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Sentinel (GBSD) Business Planning Analyst/Principal Business Planning Analyst – 8028

Requisition ID: R10059521

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Roy, Utah, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Space System's Program Integration organization is seeking a Business Planning Analyst/Principal Business Analyst to join our team.  This position will be located in Roy, UT or Colorado Springs, CO and will support the Sentinel Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You'll Get To Do:

The position will work with IPT leads, Cost Account Managers, and several functional areas to ensure adequate staffing across the program, which includes determination of skills required and determining program financial constraints for each position.  The successful candidate duties include, but are not limited to, assessing and monitoring staffing needs across the program, working with stakeholders to develop and open requisitions, monitor progress through onboarding, ensure alignment with both mission and financial needs, ensure compliance with program staffing rules, long range staffing demand, training requirements and monitoring, and associated metrics.  This position works across functions to ensure all requirements are met for successful onboarding of candidates, which includes coordination with all stakeholders to ensure budgets, funding, and WBS information is disseminated on or before the start date of each candidate.  The successful candidate will assist in operational aspects of ongoing projects. Candidate may also review status of projects and budget, manage schedules and prepare status reports, assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. The selected candidate will also develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with IPT directors, project managers, line managers, and clients.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate internal and external meetings to support the program and represent Resource Access Management.

  • Develop and deliver high level briefings to Program Leadership and/or customer.

  • Provide solutions to complex problems that are consistent with the organization’s objectives.

  • Identify opportunities for change and champion needed changes in the organization.

  • Process requests  for access to P011 and SharePoint access, to include data entry and problem solving as required.

  • Coordinate Employee Engagement Events and Activities across Sentinel.

Successful candidates will have the following key attributes:

  • Possess strong strategic thinking skills.

  • Be able to work independently.

  • Be able to coordinate across multiple functions.

  • Understand budget and funding management.

  • Possess strong analytical and communication skills. 

  • Demonstrated capability to work in a team environment.

  • Enjoys the challenges of working on a dynamic project.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts 

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Business Planning Analyst level: 3 years with Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Accounting, or related discipline or 7 years of experience in lieu of degree; 1 Year with Masters.

  • Principal Business Planning Analyst level: 6 years with Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Accounting, or related discipline or 10 years of experience in lieu of degree; 4 Year with Masters.  

  • Proficient with MS Office Products (Word and  PowerPoint).

  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel required.

  • Demonstrated Project Management skills.  

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Secret Security Clearance 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Clearance.

  • Previous experience leading a team in successful completion of projects.

  • Intermediate to expert in Microsoft Office Suite - Project, PowerPoint, Excel and Word.

  • Program management, operations or cost estimating experience. 

  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.

  • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills.

  • Administrative, Business Management, HR, Recruiting, or Accounting knowledge and experience.

  • Familiarity with database entry and setup, file and document administration.

  • Experience with Employee Engagement and planning events.


Salary Range: $64,600 USD - $97,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $79,700 USD - $119,500 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

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 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.