Principal Pricing Analyst

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman is a Virginia-based company that designs, develops and builds aircraft, spacecraft, cyber security systems and radars for aerospace and defense sectors.

Only considering candidates eligible to work in the USA ⚠️

Requisition ID: R10162381

  • **iconCategory:**Business Management
  • iconLocation: Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America
  • **iconClearance Type:**None
  • **iconTelecommute:**Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • **iconShift:**1st Shift (United States of America)
  • **iconTravel Required:**Yes, 10% of the Time
  • **iconPositions 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is looking for you to join our team as a Principal Pricing Analyst (Level 3) or Senior Principal Pricing Analyst (Level 4) based out of Baltimore, MD.  This position may be staffed as a hybrid role from the Baltimore, MD area.  This position offers the 9/80 Schedule.

\\ While onsite is preference, full-time telework may be considered for this role.

What You’ll Get to Do:

Pricing Analyst will support the Strategic Initiatives Team in the Pricing & Estimating Department.  This individual must be able to function in a fast-paced proposal environment, as well as collaborate with business management counterparts and capture/proposal teams to assist in the independent assessment of pricing and win strategies of high-visibility captures. In addition, the position will provide cost volume and pricing & estimating support to strategic proposals as required.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate in the Corporate & Sector level Independent Cost Evaluation (ICE) process
  • Support risk and opportunity assessment, quantification, and analysis during the proposal process
  • Identify and evaluate proposal risk issues in cost estimates, terms and conditions, and all other business management related functions
  • Provide strategic proposal support during the Pre-RFP stages, RFP execution, and RFP Cost Volume development
  • Develop cost models to support proposal efforts and overall pricing strategy
  • Research and analyze historical data to understand cost trends that can be applied to proposal estimates
  • Present and brief estimating and pricing issues and risks to senior and executive leadership
  • Grow the awareness and knowledge base of risk and confidence assessment training to multiple sector locations and program teams
  • Support pricing activities for sole source and competitive proposals as required
  • Support proposal Independent Assessment process

This requisition may be filled as a Principal Pricing Analyst or a Senior Principal Pricing Analyst.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Pricing Analyst:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 6 years of Pricing/Finance/Contracts/Business experience -OR- a Master’s Degree with 4 years of experience in Pricing/Finance/Contracts/Business.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of pricing, contracts, and business management
  • Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Knowledge of FAR/DFARS and other applicable government regulations.

Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal Pricing Analyst:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 10 years of Pricing/Finance/Contracts/Business experience -OR- a Master’s Degree with 8 years of experience in Pricing/Finance/Contracts/Business.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of pricing, contracts, and business management
  • Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Knowledge of FAR/DFARS and other applicable government regulations.

Preferred Qualifications for both levels:

  • Advanced Degree (Master's)
  • Risk and quantitative analysis skills
  • Active Secret Security Clearance
  • Experience supporting Cost Volume Teams, ensuring RFP compliance
  • Proficient in use of ProPricer
  • Ability to prioritize effectively and complete work timely in a deadline driven environment
  • Excellent communication and coordination skills

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 - $127,000

Salary Range 2: $99,900 -$157,300

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.

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Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services.

Working Week

We work a 9 day fortnight. That's 9 slightly longer days over 2 weeks (80 hours total), with every second Friday off.

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Our Vacation Policy

We offer generous paid time off, including holidays, vacation days, and additional leave options for special circumstances.

Remote Working Policy

We offer hybrid working arrangements with options for flexible working patterns.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Transparent Salaries
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Yearly bonuses
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 100k across 19 departments:

  • engineering
  • education
  • information technology
  • business development
  • operations
  • +14 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Advanced MS Excel
  • Advanced PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of FAR/DFARS
  • Risk and quantitative analysis
  • Excellent communication
  • Coordination skills
  • Prioritization
  • ProPricer

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