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Pricing / Principal Pricing Analyst

Requisition ID: R10062845

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Linthicum, Maryland, 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: No
  • 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 Mission Systems Sector - Business Management Group- Contracts: Pricing and Estimating Team seeks a Material Estimator 2 or 3 to join its team in Linthicum, MD.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare material estimates for proposal submittals by

    • Understanding customer requirements through RFPs and other requests

    • Collaborating and coordinating with proposal technical teams in developing the material estimating strategy by interfacing with Business Management, Procurement, Supply Chain, Program Management, Program Office, and Pricing Organizations

    • Selecting appropriate pricing methods (PO History, vendor quote, etc) for each item included in the proposal

    • Ensuring compliance with Customer and  FAR Regulatory Requirements

    • Ensure schedule adherence

  • Support proposal reviews with detailed Bills of Materials and Cost Estimating Relationship (CERs) Estimates including accompanying supporting data

  • Compile costs, schedules, technical elements and hardware/sub-contractor costs in accordance with request for proposal (RFP) specifications

  • Coordinate the collection and accumulation of cost, scheduling, and performance elements from internal customers

  • Research and analyze historical data

  • Interact with other functional areas to troubleshoot issues in support of proposal requirements and deadlines

  • Develop cost models to support proposal efforts and overall pricing strategy

Basic Qualifications:

  • (Level A03)Bachelors degree and a minimum 6 years of related experience or a Masters degree and a minimum of 4 years of related experience

  • (Level A02)Bachelors degree and a minimum 3 years of related experience or a Masters degree and a minimum of 1 year of related experience

  • Proposal experience

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Clear written and oral communication


Salary Range: $80,100 USD - $120,100 USD
Salary Range 2: $65,000 USD - $97,600 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.