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Program Scheduling Cost Analyst – Principal or Senior Principal Level

Requisition ID: R10108870

  • CategoryCategory: Business Management
  • LocationLocation: Corinne, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

We are seeking Program Scheduling Cost Analyst (Principal or Senior Principal level) to join our team in Promontory (Brigham City), Utah and support our Space Launch Systems (SLS) program and Project Planning and Control.  This role will be 50% onsite and 50% remote work.

This role is responsible to provide integrated master schedule management and Earned Value Management support to the SLS program.  

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

  • Understanding of Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) scheduling discipline and experience with developing schedules that integrate with EVMS financial systems
  • Create and implement coding structures and use custom fields to generate schedule exception reports
  • Experience with schedule health metrics, including the DCMA 14-point assessment criteria
  • Experience exporting schedule data to Excel and working with responsible control account managers to gather and report schedule status and productivity metrics per weekly and monthly reporting cycles, and in accordance with government IPMR requirement
  • Experience with critical and driving path identification and analysis
  • Experience resource-loading schedules, including both labor and material
  • Familiarity with integrating external customer or subcontractor program activity into the Program master schedule
  • Ability to prepare and/or assist with preparation of internal and external customer reports

Basic Qualifications for Principal Level 3:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 6+ years of related experience - OR - Master's Degree and 4+ years of experience
  • Will consider 4 additional years of experience in lieu of degree
  • Experience with MS Office, including Excel.
  • US Citizen

Basic Qualifications for Senior Principal Level 4:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 10+ years of related experience - OR - Master's Degree and 8+ years of experience
  • Will consider 4 additional years of experience in lieu of degree
  • Experience with MS Office, including Excel and MS Project
  • US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Scheduling experience in the aerospace, construction or gas & oil industry
  • Master planning experience
  • Demand planning experience
  • Understanding of Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) scheduling discipline and experience with developing schedules that integrate with EVMS financial systems
  • Schedule baseline control experience that includes initiating program change requests to document and execute schedule changes
  • Experience with Acumen Fuse schedule analysis software (DCMA 14-Point), Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Milestones Professional presentation software
  • Experience with cost management, finance management, or pricing and estimating
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Excel including the following:  pivot tables, vlookup, sumif, and conditional formatting


Salary Range: $74,600 USD - $111,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $92,400 USD - $138,600 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 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.