Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst / Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control AnalystHuntsville, AL

Requisition ID: R10162628

  • Category: Business Management

  • Location: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions 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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is seeking a Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst to support the IBCS Full Rate Production (FRP) program. The position is either a Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst or Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst. These positions are within the Business Management organization supporting the C4MD Business Unit in Huntsville, Alabama. The analyst will interact with various business area staff to solve reporting program issues and meet reporting requirements for the program. The analyst will interface with program managers, functional management, control account managers (CAMs) and business managers to provide financial support and analysis.

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

  • Sets up cost control system, monitors, and controls costs/schedules for contracts requiring Earned Value Management (EVMS)

  • Performs analyses and prepares reports to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines

  • Prepares program plans to ensure program requirements and statement of work are captured and scheduled

  • Ensures adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation of expenditure projections, and submitting timely requests for additional funding to the government

  • Incorporates contractual changes into the control system by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines to include assisting in the development of planning directives

  • Responsible for the preparation and submittal of monthly IPMR CDRLs (Formats 1-7), CSDR Reporting, and CFSR

  • Interfaces with Control Account Managers (CAMs)

  • Guides CAMs with EVMS activities to include time-phasing of budgets and forecast; determining the appropriate earned value methodology and performance measurement; estimate to complete analysis and updates, variance analysis research and reporting, EVM trip wire review and analysis, coordinating the completion of monthly EVM artifacts

  • Builds partnerships with program personnel to support program execution while maintaining compliant EVMS implementation in accordance with the EVMS System Description

  • Works closely with Global Supply Chain and Huntsville Manufacturing Center in the development and maintenance of the cost/schedule baseline and forecasts for both production labor and material

  • Performs and/or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, cash forecasting, variance analysis, and quarterly financial EACs

  • Assists in preparing for internal and external audits

Basic Qualifications for Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst (Level 2)

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain an active Secret clearance

  • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 7 years of business, finance, and/or program control experience

  • Or Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related discipline with a minimum of 3 years of business, finance, and/or program control experience

  • OR Master’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related discipline with a minimum of 1 year of business, finance, and/or program control experience

  • Strong computer skills with intermediate Microsoft Excel skills (i.e. working with pivot tables and vlookups)

  • Must be able to work onsite in Huntsville, AL

Basic Qualifications for Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst (Level 3)

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain an active Secret clearance

  • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years of business, finance, and/or program control experience

  • Or Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related discipline with a minimum of 6 years of business, finance, and/or program control experience

  • OR Master’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related discipline with a minimum of 4 years of business, finance, and/or program control experience

  • Experience using EVMS reporting and scheduling software

  • Strong computer skills with intermediate Microsoft Excel skills (i.e. working with pivot tables and vlookups)

  • Must be able to work onsite in Huntsville, AL

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience using Cobra and SAP

  • Strong communication and presentation skills to management and stakeholders

  • Familiarity with Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

  • Experience with production contracts

  • Prior experience in preparing IPMR CDRLs (Formats 1-7), CSDR Reporting, and CFSR

Salary Range: $68,800 - $103,200

Salary Range 2: $84,600 - $127,000

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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.