Level 4 Sr. Principal Proposal AnalystClearfield, UT

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.

Northrop Grumman has an opening for a level 4 Sr. Principal Proposal Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located on-site in Clearfield, Utah.

Essential Functions:

  • This role will lead other analysts in day-to-day direction, training, and general supervision of activities.

  • This role will provide essential support to the Aerospace Structures Business Unit (ASBU) and may also regularly contribute to large competitive captures or corporate priority programs as a key evaluator and developer of bids.

  • Candidates for this position will lead/support proposal activities of diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement and collaboration with other team members

  • They will demonstrate a broad skill set that is balanced across interpersonal, business, and proposal-based capabilities; a commitment to ethics and integrity; and the capability to innovate in a challenging and dynamic environment

  • Develops, plans and schedules proposals

  • Compiles cost, schedule, and technical elements in the development of proposals in accordance with request for proposal (RFP) specifications

  • Coordinates the collection and accumulation of cost, scheduling, and performance elements from functional departments

  • Researches and analyzes historical data, develops cost models to support proposal efforts

  • Coordinates activities and participates in fact-finding meetings

  • Participates in should-cost and pricing reviews with management and customer representatives

  • Participates as a member of the contract negotiating team

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 8 years of experience, or Master's degree with 6 years in quantitative/analytical roles

  • Exceptional attention to detail, with a proven track record of ensuring accuracy and the highest standards of quality at all times.

  • Proven project management skills, and ability to independently and proactively multitask and manage competing priorities effectively.

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills, with an ability to interpret and present complex data.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and apply sound judgment to problem-solving

  • Strong understanding of cost estimating principles, cost analysis, government proposal processes, and FAR/DFARS.

  • Understanding of Cost Improvement (Learning) Curves, Cost Estimating Relationships (CERs), and/or parametric modeling concepts.

  • Experience with developing and/or analyzing Basis of Estimates (BOEs).

  • Advanced Proficiency in MS Office (PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Excel); Working knowledge of intermediate Excel concepts, including pivot tables, formulas, or other advanced features.

  • Proficiency with cost estimating tools (e.g., ProPricer).

  • Experience with SAP, Cost Point, and/or BOE Next.

  • Ability to obtain/maintain a DoD Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain program access clearance

  • Ability to work on-site daily in Clearfield, Utah

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Northrop Grumman's Aerospace Structures Business Unit (ASBU).

  • Working knowledge of advanced Excel concepts, including data modeling, power query, power pivot and/or VBA.

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain program access clearance

We offer flexible work arrangements, excellent learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees!

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our expansive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.

Salary Range: $95,000 - $142,400

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.