition may be filled as either a Proposal Analyst or a Principal Proposal Analyst.

Basic Qualifications for a Proposal Analyst (Level 2):

  • Bachelor's Degree with 3 years experience OR a Master's Degree with 1 year of related experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance

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

  • Bachelor's Degree with 6 years of experience OR a Master's Degree with 4 year of related experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance

Preferred qualifications:

  • Prior experience in Material Estimating in a Proposal Environment Knowledge of SAP Intimate background with Global Supply Chain Subcontract/Procurement requirements

  • FAR proposal adequacy and execution Familiarity with the concept and application of Cost Improvement Curves

  • Working knowledge of government contract environment (FAR and DFARS)

  • Active DoD Secret or Top Secret Clearance with full investigation closed in the last six years and satisfy the requirement to obtain Special Program Access

We offer phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly collaborative workplace. 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. Does this sound like you?

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 innovating-- 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: $72,100 - $108,100

Salary Range 2: $88,700 - $133,100

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.