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Northrop Grumman Principal/Senior Principal Program Cost Control Analyst - EVM Tools in Linthicum, Maryland

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Program Cost Control Analyst - EVM Tools to support the Business Management team. The preferred location for this position is Linthicum, MD or Rolling Meadows, IL or San Diego, CA . Telework may be considered at the discretion of the hiring manager.

This position will be responsible for supporting the EVM Tools administration, MS EVM tool testing, implementation of COBRA and PM Compass, Help desk support, and development of EVM tools processes, templates and training.

The roles and responsibilities of the Program Cost Schedule Analyst include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide End User support for EVM toolset (including Deltek Cobra, Deltek PM Compass, and Deltek wInsight), along with supporting Earned Value policies and procedures

  • Implementation of COBRA, PM Compass and associated tools

  • Program start-up support (i.e. tools, EVM)

  • Work with the user community to develop and enhance processes, procedures and online resources

  • Communicate latest recommended processes and tools

  • Support Sector Earned Value Compliance initiatives

  • Provide support and guidance for MS standard EV tools

  • Document deficiencies and support development of path forward

  • Articulate results to PS&C COE

The ideal candidate will be able to understand, develop, and implement solutions for technical, programmatic, and compliance issues regarding program execution and EVM (cost, schedule and technical objectives). The candidate must possess strong analytical skills, the ability to work independently, present to leadership, and be comfortable seeking solutions from software documentation and vendor interaction. Also, the candidate must be able to work well in a team environment and give consistent applicable EVM direction to stakeholders such as program managers, control account managers, business managers, program control analysts, and schedulers.


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


The requisition may be filled at a Principal or Senior Principal level.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal level:

Bachelors Degree with 6 years of related experience - OR - a Masters degree with 4 years of related experience.

Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal level:

Bachelors Degree with10 years of related experience - OR - a Masters degree with 8 years of related experience.

Additional Basic Qualifications for Both levels:

  • Intermediate or better skills operating in a Windows environment are required.

  • Full understanding of Earned Value Management and experience with EVMS tools such as: Deltek MPM, Deltek Cobra, Deltek wInsight, and Deltek PM Compass.

  • Experience providing internal or external customer service and support.

  • Experience working as a scheduler or a program control analyst

  • Knowledge of scheduling policies and procedures.

  • The willingness and ability to travel domestically up to 10% of the time.

  • Current, active US Top Secret/SCI clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Business Management, Management Information Systems or related field (such as System Engineering).

  • Financial experience working as a Business Manager, Financial Analyst or Program Control Analyst.

  • Technical proficiencies in Visual Basic/Visual Basic for Applications, SharePoint, SQL Server, website development.

Salary Information: Colorado Residents only

• Salary minimum: 76,000

• Salary maximum: 114,000

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. 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. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits

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.

Job Category : Business Management