Principal Pricing Analyst - OR -Sr Principal Pricing Analyst Sunnyvale, 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.

Job Description:

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field, or an industry thought leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

We are looking for you to join our team as a Principal /Senior Principal Pricing Analyst. This position may be staffed as level A03 or A04 and will work a hybrid role in our Sunnyvale, CA office. A hybrid work schedule is preferred but we will consider a full time telework schedule for the right candidate.

What You'll Get to Do:

In this role, the selected candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to:

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

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

  • Ensures Northrop Grumman Estimating System compliance and provides interpretation of RFP requirements.

  • Interacts with personnel and management at all levels, interfaces and coordinates with other business management personnel on a daily basis.

  • Provides 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 (FAR), Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA), 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.

  • Supports various departmental business management & operations functions.

  • Creates/administers pricing databases and coordinates implementation of pricing proposals across the organization.

  • Ensures FAR/DFAR compliance of proposals and supports proposals through the NAR/ICE and C101 corporate approval process.

  • Supports the front-end business acquisition process by developing proposals.

  • Be the point of contact of all government audit inquiries, and work with staff to ensure timely responses and documenting RFIs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • (A04)Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, Accounting, Finance or related and 10 years of experience in government contracts, subcontracts, estimating and pricing, finance, or business administration in a (defense/aerospace) manufacturing environment. or - 8 years with a Master's Degree. We will consider 14 years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree.

  • (A03)Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, Accounting, Finance or related and 6 years of experience in government contracts, subcontracts, estimating and pricing, finance, or business administration in a (defense/aerospace) manufacturing environment. or - 4 years with a Master's Degree. We will consider 10 years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Working Knowledge of FAR, DFAR, CAS, TINA and other Government procurement regulations as they pertain to bid/costing proposals.

  • Experience working with Basis of Estimate (BOE) and analyzing BOE quality.

  • Proficient in using Pro-Pricer.

  • Expeirence with supplier negotiations and associated procurement documentation.

  • Experience in bidding to different contract types (FFP, CPFF, CPIF, CPAF, T&M).

  • Ability to work both independently and in a dynamic team environment.

  • General knowledge and competence in the concepts, principles and standard practices in costing and pricing.

  • Experience and understanding of statistical analysis and limitations thereof (sample size implications, statistical power, forecast error, etc.)

  • Proficiency in MS Office including Excel, Word, PowerPoint

  • Knowledge of FAR, DFARs, CAS and TINA.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings.

  • Strong Analytical, problem solving, math skills.

  • Good collaboration skills with proven ability to perform multiple tasks efficiently and accurately to meet deadlines.

  • Comprehension of the FAR Part 15 and 31.

  • Ability to prioritize and stay organized within a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to work independently and in a cross functional team environment.

  • US Citizenship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DOD Secret Clearance

W hat We Can Offer You

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment which encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.

Your benefits will include the following: Health Plan, Savings Plan, Paid Time Off and Additional Benefits including Education Assistance, Training and Development, 9/80 Work Schedule (where available), and much more!

Salary Range: $86,300 - $129,500

Salary Range 2: $107,000 - $160,600

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.

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.