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Program Cost/Control Analyst 3/4- Gilbert, AZ

Requisition ID: R10065792

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Gilbert, Arizona, United States of America
  • 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, 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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Program Cost Control Analyst 3/4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals to support our TSSD, NSS programs. This position will be located in Gilbert AZ.  May consider some hybrid telework options for this role.

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Participating in the management and control of costs, schedules, and scope through the management control system (i.e., Earned Value Management or EVMS).
  • Working with Control Account Managers (CAMs) and using our EVM applications, Cobra (Cost Engine), IBM Cognos TM1 Web (Forecasting) and other applications.
  • Participating in preparing, maintaining, and managing program budgets and project schedules consistent with Tactical Space (TSSD) policies and EVMS requirements and variance reports.
  • Participating in program control functions for scope, cost and schedule including the Baseline Change Request (BCR) process.
  • Preparing and/or assisting on internal and external customer reports.
  • Supporting, training, and assisting CAMs with various financial aspects of their role.
  • Assisting CAMs in maintaining effective corrective action logs, estimated completion dates, identifying cause/corrective actions and ensuring compliant VAR reports.
  • Assisting CAMs in providing monthly status and Estimate at Completes (EACs).
  • Monthly internal program financial reporting:  Income statement/Balance sheet activity.
  • Program Revenue, Cash and Backlog analysis
  • Support to program implementation and startup, preparation for Integrated Baseline Reviews, internal and joint surveillance with customers and other events.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Basic Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of combined experience in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Program Cost Analysis or Program Scheduling - OR - a Master's degree with 3+ years of related professional experience.  An additional four years of experience accepted in lieu of a degree.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 4:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 9+ years of related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 7+ years of related professional experience. An additional four years of experience accepted in lieu of a degree.

Additional Basic qualifications for both levels:

  • Experience with Deltek CostPoint and Deltek Cobra.
  • Strong PC skills and proficient knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Excel.
  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Strong analytical ability.
  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret and/or SCI level security clearance. US citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret and/or SCI level security clearance (with the investigation in the past 6 years).  US citizenship is a prerequisite.
  • 1+ year of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) experience.
  • Proficient in Deltek Cobra and IBM Cognos TM1 Web (Forecasting).
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience with Integrated Baseline Reviews.
  • Familiarization with IPMR requirements, and DCMA surveillance processes, including data-driven surveillance.
  • Knowledge of Government EVM reporting & compliance.
  • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Aerospace/Defense Industry experience.


Salary Range: $72,400 USD - $108,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $89,800 USD - $134,600 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.