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EVMS Sr. Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst

Requisition ID: R10104054

  • CategoryCategory: Business Management
  • LocationLocation: Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Interim 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
  • 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 (NGDS) is currently seeking a EVMS Sr. Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst to assist with all business activities associated with several rapidly growing programs. This position reports to the Lifecycle Sustainment & Modernization Solutions Operating Unit (OU) Business Manager and partners with the applicable Program Management Team to establish strategy, prioritize requirements, and achieve financial goals while ensuring the integrity of business processes. This position is located in Oklahoma City, OK.

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

  • Work with Program Management, IPTs/CAMs, and functional business analysts to perform detailed cost/schedule planning, earned value variance analysis, identification of cost/schedule problems, and developing corrective action plans

  • Interface with program finance and program office for monthly financial forecasts, issues, concerns, and status

  • Strictly adhere to American National Standards Institute/Electronic Industries Alliance Standard 748 (ANSI/EIA-748), Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) and associated internal company procedures

  • Develop and maintain program artifacts and documentation

  • Integrate data from Microsoft Project/Excel to Cobra and ensure accuracy

  • Use Cobra to create, analyze, and submit monthly Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR) to customer in accordance with Earned Value Management standards, as well as, preparing monthly EV metrics for internal/external meetings

  • Track spending to ensure adequate funding is maintained, financial metric development, & analysis and reporting in support of monthly program reviews

  • Facilitate and conduct EVM compliance reviews with DCMA and other government oversight agencies (Internal Baseline Reviews/Joint Surveillance Reviews), as well as other related audits

  • Work with program team and support required program meetingas

  • Sets up COBRA Baseline, monitors and controls costs and schedules on Contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system

  • Maintain Earned Value Management System (EVMS) compliance including cost/schedule integration

  • Prepare and maintain spend plans; develop and review Estimates at Complete (EACs); incorporate changes into the EVMS system in order to maintain cost and schedule baselines

  • Assist Control Account Managers (CAMs) with EVMS activities including Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) development and alignment; time-phasing of tasks; developing and documenting earned value methodologies; performance measurement; estimate to complete analysis and updates and variance analysis research and reporting

  • Create financial charts in support of program management and program reviews; identify cost impacts and develop recovery plans as required

  • Responsible for actuals reconciliation, budget change requests and ensuring proper accounting

  • Ensure major Projects and Programs Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) and plans are horizontally and vertically integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality.

  • Utilize Gantt, PERT, milestone charts, earned value management and other project management techniques to gauge progress and identify performance variances to facilitate focus and intervention on critical areas

  • Engage with the Program Team to perform thorough project analysis showing knowledge and understanding of the program and the principles of EVMS and suggests/creates/implements work around to enhance cost and schedule performance

  • Perform risk analyses and identify and resolve critical path and network logic conflicts

  • Support new business proposal providing recommendations on schedule methodologies and proposal strategies and develop an IMP and IMS

Basic Qualifications:

  • This position emphasizes skills and experience. Will consider a high school diploma or GED with a minimum of 14 years professional experience in finance, accounting, or program control

  • Bachelor's degree and 10 years of experience in finance, accounting, or program control

  • Master’s degree and 8 years of experience in finance, accounting, or program control

  • Prior Scheduling Experience for Earned Value Management programs

  • Proficient with Earned Value Management Guidelines and Execution

  • Strong financial forecast acumen (Income Statement and Balance Sheet)

  • Experience and working knowledge with COBRA maintenance/SAP/Precision/Access; Advanced Excel Skills

  • Experience in network set-up, IWO, material, and subcontract management

  • Aptitude to assess complex business equations and drive business solutions

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

  • Must be able to work on-site in Oklahoma City, OK

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous Aerospace/Defense Industry experience with strong understanding of USGA Cost Accounting Standards and Federal Acquisition Regulations- FAR

  • Level 1 EVMS Experience

  • Previous Management Experience

  • Strong Brief Development & Delivery Skills

Salary Range: $87,500 USD - $131,300 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.