Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst (On-site work schedule) Palmdale, CA

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 Aerospace System (NGAS) is seeking a Program Cost Schedule & Control Analyst 3 in their Palmdale, CA facility to support the Material Cost Management organization. Must have an active Secret Clearance to start and be willing to work on-site. Both El Segundo or San Diego would be considered as primary locations as well.

Responsibilities will include;

This position will provide assistance and guidance to support the implementation of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) to Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and Control Account Managers (CAMs), while ensuring compliance to DOD EVMS guidelines and the Autonomous Systems Division EVM System.

This is a fast paced high energy environment that requires a self-motivated employee to join the team. The ideal candidate will possess the following traits and abilities: thorough understanding and experience in use of EVMS and financial reporting as a hands-on expert for financial systems and analysis; understand and communicate unique problems and recommend potential business/process solutions; plan/schedule own activities to accomplish objectives with work reviewed upon completion for adequacy; exert influence on peers, internal customers, and other to support organizational goals while prioritizing activities to effectively complete them; leadership/team skills in completing interactive assignments, lead small teams and clearly communicate thoughts and objectives.

This Program Cost Control Analyst will focus in EVMS support for Major Subcontracts and General Procurement (GP). The analyst will be responsible for preparing month-end reports; developing and reviewing EAC's; incorporation of changes into the EVMS system in order to maintain Major Subcontract/GP cost and schedule baselines. The analyst will 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


Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Finance, Accounting or related

6 Years of experience in financial analysis

Master's Degree with 4 year experience

Must have a demonstrated working knowledge of EVMS

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel and PowerPoint)


Financial forecasting and/or material accounting experience

Experience with Group Pegging and Distribution (GPD)

Understanding of Business Systems (SAP/MPM/Cobra)

Salary Range: $86,300 - $129,500

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.

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