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Senior Principal/Staff Cost Control Analyst – EVM Startup

Requisition ID: R10063620

  • 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 Full Time 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 is seeking Earned Value Management (EVM) Program Control Analyst (PCA) Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).   As a direct report to the Northrop Grumman Missions Systems EVM PCA SME homeroom, this person will help drive program execution/performance, increase our earned value management maturity, and support program managers, control account managers and business managers.  

This position may be located in Linthicum, MD or San Diego, CA. Remote opportunity may also be considered at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Virtual position may be filled in any US State and selection will be based on most qualified candidate

Responsibilities include supporting and leading robust program start-ups:

  • implementation of earned value management (i.e. EVM System Description, EVM Tools – COBRA, PM Compass),
  • program issue(s) resolution;
  • temporary PCA support to off-set attrition and support new awards:
  • selling the benefits of EVM to program managers and control account managers to improve program execution;  and
  • mentoring/training of junior PCAs to grow our next generation of EVM SMEs

This position may be filled at either a Senior Principal or Staff Level based on the qualifications below:

Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business Management or related field with 10 years related professional experience - OR - a Masters degree in business management or related field with 8 years related professional experience.

Basic Qualifications for a Staff:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business Management or related field with 15 years related professional experience - OR - a Masters degree in business management or related field with 13 years related professional experience.

Additional Basic Qualifications for both levels:

  • Advanced knowledge and experience on program(s) with a contractual Earned Value Management (EVM) requirement (i.e. FAR, DFARs or IC)
  • Advanced understanding and working knowledge of EIA-748 Guidelines, DOD EVMSIG, IPMR and CFSR
  • Advanced understanding and working knowledge of EVM Suite of Tools, (MPM, COBRA, wInsight, MS Project, OPP, etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience with DCMA EVMID and/or IC Joint Surveillance Reviews, IBRs, and Internal Surveillance.
  • Experience with analyzing corrective action requests (CARs) and developing/closing corrective action plans (CAPs)
  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically up to 25% of the time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completed NG EVM 8 Module training and scored 80%+ on Proficiency Assessment
  • Knowledge and experience with DCMA EVMID and/or IC Compliance Reviews
  • Knowledge and experience developing system description, guidance, processes, procedures, tools, templates and developing and delivering EVM training
  • Strong understanding and working knowledge of CCDR (FlexFiles) and EVAS
  • Knowledge and experience developing and maintaining program schedule
  • Strong understanding and working knowledge of NGMS Scheduling Suite of Tools (MS Project, OPRA, Milestone Professional, OnePager Pro, forProject 3.4, PORTAL, etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience with Agile principles, tools and implementation
  • Willingness and ability to travel – 50%
  • Current active US Secret Clearance or higher

Salary Range: $94,500 USD - $155,900 USD
Salary Range 2: $117,200 USD - $193,400 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.