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Program Cost Schedule & Control Analyst 2/3

Requisition ID: R10100282

  • CategoryCategory: Business Management
  • LocationLocation: East Hartford, CT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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.

AOA Xinetics (AOX), a wholly owned Northrop Grumman Space Systems, Payload and Ground Systems Division Business Venture, is a leading supplier of complex electro-optic and photonic systems and subsystems that control and manipulate light waves for a variety of applications. We are seeking a Program Cost Schedule & Control Analyst (Level 2 or 3) to support our Special Programs Team in East Hartford, CT

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Reporting to the IDIQ Manager, the Program Cost Schedule & Control Analyst will provide program planning and control analysis. Our ideal candidate will possess exceptional program financial analysis, strong scheduling capabilities, and collaborative people skills with the proven ability to work within a technically dynamic, high-growth, fast-paced work environment.

This position may be filled as at level 2 or level 3 (Principal)

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Support Program Management by providing recurring and ad hoc project reporting and analyses

  • Generate customer cost reports as required by CDRLs/SDRLs including EVM reporting

  • Monitor projects to ensure that costs are within budget and negotiated contract and funded values and performance is within contractual scope

  • Assist in preparation of budgets and forecasts and perform analyses of actual costs and estimates to complete

  • Assist in the generation and maintenance of program schedules following Waterfall or Agile program methodologies

  • Prepare Government and Intercompany cost proposals that are consistent with Request for Proposal (RFP) requirements; assemble and coordinate all cost proposal input and support proposal managers in generating adequate costing for internal review and external submission; provide fact-finding, negotiation, and price certification support

  • Provide analysis of business area and program financials

  • Support, interact and communicate effectively with Senior Management, Business Area Management and functional organizations

 Basic Qualifications for level 2:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or business related field, or a Bachelor’s Degree with additional business studies or experience

  • Two years’ experience in program cost and schedule analysis

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

  • Proficient MS Excel skills and basic knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint and Project

  • Basic understanding of FAR, DFAR, TINA, CAS

  • Ability to multi-task and meet demanding deadlines with focus on attention to detail and accuracy

  • Impeccable ethics in business conduct; ability to lead by example and foster ethical behavior at all times

  • Able to assimilate information from multiple sources and create single point documentation

  • U.S. Citizenship is a bona fide requirement

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance

Basic Qualifications for a level 3 (Principal):

  • Same as above, but with 5+ years experience in program cost and schedule analysis

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA


Salary Range: $70,200 USD - $105,200 USD
Salary Range 2: $86,300 USD - $129,500 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.