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Strategic Planner, Corporate Strategy Analyst

Requisition ID: R10081322

  • Category IconCategory: Business Development
  • Location IconLocation: Falls Church, VA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions 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 Corporate Office is seeking a Corporate Strategy Analyst within the Strategy & Development Organization, reporting to the Sr. Manager of Strategic Ventures and Partnerships; this position will be located in Falls Church, VA. The selected candidate will support the development of portfolio shaping strategies that optimize the company’s positioning for long-term value creation, in addition to the Corporation’s technology scouting and ventures initiatives, with responsibility for managing enterprise-wide tech scouting & startup engagement programming, as well as strategic and financial analyses of potential investment candidates. The Corporate Strategy Analyst will also support the development, execution, and integration of potential transactions.

Additional responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Manage enterprise startup pitch days and tech scouting engagements with business units.
  • Coordinate relationships with internal innovation stakeholders and external innovation ecosystem.
  • Research and assess candidates for potential investment and strategic partnership by collaborating across the enterprise to identify inorganic growth opportunities and gaps.
  • Support end-to-end ventures transaction execution activities.
  • Support development of executive-level presentations.
  • Ad hoc analysis and special projects: Respond to or support executive sponsored special projects with dynamic requirements; succinctly and accurately present findings to leadership.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree with 5 years of experience, or Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of experience, or Master's degree with 1 year of experience; a High School diploma or equivalent with 7 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree.
  • The ability to collect, analyze, and synthesize business and financial insights from multiple sources.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience in technology scouting, venture capital, financial analysis, and/or strategy development.
  • The selected candidate will be required to obtain a DoD Secret level security clearance within a reasonable period of time as determined by the company and also by customer and/or program requirements; maintaining the required security clearance will be a condition of continued employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or other relevant graduate degree, or a technical degree coupled with relevant business education or relevant work experience.
  • Specific experience in the aerospace and/or defense industry.
  • Previous Corporate Development, Venture Capital, or Startup Accelerator experience.
  • Strong analytical, statistical, and critical thinking skills paired with the ability to visualize in a meaningful manner.
  • Dynamic self-starter with strong attention to detail, strong work ethic, ability to handle multiple priorities, and the ability to function with minimal guidance.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with senior levels of management.

Salary Range: $77,100 USD - $115,700 USD

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

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.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.