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Principal Pricing Analyst –Level 3

Requisition ID: R10112280

  • CategoryCategory: Business Management
  • LocationLocation: Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

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 sector, Missile Defense Solutions Business Unit is currently seeking a Principal Pricing Analyst –Level 3 to join us at our site in Huntsville, AL. This position will have the ability to work a hybrid work schedule and is required to be onsite at least 2 days per week.

In this role, the selected candidate will play a key role in the organic and future growth of the business by managing proposal efforts from receipt of Request for Proposal (RFP) though contract award.  Our Principal Pricing Analyst is a key member of sole source, competitive sector and/or corporate priority win teams and will act as a key developer of winning bids. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Plan and manage proposal efforts.
  • Compiles cost, schedule, and technical elements in the development of proposals in accordance with request for proposal (RFP) specifications, company policies, and Government regulations.
  • Coordinates with contributors from cross-functional organizations to ensure quality proposals are submitted within customer deadlines. 
  • Works closely with Program Management and Supply Chain Management to ensure supplier quotes comply with requirements.
  • Researches and critically analyzes large volumes of data using spreadsheet and data mining skills to isolate and prioritize key data.
  • Work with the proposal team to develop creative solutions to complex contractual issues.
  • Summarizes and presents detailed proposal information in internal management reviews and customer fact-finding meetings.
  • Develops negotiation strategies and participates as a member of the contract negotiating team.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 6+ years of proposal, pricing or financial related experience - OR - Master's Degree with 4+ years of proposal, pricing or financial related experience
  • Will consider additional 4+ years of experience in lieu of degree
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, Vlookups, nested formulas, macros), PowerPoint, and Word

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Estimating Professional (CEP).
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Understanding of Earned Value Management and experience with Primavera
  • Experience with probability modeling (@Risk or Crystal Ball)
  • Knowledge of FAR/DFARS and other Government Regulations
  • Proficiency in ProPricer
  • Experience working with Proposals
  • Experience working with Basis of Estimate (BOE) and analyzing BOE quality
  • Experience with Excel Pivot Tables, VBA working with Macros
  • Experience with parametric modeling (such as SEER-SEM, PRICE True Planning, etc.)
  • Experience conducting cost analysis and risk modeling

Salary Range: $78,500 USD - $117,700 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.