Senior Principal Proposal Analyst 4 (SECRET CLEARANCE REQUIRED) - Palmdale, CA-19012794

Location: Palmdale
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact peoples lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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, theyre making history.

Develops, plans and schedules proposals. Compiles cost, schedule, and technical elements in the development of proposals in accordance with request for proposal (RFP) specifications. Coordinates the collection and accumulation of cost, scheduling, and performance elements from functional departments. Researches and analyzes historical data, develops cost models to support proposal efforts. Coordinates activities and participates in fact-finding meetings. Participates in should-cost and pricing reviews with management and customer representatives. Participates as a member of the contract negotiating team.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree with 10 years of proposal development experience or a Masters Degree with 8 years of proposal experience
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office specifically a high level of proficiency in Excel
  • Must have a current Secret Clearance updated within the last 6 years to start and the ability to obtain a Top Secret Clearance and special program access

    Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Very good analytical skills
  • Comfortable with public speaking
  • Time management skills : must be able to support multiple projects at the same time
  • Demonstrated success working individually or as part of a team requiring little supervision
  • FAR & DFAR experience
  • Knowledge of business systems (SAP, Business Warehouse)
  • Thorough understanding of General Accounting Principles

    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: 19012794

  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.
Secret Required