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Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst

Requisition ID: R10097319

  • CategoryCategory: Business Management
  • LocationLocation: Sierra Vista, AZ, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Program Control Analyst 3 (PCA) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This individual will serve as a PCA supporting the international contracts. This position will be located in Sierra Vista, Arizona, will consider remote candidates, and will report to the ASOU Business Manager.

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Performs analyses and prepares reports to ensure program contracts are within negotiated, agreed-upon parameters, government cost control guidelines, and accounting guidelines
  • Performs analyses and prepares program financial reports for internal and external customers relative to program cost incurrence, material tracking, and labor spending
  • Identifies and mitigates program cost and schedule risk 
  • Coordinates and prepares program financial forecasting and reporting, the Annual Operating Plan (AOP), and the Labor Resource Plan
  • Facilitates, monitors, and forecasts program financing mechanisms including Accounts Receivable, Advanced Payments, and Performance Based Payments
  • Supports program audits, reviews, and fact-finding as requested by program customers, audit agencies, and company management
  • Supports program cost estimate development, customer proposals, and negotiation
  • Performs Earned Value Management (EVM) tasks including developing the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and performance measurement baseline (PMB), monitoring and analyzing the Estimate to Complete (ETC), Estimate at Complete (EAC), significant variances, risk management reserve (MR), and financial reserve (FR), and preparing of internal and external status reports
  • Work cooperatively with the business, functional, and technical staff to address internal and external customer requests
  • International business and/or contracts experience desired.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Will consider 10 years of experience in lieu of degree. Bachelor’s degree with 6 years of related experience - OR - a Master's degree with 4 years of related experience. Additional years of experience accepted in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience with employee management
  • Proficient in SAP and COBRA
  • Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) experience.
  • Strong PC skills and proficient knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Excel.
  • Understanding of the proposal process
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment with technical subject matter experts and business operations personnel
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret level security clearance.  US Citizenship is a prerequisite
  • Ability to travel periodically

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD security clearance.
  • Experience leading and training program control
  • Experience in exchange rates, labor laws, long term assignments along with knowledge of CAS and FAR

Salary Range: $74,600 USD - $111,800 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.