Principal Proposal Analyst (TS Clearance required) Linthicum, 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.

Northrop Grumman Remote Sensing Programs Business Unit, within the Payload & Ground Systems Division, is seeking a proven Principal Proposal Analyst, with experience in the National Security Space sector preferred. The primary responsibility of this position is to lead proposal efforts to deliver compliant, highly scorable deliverables in response to solicitations. The Proposal Manager develops and executes the Proposal Plan while working closely with the Capture Manager and Volume Leads to express the "why us" into the winning proposal. This position is located at Northrop Grumman facilities in Linthicum, MD

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Compiles cost, schedule, and technical elements in the development of proposals in company policies, and Government regulations.

  • Coordinates with contributors from cross-functional organizations to ensure quality proposals are submitted within customer deadlines.

  • Researches and critically analyzes large volumes of data using spreadsheet and data mining skills to isolate and prioritize key data.

  • Summarizes and presents detailed information in internal management reviews and customer fact-finding meetings.

  • Highly organized, detail oriented and self-motivated with demonstrated abilities to prioritize work and meet tight deadlines.

  • Team player with strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills; ability to present concepts and recommendations to all levels within the organization.

  • Demonstrated ability to think analytically, solve problems and convert complex data to actionable information. Detail oriented, but able to understand the big picture.

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or related field with 6 years of business, program or estimating experience or 4 years with a Masters. 4 additional years of experience can be substituted for the Bachelors.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate and collaborate with the management of other organizations. (Program management, contracts, business management, etc.) as well as with the suppliers on the programs.

  • Proficiency using MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)

  • Must have an active Top Secret or SCI clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior work experience in Aerospace & Defense

  • Experience with FAR/DFARS

  • Prior work experience with SAP

  • Master's Degree in related field

  • Certified Estimating Professional (CEP).

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.

  • Active DoD SCI security clearance

We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal 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 inclusive, 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: $82,400 - $123,600

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.