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Principal/Senior Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst ($10K Sign-on Bonus)

Requisition ID: R10082209

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Sunnyvale, 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

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, Marine/Land Systems & Sensors Division is seeking a Principal / Senior Principal Program Cost Control Analyst (PCA)  to support the Marine Systems Machinery Business Management organization.

This position will be located in Sunnyvale, CA with a hybrid work arrangement as business needs dictate. Relocation is available.

***$10K Sign on Bonus payable to new external hires only. Internals are not eligible***

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.

This position may filled at either a Principal or Senior Principal Level based on the qualifications below.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal level:

Bachelor's degree with 6 years of related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 4 years of related professional experience.

Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal level:

Bachelor's degree with 10 years of related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 8 years of related professional experience.

Additional Basic Qualifications for both levels:

  • Experience with performance measurement baseline concepts
  • Ability to use financial systems, with hands on financial reporting/analysis skills.
  • Willingness and ability to travel 10% of the time.
  • US Citizenship.

Preferred Qualifications for both levels:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field
  • Experience with Earned Value
  • Ability to apply performance measurement baseline concepts to multiple contracts, CLINs and control accounts.
  • Experience with COBRA, PM COMPASS, and SAP

Salary Range: $86,300 USD - $129,500 USD
Salary Range 2: $107,000 USD - $160,600 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.