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Senior Principal Proposal Analyst (TS/SCI Required to Start) Redondo Beach, Ca

Requisition ID: R10059115

  • Category IconCategory: Business Development
  • Location IconLocation: Manhattan Beach, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SCI
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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.

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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

SSSD has an opening for a Senior Principal Proposal Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in defining the future at the Redondo Beach, CA location. 

The Senior Principal Proposal Analyst will report to the Price Cost Estimating Manager.  The candidate for this role will be persistent, tenacious, analytical and able to meet deadlines in a challenging, multi-tasking environment. 

This position requires a Department of Defense (DoD) Top Secret (TS) clearance and/or Specialized Compartmented Information (SCI) Access.

Responsibilities include:

  • Partner with innovators to secure mission critical technology for military and defense
  • Lead and develop small to large new business cost proposals, including coordination, collection and analysis of cost, schedule, and technical elements from multi-functional departments
  • Publish cost proposals in accordance with request for proposal (RFP) specifications and other pricing/cost requirements
  • Design and develop Cost Engineering Models and Cost Estimating Relationships (CERs) for proposals, company investment, and design to cost tasks 
  • Create and present cost issues and risks to senior and executive leadership
  • Participate in customer fact-finding meetings.
  • Develop recommendations for should-cost and pricing reviews with management and customer representatives
  • Lead and support DCAA audit reviews for proposals
  • Promote affordability and quality initiatives
  • Represent the pricing organization in contract negotiations, drive improvements to the negotiation process, and advise leadership on our cost and risk position
  • Strategic focus oriented, including ability to evaluate, integrate, and communicate cost issues and risks to senior and executive management
  • Must have persistence and tenacity to meet deadlines in a challenging, multi-tasking environment
  • Excellent communications skills and leadership competencies

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 9 years of work experience in any of the following: Pricing or Cost Estimating, Proposal Development, Project Management, Accounting/Budgeting, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration, or Master’s Degree with 7 years of stated experience
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, specifically Excel, PP and Word
  • Must have current DoD TS and/or SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Experience working for a cleared client
  • Military Leadership
  • In-depth knowledge of FAR/DFARS/CAS and other government regulations
  • Experience in applying cost accounting, pricing, and estimating concepts and principles

Salary Range: $109,300 USD - $155,900 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.