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Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst or Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst – San Diego or Palmdale, CA (Clearance Required)

Requisition ID: R10065582

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: San Diego, California, 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: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 5

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 is seeking a Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst (Level 2) or Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst (Level 3) to join our Strike division of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA or Palmdale, CA and requires the ability to work on-site daily.

Essential Functions:

  • Sets up cost control system, monitors and controls costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system

  • Performs analyses and prepares reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines

  • Prepares budgets and schedules for contract work and performs and/or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis

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

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

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

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

We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly inclusive environment! 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.

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! Does this sound like what you're looking for?

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- 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, and a great 401K matching program.

This position may be filled as a Program Cost Schedule & Control Analyst (Level 2) or Principal Program Cost Schedule & Control Analyst (Level 3).

Basic Qualifications (Level 2):

  • Bachelor's degree with 3 years experience, or a Master's degree with 1 years of experience in finance, accounting, project management, and/or related business management experience

  • Experience with MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance, awarded/reviewed within the last 5 years, and the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (Special Program access will be required to start)

  • Ability to work on-site daily in Palmdale, CA or San Diego, CA.

Basic Qualifications (Level 3):

  • Bachelor's degree with 6 years experience, or a Master's degree with 4 year of finance, accounting, project management, and/or related business management experience

  • Experience with MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance, awarded/reviewed within the last 5 years, and the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (Special Program access will be required to start)

  • Ability to work on-site daily in Palmdale, CA or San Diego, CA.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance

  • Experience with EVMS (Earned Value Management)

  • Advanced Excel: Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP, Conditional Formatting

  • Experience with SAP, Business Warehouse, wInsight, and COBRA


Salary Range: $68,100 USD - $102,100 USD
Salary Range 2: $83,800 USD - $125,800 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.