Sr. Principal Proposal Analyst-19019199

Location: Herndon
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: No
Clearance Type: None
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies  If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you.  As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide.  We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be.  As we continue to build our workforce, we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.


The Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking a Sr. Principal Proposal Analyst to contribute to proposals, lead volume teams, and develop content for management, resume, and past performance sections.  This position can be located in either Herndon or McLean, Virginia with periodic work assignments in other Northrop Grumman locations.




  • Works with the overall capture and proposal team to determine messaging, develop compelling content, and deliver compliant artifacts on schedule and budget.

  • Works with the Proposal Manager to develop and execute schedules, generates proposal outlines, and provides compliance checks of proposal artifacts

  • Performs volume lead activities coordinating the efforts of multiple writers and subject matter experts to deliver plans or proposal artifacts

  • Executes writing assignments contributing to management volumes, technical volumes, corporate experience, staffing plans, executive summaries, and oral presentations


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have one of the following:

    • High school diploma / GED with a minimum of 14 years of applicable writing or proposal operations experience

    • Bachelors degree with a minimum of 10 years of applicable writing or proposal operations experience

    • Masters degree with a minimum of 8 years of applicable writing or proposal operations experience

  • Must be willing to travel as much as 10% of the time (locally and out of state)

  • Must have or be able to obtain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

  • Must be able to work on-site in either Herndon or McLean, Virginia


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience with Agile techniques and tools

  • An Active Secret DoD security clearance (or higher)

  • Excellent skills in critical thinking, writing, visual element planning

  • Superior communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse project teams

  • Advanced proficiency using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Experience leading proposal volumes


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.

Job ID: 19019199

  Reasons to apply:

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
None Required