Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst (Active DoD Secret Required)Melbourne, FL

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 has an opening for a Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst (Level 3) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The selected candidate will provide cost scheduling support for program activities within our Aeronautics Sector. This position will be located onsite in Melbourne, FL and require an active DoD Secret Clearance to start.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare month-end reports

  • Develop and review EACs

  • Incorporate changes into the EVMS system in order to maintain cost and schedule baselines

  • Assist CAMs for 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 monthly cost and schedule reviews, identify pressures and opportunities, and develop recovery plans as required

  • Set up cost control system, monitors and controls costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Incorporate contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines

  • Conduct analysis on cost data and sets up meetings with management to review data

  • Provide support to Integrated Product Teams and Cost Management Managers

  • Prepare financial inputs to internal reports and presentations

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

  • Maintain and update cost control systems (eg. SAP and COBRA)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 5 years of of experience in labor planning, material planning, and financial forecasting or a Master's degree with 3 years of stated experience

  • Experience with SAP and MPM &/or COBRA

  • Experience with EVM

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Program Access within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with cost management

We offer phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly collaborative workplace. 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. Does this sound like you?

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 innovating-- 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: $76,600 - $115,000

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.