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Sr Principal Pricing Analyst (L4) – Huntsville, AL/Colorado Springs, CO

Requisition ID: R10099169

  • CategoryCategory: Business Management
  • Location Location: Huntsville, AL, USA   |  Colorado Springs, CO, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Interim Top Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 Systems is seeking a Sr Principal Pricing Analyst for the Strategic Deterrent Systems (SDS) Division Pricing & Estimating team. This position will be located in either Huntsville, AL or Colorado Springs, CO and will provide support for all business areas within the SDS portfolio. Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force’s sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities and associated infrastructure.

What You’ll Get To Do:

The selected candidate will be responsible for proposal pricing activities, working closely with Engineering, Contracts, Business Management, and other functional teams across multiple programs and new pursuits. You will be a highly motivated individual with a strong work ethic with knowledge of financial and accounting concepts, business case analysis, and proposal cycles and schedules. Successful candidates must have excellent communication, time management, and analytical skills and the capability to lead pricing activities on various sizes of proposals. Candidate must be able to effectively collaborate across organizational stakeholder representatives to lead the preparation of various types of proposals for development, production and competitive contracts including modifications to existing contracts. In addition, candidate will support gate reviews, government audits, customer fact-finding and negotiations with the customer.

Essential functions include:

  • Lead/supports proposal activities of diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement and collaboration with other team members.

  • Reviews and analyzes DRFP/ RFP/Change Orders to determine/develop the costing requirements and goals.

  • Organizes and estimates initial ROM, BPEs, or cost targets for medium/large efforts.

  • Foresees and identifies potential problems (understands impacts to other areas)

  • Reviews Task Description/Basis of Estimate for compliance and adherence to the program or capture plan (analogous, parametric, CERs and engineering estimates)

  • Generates and maintains proposal data files in Propricer and Proposal Integration Folders

  • Develops compliant estimates and cost volumes according to company and Government policies and procedures.

  • Familiar with automated systems and other tools

  • Populates existing models with updated information and/or creates report ready spreadsheet tables/graphs.

  • Participates in should-cost and pricing reviews with management.

  • Supports Color team reviews and performs estimate crosschecks and the collection and preparation of cost issues, opportunities and risks for briefings.

  • Supports customer fact finding, updates, and corrective actions.

  • Participates as a member of the contract negotiations team.

  • Performs Certifications Sweeps and process for certifying proposals.

  • Supports Customer/Government Audit on a periodic basis.

  • Offers assistance to co-workers and recognizes when work can be shared to better meet deadlines/goals.

This position’s 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. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university with 10 years of experience in any combination of the following: Business Administration, Project Management, Material Estimating, Pricing & Estimating, Price/Cost Analysis, Finance, Accounting, Contract/Proposal, Cost Control-OR- Master’s Degree from an accredited university with 8 year of experience in any combination of the following: Business Administration, Project Management, Material Estimating, Pricing & Estimating, Price/Cost Analysis, Finance, Accounting, Contract/Proposal, Cost Control.  4 additional years of supply chain experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite; Excel, PowerPoint and Word

  • Persistence and tenacity to meet deadlines in a challenging, multi-tasking environment.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance.  US citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred qualifications

  • Degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or Business Administration

  • Experience with ProPricer software

  • Ability to use/modify automation tools for the overall Pricing and Estimating team to minimize required administrative tasking and focus on estimating and analysis.

  • Experience with Government contracting and knowledge of FAR/DFARS and other Government regulations.

  • Active DoD Secret or Top-Secret clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

This position reports to Huntsville, AL, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Colorado Springs, CO, CO, USA.

Salary Range: $97,300 USD - $145,900 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

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.