Principal or Senior Principal Program Cost Control AnalystSunnyvale, CA

Requisition ID: R10162396

  • Category: Business Management

  • Location: Sunnyvale, California, United States of America | Unknown, Virginia, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

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.

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field, or an industry thought leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

We’re looking for you to join our team as a Principal Program Cost Control Analyst or a Senior Principal Program Cost Control Analyst based out of Sunnyvale, California.​ This position may be staffed as a Hybrid role from the Sunnyvale, CA area. This position offers the 9/80 schedule. Full-Time telework may be considered for this role.​

What You’ll Get to Do

The Principal or Senior Principal Program Cost Control Analyst (PCA) will interact with various operating unit, business area, and division staff to support project planning and control and variance analysis and meet reporting requirements. In addition, the Analyst will interface with program managers, control account managers (CAMs), accounting, contracts, subcontracts, and procurement organizations on a daily basis to address operational and maintenance issues with program. Communicating with managers, functional management, control account managers (CAMs) and business managers to provide financial support and analysis.

The PCA will interface with the program managers, functional management, cost account managers (CAMs) and business managers to provide financial support and analysis to meet program requirements. They will will prepare budgets and schedules for contract work and assist in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, cash forecasting, and variance analysis.

The PCA will monitor costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system. This will include performing perform Earned Value Metric (EVM) tasks such as Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) development, budget baseline, cost risk analysis/ assessment and visibility reports, development, and analysis of estimates to complete.

The PCA will perform analysis and prepare reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines, including maintaining accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation of expenditure projections, and submitting timely requests for additional funding to the government.

The PCA will support audits and reviews as requested by programs, customers, and company management, support Annual Operating Plan, Resource Plan, and Long Range Strategic Plan activity, and prepare financial inputs to internal reports and presentations (IPRS, Dashboards, BARs, Etc.)

This requisition may be filled as a Principal Program Cost Control Analyst or a Senior Principal Program Cost Control Analyst.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Program Cost Control Analyst:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 6 years of related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 4 years of related professional experience

  • Will consider 10 years of applied experience in lieu of degree requirement

  • Experience with financial systems including cost performance reporting and analysis

  • Experience successfully managing and producing data with strict deadlines

  • Strong PC skills - specifically Excel proficiency (including pivot tables, Vlookup, advanced formulas, macros, and conditional formatting)

  • Ability to travel domestically 10% of the time.

  • US Citizenship is required

Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal Program Cost Control Analyst:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 10 years of related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 8 years of related professional experience

  • Will consider 14 years of applied experience in lieu of degree requirement=

  • Experience with financial systems including cost performance reporting and analysis

  • Experience successfully managing and producing data with strict deadlines

  • Strong PC skills - specifically Excel proficiency (including pivot tables, Vlookup, advanced formulas, macros, and conditional formatting)

  • Ability to travel domestically 10% of the time.

  • US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications for both levels:

  • Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration or related field

  • Experience in DoD setting with understanding of government Cost Accounting Standards, FAR, and DFARs

  • Experience with COBRA, SAP/S4, PM Compass or Cognos

  • Experience with Earned Value and performance measurement baseline concepts and ability to apply them to multiple contracts, CLINs and control accounts

  • Earned Value Management Customer Reporting experience (CPR, IPMR, IPRS, etc.)

What We Can Offer You

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment which encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.

Your benefits will include the following: Health Plan, Savings Plan, Paid Time Off and Additional Benefits including Education Assistance, Training and Development, 9/80 Work Schedule (where available), and much more!

Salary Range: $80,600 - $133,100

Salary Range 2: $99,900 - $164,900

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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.