Cost Schedule Control Analyst 3/4 - Dulles VA or El Segundo CA (TS/SCI Clearance Required)El Segundo, CA

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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems, Tactical Space Division is seeking a Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst 3 or 4 to join the Space Security organization. This role requires the ability to work on-site in Dulles, VA and/or El Segundo, CA . No relocation assistance provided.

The selected candidate will be responsible for supporting our Civil and Commercial Satellites Business Unit in the financial operations of a Northrop Grumman wholly-owned subsidiary and directly supporting multiple small programs to drive effective program execution relative to cost performance, delivery performance and effective program resource planning. The selected candidate will analyze program performance (historical and predictive), monitor the forecasted completion data, and support recommendations made to the program managers and leads.

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

  • Experience in business case development and cost modeling.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

  • Strategic thinker with excellent organizational skills.

  • Ability to create crisp and precise presentations and present to upper management a clear message.

  • Developing and executing a Program Management Baseline that aligns with the programmatic budgets and key contractual milestones.

  • 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 such as; accounting audits, cost voucher audits, and periodic in-house audits.

  • Interfacing with program finance and program office for monthly Sales and Profit forecasts, issues, concerns, and status on all in-house programs.

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

  • Timely and accurate Estimate at Completion development, analysis, and reporting.

  • Direct involvement in streamlining of processes, tools, and best practices.

Candidates must be able to make sound decisions in a timely manner, display strong interpersonal skills, and have an agile perspective or compliance protocol mandated by regulated industry.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Basic Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

  • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or with 6+ years' experience within a related work environment - OR - a Master's degree with 4+ years of related experience. An additional 4 years of experience accepted in lieu of a degree

  • Demonstrates understanding of business case modeling (ie IRR, NPV and financial statements).

Basic Qualifications for a Level 4:

  • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or with 10+ years' experience within a related work environment - OR - a Master's degree with 8+ years of related experience. An additional 4 years of experience accepted in lieu of a degree.

Additional Basic qualifications for both levels:

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with Earned Value Management principles.

  • Knowledge of Deltek Cobra (or similar EVM tools such as MPM) and MS Project.

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Power Point, and Word.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of employees, management and customers.

  • Proven experience in a team environment and interacting with all levels of management.

  • Proven ability to initiate and complete projects with limited to no direction.

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

  • Detail-oriented.

  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills.

  • Current Active DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

  • Ability to travel domestically up to 20% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

  • Experience with Business Case Modeling/Evaluation Modeling/Market Modeling

  • 3+ years finance/accounting experience.

Salary Range: $88,700 - $133,100

Salary Range 2: $109,900 - $164,900

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.