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Northrop Grumman Senior Principal Program Cost Control Analyst in Sunnyvale, California

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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Senior Principal Program Cost Control Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals, supporing the Maritime/Land Systems and Sensors Division. This position is located in Sunnyvale, CA, and may be filled as a Telework position at the discretion of the hiring manager. Telework may take place onsite at a Northrop Grumman location other than Sunnyvale.

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Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :

  • Program resource management, including cost estimation, allocation, tracking, and analysis.

  • Subcontractor invoicing and funding.

  • Estimate-at-Complete (EAC) preparation and review.

  • Prepare and present financial data to internal and external customers, including variance analysis and forecast.

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

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

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

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

  • Perform schedule risk assessments to identify and mitigate program cost and scheduling risks. Ensures adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records.

  • Financial forecasting and reporting; profitability analysis; variance analysis; and cash flow and working capital analysis.

  • Cross-functional interfacing, including with Global Supply Chain, Contracts, Pricing, and Program Management.

  • Review of contractual document.

  • Assistance with contract negotiation.

  • Support of pricing and proposal activities.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 10 years of related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 64 years of related professional experience.

  • Experience in cost management, finance management, Program Integration, or pricing & estimating.

  • Experience successfully managing and producing data with strict deadlines.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel.

  • Willingness & ability to travel domestically 10% of the time.

  • US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Master's in Business or CPA license

  • Experience with Earned Value (EVMS)

  • Experience with SAP software program

  • Experience collaborating with technical functions or a project/program

  • Executive presentation skills

Salary Information: Colorado Residents only

• Salary minimum: 94,250

• Salary maximum: 141,360

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