Program Cost Scheduling & Control Analyst 3 - Palmdale,CA (SECRET CLEARANCE REQUIRED)

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.

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.

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

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

  • Prepare IPMRs Formats 1-5 and brief the IPT

  • Prepare Funding and Expenditure Profile to make sure the program is adequately funded

  • Maintain MR/UB logs

  • Maintain and update funding checkbook

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


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

  • Effectively work with multiple functional teams, supplier teams, and the Program/Project Manager
  • Understand contractual funding directions and contract geometries in addition to submitting timely requests for additional funding to the government
Basic Qualifications:
  • An active DoD Secret Clearance is required and must have been updated within the last 6 years.
  • Bachelor's Degree with 6 years' experience in Business, Finance, or related field; OR Master's Degree with 4 years of experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working experience with Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)
  • Proficiency of the following systems or software: Micro-Frame Program Manager (MPM) or similar project management software, wInsight, SAP Management Project Systems Module and Business Warehouse (BW)
  • Prior experience preparing CPRs/IPMRs
  • Actuals Reconciliations


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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.${descr2}${descr3}


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