Program (or Principal) Cost and Schedule Control AnalystIuka, MS

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 Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is seeking a qualified Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst (Level 2) or Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst (Level 3) to join our team of high performing, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Iuka, MS and requires working from our NG facility. DoD Active Secret Clearance required.

The Air Dominance Division is a fast paced, dynamic, and complex environment that requires a candidate to possess self-initiative, strong analytical skills, and solid leadership characteristics. Candidate will have the following, but not limited to, responsibilities:

  • Prepare budgets and schedules for contract work and perform and/or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis

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

  • Perform analyses and prepare reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines

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

  • Conduct cost analysis to develop EACs, generate financial inputs, and support monthly cost and schedule reviews

  • Identify pressures and opportunities, and develop recovery plans as required

  • Set up cost control systems (e.g. Costpoint and COBRA) and incorporate changes into the EVMS system to maintain cost and schedule baselines

  • Provide support to Integrated Product Teams, Cost Management, and Business Management Managers

  • Assist CAMs with EVMS activities including: WBS alignment, time phasing of the tasks, developing and documenting earned value methodologies, monthly performance measurement, estimate to complete analysis and updates, and variance analysis research and reporting

  • Support audits and reviews requested by programs, customers, and company management

  • Prepare government cost performance reports and preparation and/or review of performance measurement variance analysis (e.g. CFSR, CSDR, IPMR)

  • Earned Value Management Program Experience with familiarity to EIA-748 ANSI EV Guideline Reviews, and SOX Controls

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

Basic Qualifications (for Level 2):

  • Bachelor's Degree with 2 years' proven experience in program control, cost planning, business, finance, and/or similar industry related fields or a Master's degree with stated experience

  • Proficient with MS Office including Excel (with Macros, Pivot tables and VLOOKUP) and PowerPoint

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

  • Ability to work on-site in Iuka, MS

Basic Qualifications (for Level 3):

  • Bachelor's Degree with 5 years' proven experience in program control, cost planning, business, finance, and/or similar industry related fields or a Master's degree with 3 years' of stated experience

  • Proficient with MS Office including Excel (with Macros, Pivot tables and VLOOKUP) and PowerPoint

  • Active Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain program access

  • Ability to work on-site in Iuka, MS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience utilizing Earned Value Management principles and practices

  • Possess intermediate to advanced skills working in Deltek systems like Cobra and/or MPM

  • Experience with Costpoint and/or SAP

  • Experience successfully supporting a DoD monthly reporting & financial rhythm

  • Understanding of and experience with providing support to Integrated Product Teams (IPT)

  • Experience in Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) and DCMA Joint Surveillance Reviews (JSRs)

  • Candidate must gain and have an understanding of, and adherence to, company policies, procedures and internal controls

Salary Range for Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst (Level 2) $59,000.00 - $88,400.00

Salary Range for Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst (Level 3) $72,600.00 - $108,800.00

Salary Range: $59,000 - $88,400

Salary Range 2: $72,600 - $108,800

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.