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Program/Principal Cost and Schedule Control Analyst

Requisition ID: R10067580

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 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.

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 is seeking a Program/Principal Cost/Schedule Analyst within the Lifecycle Sustainment & Modernization Solutions (LSMS) Operating Unit. This position is located in Oklahoma City, OK.

Your Responsibilities will include:

  • Estimate at Completion (EAC) preparation and analysis.

  • Treasury/cash flow forecasting.

  • Indirect rate formulation/analysis.

  • Prepare intercompany work order (IWO) request form, establish and revise IWO as needed.

  • Project cost structure set-up and management; adherence to company policies, procedures and internal controls; and special projects as assigned.

  • Most assignments are complex and performed independently with only oversight from Business Manager.

  • Set up cost control system, monitor and control costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system.

  • Perform analyses and prepare reports to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines.

  • Prepare budgets and schedule for contract work and perform and/or assist in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis.

  • Prepare program plans to ensure program requirements and statement of work are captured and scheduled.

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

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

  • Incorporate contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines.

  • Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings.

Basic Qualifications:

This position may be hired as a Program Cost/Schedule Analyst or Principal Program Cost/Schedule Analyst.

Program Cost/Schedule Analyst:  

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED with a minimum of 7 years professional experience in financial analysis, or program control

  • Will also consider:  

    • Bachelor's degree and 3 years of experience in financial analysis

  • Master’s degree and 1 of experience in financial analysis

Principal Program Cost/Schedule Analyst:

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years professional experience in financial analysis, or program control

  • Will also consider:  

    • Bachelor's degree and 6 years of experience in financial analysis

  • Master’s degree and 4 of experience in financial analysis

  • MS-Office (Advanced Excel Knowledge).

  • SAP and/or Business Warehouse experience

  • Strong communications skills, self-starter.

  • Ability to obtain a Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance and/or Accounting discipline.

  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to multitask are significant advantages.

  • Earned Value Management (EVM) experience

  • Proposal experience in preparation and submittal for multi-million-dollar programs.


Salary Range: $55,800 USD - $83,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $68,600 USD - $103,000 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.