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Manager Pricing Cost Estimating 2, Estimating Analytics

Requisition ID: R10090976

  • CategoryCategory: Business Management
  • LocationLocation: Redondo Beach, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (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.

This individual will reside in an Aerospace Systems west coast location and report to the Aerospace Sector Manager of Independent Cost Evaluation & Estimating Analytics. 

The selected candidate is responsible for creating and maintain a certifiable historical / analytical data base for all AS program proposals; leading/coordinating in the development/review of cost estimating products & capabilities (ROMs, parametrics, models).   

The successful candidate will provide leadership & support for estimating, cost analysis & database development.  Stakeholder/Functional Coordination, Cost Data Base Operation,   Design & Plan Development,  Tool Selection, Data Collection & Analysis.  User Communications/Training, and maintain an integrated, real-time accessible NGAS cost history database to enhance cost estimating/analysis/modeling and cost proposal development for the sector.

Effectively integrate the AS Cost History Database into the sector’s proposal development and estimating processes. Establish a cost analytics/estimating team focused on implementation of the NGAS CHDB and leverage this expertise in development of cost estimates (ROM), analytics (should cost/comparative analysis) and modeling (LCCE) for NGAS acquisitions and other business needs. 

Effectively integrate the cost analytics/estimating team capabilities and products into the sector proposals and acquisitions

Travel as required

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Database design & plan development
  • Cost analysis
  • Process and procedures
  • Stakeholder/Functional Coordination and integration
  • Tool Selection, Data Collection & Analysis. 
  • User Communications/Training, and maintain an integrated, real-time accessible NGAS cost history database (CHDB)


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in appropriate discipline with minimum 7 years of relevant professional or military experience or 5 years with a Masters. Appropriate equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered.
  • Demonstrated expertise in data management and requirement breakdowns  
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to use them in informing, presenting, negotiating and problem solving with a wide range of people.
  • Demonstrated ability to support complex operations while collaborating with multiple stakeholders.
  • Dynamic, self-starter with strong attention to detail and the ability to function independently.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills; ability to make recommendations
  • Possess a Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret/ SCI security clearance.
  • Ability to use SAP and future data collection systems 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in appropriate discipline from an accredited educational institution.
  • Background/education in Mathematics or probability analysis related disciplines
  • Systems understanding / experience- ability to break down requirements
  • 10 years relevant experience including exposures in the cost/business management/ops research world, with a strong knowledge in proposal estimating.
  • Experience in the aerospace industry products and services.
  • Active/ transferable Top Secret/ SCI security clearance.

We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly inclusive environment! 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.

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! Does this sound like what you're looking for?

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- 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, and a great 401K matching program.

Salary Range: $134,600 USD - $201,800 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

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.