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Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst

Requisition ID: R10076200

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems (NGDS) is currently seeking a Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst to assist with all business activities associated with several rapidly growing programs. This position reports to the Lifecycle Sustainment & Modernization Solutions Operating Unit (OU) Business Manager and partners with the applicable Program Management Team to establish strategy, prioritize requirements, and achieve financial goals while ensuring the integrity of business processes. This position is located in Oklahoma City, OK.

Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Prepares in-depth budgets and schedules for medium sized programs and performs analyses to ensure that contracts are within negotiated parameters and government cost control guidelines

  • Performs financial analyses and prepares variance explanations, estimates to complete (EACs), and monthly corporate and customer reports related to cost/schedule performance, staffing, and sales outlook

  • Prepares program baselines, maintains artifacts, analyzes monthly performance, and prepares monthly financial reports and customer deliverables

  • Performs schedule risk assessments to identify and mitigate program cost and scheduling risks

  • Ensures adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation of expenditure projections, and submitting timely requests for additional funding to the government

  • Prepares and evaluates ROMs and proposals

  • Interfaces with customer; works under limited supervision

Basic Qualifications:

  • Will consider high school diploma or equivalent (GED) with at least 10 years of relevant experience

  • Will consider 6 years of relevant experience with Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related discipline or a Master's degree with 4 years relevant experience.

  • Technical skills in budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis.

  • Proficient with MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).

  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work in a team environment.

  • Position is contingent upon being able to obtain Special Program Clearance within 90 days of hire

  • U.S. Citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Progress Payment Billing experience

  • Complete understanding of contract types and terminology

  • Earned Value Management experience.

  • Experience with MPM, Cobra, Winsight, SAP

  • Experience with MS Project and/or Scheduling

  • Able to obtain a Secret Clearance

  • Understanding of DoD contracts, government Cost Accounting Standards, Commercial contracts, and the FAR.


Salary Range: $70,600 USD - $106,000 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. 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.