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: R10162215

  • **iconCategory:**Business Management
  • iconLocation: Sunnyvale, California, 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
  • **iconRelocation Assistance:**Relocation assistance may be available
  • **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.

We are looking for you to join our team as a Principal Pricing Analyst supporting our Sunnyvale campus.  This position may be staffed as a Remote role from any Pacific Standard Time locations. Note that this will require travel to the Sunnyvale location at least once a quarter / 4 times a year.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • The Principal Pricing Analyst will lead Pricing activities within the Launcher Operating Unit in Sunnyvale, CA. Reporting to the Pricing and Estimating Manager of the Marine Systems Business Unit .
  • The Pricing Analyst supports various departmental business management and operations functions.  They interact with personnel and management at all levels; interfacing and coordinating with other business management personnel on a daily basis.
  • The Pricing Analyst will develop, analyze, evaluate, coordinate, prepare, and support cost proposals to government and commercial customers, including reviewing Requests for Proposals (RFP) and proposal documents for compliance to customer specifications and adherence to company policy.  Specifically, the Pricing Analyst will provide interpretation of RFP requirements and ensure Northrop Grumman Estimating System compliance, ensure FAR/DFAR and Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA) compliance of proposals, and support proposals through the NAR/ICE and C101 corporate approval process.
  • The Pricing Analyst will provide reviews of all estimates prior to delivery and review by senior management, prepare and present costs estimates to management, customer representatives and government audit agencies. They will support audit requests, fact-finding, and negotiation discussions and the program budget baseline process.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 6 years of pricing related experience or transferable experience, or Master’s degree with a minimum of 4 years of pricing related experience or transferable experience
  • Will consider 10 years of applied experience in lieu of degree requirement.
  • Strong analytical, presentation, and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of FAR/DFARs
  • Experience analyzing and presenting information to various groups and levels of management.
  • Experience with RFPs and  preparing and reviewing proposal documents
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, Vlookups, nested formulas, macros), PowerPoint, and Word
  • US Citizenship is required
  • The ability to travel 10% of the time to the Sunnyvale site location.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pricing and Proposal Analyst Experience
  • Knowledge of TINA and other Government Regulations
  • Proficiency in ProPricer

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

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

  • ProPricer
  • Pricing experience
  • Leadership skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Presentation skills
  • FAR/DFAR knowledge
  • RFPs
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • US Citizenship

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