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Northrop Grumman Program Cost, Schedule, and Control Analyst in Sierra Vista, Arizona

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is seeking a Program Cost, Schedule, & Control Analyst to join our growing team of qualified individuals to support the Autonomous Systems Operating Unit (ASOU) either on-site in Sierra Vista, Arizona , or virtually as a full-time teleworker .


  • Performs analyses and prepares reports to ensure program contracts are within negotiated, agreed-upon parameters, government cost control guidelines, and accounting guidelines

  • Performs analyses and prepares program financial reports for internal and external customers relative to program cost incurrence, material tracking, and labor spending

  • Identifies and mitigates program cost and schedule risk

  • Coordinates and prepares program financial forecasting and reporting, the Annual Operating Plan (AOP), and the Labor Resource Plan

  • Facilitates, monitors, and forecasts program financing mechanisms including Accounts Receivable, Advanced Payments, and Performance Based Payments

  • Supports program audits, reviews, and fact-finding as requested by program customers, audit agencies, and company management

  • Supports program cost estimate development, customer proposals, and negotiation

  • Performs Earned Value Management (EVM) tasks including developing the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and performance measurement baseline (PMB), monitoring and analyzing the Estimate to Complete (ETC), Estimate at Complete (EAC), significant variances, risk management reserve (MR), and financial reserve (FR), and preparing of internal and external status reports

  • Work cooperatively with the business, functional, and technical staff to address internal and external customer requests



Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 7 years of finance, program control, or Earned Value experience

  • Will also consider:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, or a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline with a minimum of 3 years of finance, program control, or Earned Value experience

  • Master's degree in business, finance, or a STEM discipline with a minimum of 1 year of finance, program control, or Earned Value experience

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain an active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, specifically a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, lookups, chart generation, VBA macros, etc.)

  • Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking, innovative behaviors, and the ability to multi-task in a challenging environment

  • Willingness to perform other job related tasks as assigned by management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional experience in a regulated industry such as Aerospace & Defense, Insurance, Financial Services, or Telecommunications

  • SAP or COGNOS software tool experience

  • Earned Value Management customer reporting, MPM, or COBRA experience

Salary Minimum: $61,360

Salary Maximum: $92,040

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