Sr Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control AnalystSan Diego, CA

Requisition ID: R10162279

  • Category: Business Management

  • Location: San Diego, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking a qualified Senior Principal Program Cost Schedule & Control Analyst (Level 4) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located on site in San Diego, CA and will support a hybrid teleworking schedule. This will be a partial remote position with some days a week in the office in San Diego and some days a week remote.

Essential Functions:

This Program Control Analyst position will, under general direction, interface with the program managers, functional management, and cost account managers (CAMs) to provide financial and administrative support and analysis to meet program requirements. Candidate will have experience with Earned Value and performance measurement baseline concepts and be able to apply them to multiple contracts for control accounts within an engineering Integrated Product Team (IPT). Tasks could include:

  • Establishment of Work Breakdown Structure for execution of budgeted cost of work scheduled

  • Assessment and maintenance of objective performance criteria

  • Maintenance and justifications of estimates to complete

  • Support to internal and external reporting requirements for variance analysis

  • Budget baseline

  • Funding analysis

  • Cost risk analysis/assessment and visibility reports

  • Preparation of government cost performance reports and preparation

  • Review of performance measurement variance analysis

  • Development and analysis of estimates to complete

This Program Cost Control Analyst position will also participate in the standard EVMS rhythm.

  • The analyst will be responsible for preparing month-end reports

  • Developing and reviewing EAC's; incorporation of changes into the EVMS system in order to maintain Major Subcontract/GP cost and schedule baselines

  • Assist CAMs for EVMS activities including: WBS alignment, time phasing of the tasks, developing and documenting earned value methodologies, monthly performance measurement, estimate to complete analysis and updates, and variance analysis research and reporting

  • Support monthly cost and schedule reviews, identify pressures and opportunities, and develop recovery plans as required

This is a fast paced high energy environment that requires a self-motivated employee to join the team. The ideal candidate will possess the following traits and abilities:

  • ability to use financial systems, with understanding of DoD financial rhythms

  • develop and implement solutions of moderate scope and complexity

  • analyze variances/trends and develop new methods and process techniques

  • work under very general supervision while completing numerous assignments per schedule and elevating potential issues to ensure proper management focus

  • exert influence on peers and internal customers

  • good interpersonal skills while representing the finance team on various projects

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master's degree with 7 years experience or a Bachelor's degree with 9 years of experience in the following areas: business, finance, accounting, program control and/or similar industry related fields

  • Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or Business related discipline

  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite including Excel and PowerPoint

  • Understanding of Business systems (SAP, Cobra) and experience using Cobra in a Government Earned Value Management rhythm

  • Understanding of Earned Value Management Systems, Financial forecasting experience with EVMS or government cost reporting (applicable EVM experience needs to be mentioned on your resume)

  • Experience successfully supporting a monthly financial forecasting rhythm

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree

  • Active DOD Secret Clearance

  • Experience with the AOP (annual operating plan) and LRSP (long range strategic plan) processes

  • Understanding of US Government procurement and contracting, Cost Accounting Standards, and FAR

  • Candidate has the ability to identify issues and problems across multiple contracts and make recommendations to management for resolution of mitigation.

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: $109,900 - $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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.