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DARC Construction Cost Account Manager

Requisition ID: R10103872

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Colorado Springs, CO, 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.

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 work connects and protects millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Cost Account Manager (CAM) to manage the various Cost Accounts for the Architecture Engineering and Construction (AE&C) IPT within the Deep Space Advanced Radar Capability (DARC) program.  Join an exciting and diverse organization as we embark to solve complex and novel engineering challenges. As the AE&C CAM you will support the AE&C IPT within the DARC program as a dedicated CAM.  The successful candidate should be detailed oriented, be able to work collaboratively with multi-disciplined teams, and have a proven track record of managing a variety of cost accounts.

The AE&C IPT is responsible for the site engineering and construction activities for the DARC program. The scope of the AE&C IPT requires the management of various cost accounts and contract types including labor, material, and major subcontracts. The selected candidate will be required to work collaboratively with the IPT leads, program leadership, and our partners to successfully manage the AE&C cost accounts. This position will be based in Colorado Springs, CO.

As the AE&C CAM you will be able to:  

  • Establish budgetary baselines for the Architecture Engineering and Construction IPT with the DARC program.

  • Manage, track and report earned value metrics to senior program leadership and business management.

  • Support program integrated baseline reviews.

  • Work closely with the AE&C IPT lead to forecast labor.

  • Work closely with the AE&C IPT Lead to accurately manage integrated master schedules.

  • Manage and report on AE&C program schedules to senior leadership.

  • Support with project issues/risks identification and resolution plan development

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Clearance

  • 6 Years with Bachelors; 4 Years with Masters. An additional 4 years of relevant experience lieu of a degree.

  • Experience with cost plus and firm fixed price contract vehicles

  • Material account earned value management experience

  • Labor account earned value management experience

  • Subcontract labor account earned value management experience

  • Ability to develop and manage schedule tasks

  • Experience with integration of major subcontract schedules within prime integrated master schedule

  • Ability to use Microsoft Project

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree

  • Active Top Secret clearance

  • Risk management experience

  • Earned Value Management Certification

  • Project Management Professional certification

  • Site Construction Project experience

  • Experience with the management of Subcontract values greater than 30 million dollars

  • Experience with managing labor and material cost accounts greater than 10 million dollars

Salary Range: $78,500 USD - $117,700 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.