Principal Program Cost Control Analyst

Requisition ID: R10019566

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Sunnyvale - CA, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No

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 Mission Systems sector is seeking a Principal Program Cost Control Analyst to support the Business Management organization. This position is located in Sunnyvale, CA.

This Program Control Analyst position will, under general direction, interface with the other PCAs, program managers, functional management, and cost account managers (CAMs) to provide financial and administrative support and analysis to meet program requirements. 

Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the development of budget baselines and maintain cost/schedule integration; support preparation of budgets, schedules, and ETC/EAC;
  • Performing and/or assisting in financial performance analyses and visibility reporting;
  • Assisting in the preparation and submittal of monthly CDRLs such as IPMR; support variance analysis reports;
  • Applying Earned Value and performance measurement baseline concepts to multiple contracts, CLINs, and control accounts.
  • Earned Value Management (EVM) tasks include: establishment of Work Breakdown Structure for execution of budgeted cost of work scheduled, assessment and maintenance of objective performance criteria, maintenance and justifications of estimates to complete, and support to internal and external reporting requirements for variance analysis. 
  • Budget baseline, funding analysis, cost risk analysis/assessment and visibility reports, preparation of government cost performance reports (IPMRs) and preparation and/or review of performance measurement variance analysis as well as development and analysis of estimates to complete.
  • Facilitating and supporting program monthly rhythm process, incorporate baseline changes into EVM system while utilizing COBRA and PM COMPASS, SAP, MS Excel/Project/Powerpoint.

Relocation assistance may be available for this requisition.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field with 6 years of related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree as described above with 4 years of related professional experience.
  • Ability to use financial systems, with hands on cost performance reporting/analysis skills.
  • Willingness and ability to travel 10% of the time.
  • US Citizenship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with COBRA and PM COMPASS, SAP
  • Experience with Earned Value and performance measurement baseline concepts and ability to apply them to multiple contracts, CLINs and control accounts.

    Salary Range: 83600 - 125400

    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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

    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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    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.

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