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Northrop Grumman Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst in Melbourne, Florida

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 has an opening for a Principal Program Cost Control Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in Melbourne, Florida .

Essential Functions:

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

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

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

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

  • Performs schedule risk assessments to identify and mitigate program cost and scheduling risks.

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

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university with 6+ years of Program Cost Analysis or Program Scheduling experience OR

  • Master's Degree from an accredited university with 4+ year of Program Cost Analysis or Program Scheduling experience.

  • 2+ year of demonstrated experience with MS Excel - Must have created, analyzed, & maintained spreadsheets with complex formulas

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance

  • The ability to obtain Program Access prior to start.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in either Business, Accounting or Finance .

  • Active DoD Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance with full investigation in the past 6 years.

  • Minimum 1 year of demonstrated Earned Value experience; experience with MPM (Microframe Project Manager) or Cobra.

  • Experience with SAP or related business software.

  • Experience as a Cost Material Analyst or Labor Planner.

  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to collaborate with multiple organizations and Senior Leadership

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