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Principal Program Cost Control Analyst (Level 3) OR Sr Principal Program Cost Control Analyst (level 4)

Requisition ID: R10064616

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, California, 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is seeking a qualified Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst (Level 3) OR Sr Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst (Level 4) to join our F-35 Team responsible for cost management support to program allocations and technical control account managers. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA and offers the flexibility of a hybrid telecommute and in office work schedule.

The F-35 Program is a fast paced, dynamic, and complex environment that requires a candidate to possess self-initiative, strong analytical skills, and solid leadership characteristics. Candidate will have the following, but not limited to, responsibilities:

Essential Functions:

  • Supporting management of program area financials, including financial and cost forecasting, reporting and analysis, estimate at completion analysis

  • Interfacing with program finance and program office for monthly financial forecasts, issues, concerns, and status

  • Cross-functional coordination with multiple organizations

  • Possess the ability to prepare and provide weekly/monthly analytical reports and tools to support variance/trend analysis, and change control management

  • Planning: ability to plan and navigate in COBRA, Budget/Forecast analysis

  • SAP reporting

  • Fostering an environment of integrity, establishing relationships, and maintaining communication with stakeholders at multiple levels

  • Supporting all related program audits

We offer phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly collaborative workplace. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do. Does this sound like you?

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself! Every ERG is inclusive of all employees!

At Northrop Grumman, we are innovating-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule OR 4/10 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.

Basic Qualifications (Level 3):

  • Master’s degree with 4 years' experience or Bachelor’s Degree with 6 years' proven experience in business, finance, accounting, program control and/or similar industry related fields

  • Experience successfully supporting a monthly financial forecasting rhythm

  • Experience with MS Office Skills including Excel (with Macros, Pivot tables and VLOOKUP) and PowerPoint

Basic Qualifications (Level 4):

  • Master’s degree with 8 years' experience or Bachelor’s Degree with 10 years' proven experience in business, finance, accounting, program control and/or similar industry related fields

  • Experience successfully supporting a monthly financial forecasting rhythm

  • Experience with MS Office Skills including Excel (with Macros, Pivot tables and VLOOKUP) and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Deltek Cobra (or similar EVM tools such as MPM), IFAS (Integrated Financial Analytics System), and MS Project

  • Experience with SAP BW (OLAP) Queries

  • Experience with COBRA or MPM

  • Earned Value Management Program Experience with familiarity to EIA-748 ANSI EV Guideline Reviews, and SOX Controls

  • Ability to Create and Edit Excel Macros and Slicer tools

  • Candidate must gain and have an understanding of, and adherence to, company policies, procedures and internal controls


Salary Range: $83,800 USD - $125,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $103,900 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.