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Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst / Sr Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst

Requisition ID: R10108055

  • CategoryCategory: Business Management
  • LocationLocation: Palmdale, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 2

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 Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is seeking either a Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst or a Senior Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. As part of a Sector level Home Room team, the selected candidate will have the ability to help shape our programs’ ability to meet challenging customer compliance requirements. Tasking will include guiding programs with interpretation and execution of Operations IPT Earned Value compliance, process and procedure guidance and training, and resolution of program execution issues across the NGAS suite of programs. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Earned Value Management and Operations IPT Cost and Schedule disciplines. This position will be located on-site in Palmdale, Ca.

Essential Functions:

  • Identify and implement EVM process & procedure updates and improvements.

  • Review, analysis and corrective action assessment on common cost / schedule management for Operations SOW and management

  • Extensive experience with Production Operations including Touch Labor, MES, Standards and Shop floor activities/tools.

  • Facilitate common approaches and tools across sector for Cost and Schedule management for Production IPT

  • Facilitate and lead process improvement projects, implement improvement initiative, and develop mechanisms to audit improved processes.

  • Assist in the identification and documentation of risks, issues, and opportunities relative to the Operations IPT

  • Assesses program issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.

  • Contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards. Considered expert in field within the organization. Demonstrates the skill and ability to perform complex tasks. Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings.

  • Develops solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation. Ensures solutions are consistent with organization objectives.

  • Serves as consultant to management for the organization on major matters pertaining Operations Cost Management 

We offer phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly collaborative workplace. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do. Does this sound like you? Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself! Every ERG is inclusive of all employees!

At Northrop Grumman, we are innovating-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule OR 4/10 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

Basic Qualifications

  • Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst: Master's degree with 4 years' experience or a Bachelor's degree with 6 years' experience in the following areas: Business Management, Cost Management, Production Operations, Finance planning and analysis, and/or industry related fields.

  • Sr Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst: Master's degree with 8 years' experience or a Bachelor's degree with 10 years' experience in the following areas: Business Management, Cost Management, Production Operations, Finance planning and analysis, and/or industry related fields.

  • MS Office experience including Excel, Word, PowerPoint

  • SAP or similar ERP systems

  • Experience with EVMS (Earned Value Management)

  • Ability to work on-site in Palmdale, CA (as required by the business)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced experience with EVMS (Earned Value Management)

  • Advanced Excel including Pivot tables, VLOOKUP, Conditional Formatting

  • 3 years' experience with SAP, Business Warehouse, wInsight, and/or COBRA

  • Active DOD Secret clearance

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.