iReturn Business Mgmt Analysts Baltimore, MD

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.

At Northrop Grumman Mission Systems we understand that sometimes we must pause our professional life to support our family and loved ones. After taking a career break to care for children, aging parents or other family obligations, the road to return to work can be intimidating. iReturn can be the steppingstone in returning to your career.

We are seeking experienced and motivated professionals who are looking to return to the workforce after a career break of a minimum of 2 years for Mission Systems.

Northrop Grumman is seeking experienced and motivated professionals for the various entry level roles in Business Management. Roles include Program Control Analysts (PCA), Pricing Analysts, Budget Analysts, Rates Analysts, and Financial Analysts.

Positions might be located in Baltimore, MD or Rolling Meadows, IL.

Ideal candidates must be able to make sound decisions in a timely manner, display strong interpersonal and leadership skills, and follow compliance protocol.

Roles and responsibilities could encompass the following and vary slightly depending on specific position, program, or business unit to which you are assigned:

Generate program performance measurement baselines (PMB) and implement approved changes.

Perform analyses and prepare reports to ensure program contracts are within negotiated, agreed-upon parameters, government cost control guidelines, and accounting guidelines.

Perform analyses and prepare program financial reports for internal and external customers relative to program cost incurrence, material tracking, and labor spending.

Identify and mitigate program cost and schedule risk.

Coordinate and prepare program financial forecasting and reporting, the Annual Operating Plan (AOP), and the Labor Resource Plan

Facilitate, monitor, and forecast program financing mechanisms including Accounts Receivable, Advanced Payments, and Performance Based Payments

Support program audits, reviews, and fact-finding as requested by program customers, audit agencies, and company management.

Support program cost estimate development, customer proposals, and negotiation

Perform Earned Value Management (EVM) tasks including developing the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and performance measurement baseline (PMB), monitoring and analyzing the Estimate to Complete (ETC), Estimate at Complete (EAC), significant variances, risk management reserve (MR), and financial reserve (FR), and preparing of internal and external status reports.

Work cooperatively with the business, functional, and technical staff to address internal and external customer requests.

Basic Qualifications:

A current career break of at least two years

Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 6 years of business management experience or related experience.

MS Office (specifically Excel)

Demonstrates the skill and ability to perform professional tasks independently.

The ability to communicate with all levels of the organization and work within a team structure.

The willingness and ability to travel domestically up to 10% of the time.

US citizenship is a prerequisite and be eligible to obtain a clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

SAP Experience or similar ERP software


Salary Range: $74,600 - $129,500

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.

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.