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Northrop Grumman Principal Program Cost Control Analyst (System Administrator) in Redondo Beach, California

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 Aerospace Sector is seeking Program Cost Control Analyst 3 on our Space Systems Division Cost Management team inRedondo Beach, CA.

The Program Cost Control Analyst 3 will report to the Manager of Project Controls and will be responsible for supporting Northrop Grumman Corporation Aerospace System (NGAS) programs in compliance with Earned Value Management System (EVMS) requirements and program implementation.

Essential Functions /Cost Analyst responsibilities include, but not limited to:

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

  • Maintain Earned Value Management System (EVMS) compliance including cost/schedule integration

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

  • Prepare and maintain spend plans; develop and review Estimates at Complete (EACs); incorporate changes into the EVMS system in order to maintain cost and schedule baselines

  • Assist Control Account Managers (CAMs) with EVMS activities including: Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) development and alignment; time-phasing of tasks; developing and documenting earned value methodologies; performance measurement; estimate to complete analysis and updates and variance analysis research and reporting

  • Create financial charts in support of program management and program reviews; identify cost impacts and develop recovery plans as required

  • Responsible for actuals reconciliation, budget change requests and ensuring proper accounting

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

System Administrator Support:

Analyzes business and technical processes to formulate and develop new and modified business information processing system

  • Represents the business unit to define requirements and business cases for the technology developments

  • Coordinates with business and technology teams, ascertaining system requirements, such as program functions, output requirements, input data acquisition, and system techniques and controls

  • Provides system administration support of a suite of software tools used to manage program resources

  • Maintenance and updating of all program specific requirements for Micro Frame Project Manager (MPM) and MS project software systems

  • Research and troubleshoot data questions and collaborate on problem resolution, team decisions and project planning


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 6 years' experience inCost or Supply Chain Management orMaster's Degree with 4 years of Cost or Supply Chain Management

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; Excel,Word, PowerPoint

  • Working experience with Earned Value ManagementSystems (EVMS)or similar system/application

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency of the following systems orsoftware: Micro-Frame Program Manager (MPM) or similar project managementsoftware, wInsight, SAP Management Project Systems Module and BusinessWarehouse (BW)

  • Software skills operating in a Windowsenvironment

  • Knowledge of e-commerce tools, computer systemcapabilities, business processes, and work flow

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Job Category : Business Management