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Principal Program Planning & Scheduling Analyst - Melbourne, FL

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

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.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a qualified Principal Program Planning and Scheduling Analyst (Level 3) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL supporting the International Program Planning & Scheduling Analysis to the AEW BMC2 Program Area.

This is a full time on-site position in Melbourne, FL.

Essential functions:
Prepares, develops and coordinates the integrated master plan and integrated master schedule to meet all program objectives. Ensures major projects and program schedules and plans are horizontally and vertically integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality. Tracks plans and schedules, performs risk analysis, identifies and resolves critical path and network logic conflicts. Utilizes Gantt, PERT, milestone charts, Earned Value Management (EVM) and other project management techniques to gauge progress and identify performance variances to facilitate focus and intervention on critical areas.

We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly inclusive environment! We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees! Does this sound like what you're looking for?

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career.

We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master's degree with 3 years' experience, a Bachelor's Degree with 5 years, or a high school diploma/equivalent with 9 years' experience in the following areas: Program Planning, Program Scheduling, Master Planning, Business Management, Program Management, and/or industry related experience
  • Ability to create high level metrics and brief to executive, program and customer leadership
  • Experience creating and managing a schedule using a scheduling software such as : MS Project, Primavera, Real Time Project, Deltek Open Plan Professional (OPP) and/or similar
  • Experience with earned value management
  • Experience using Word, PowerPoint and Excel (including creating, maintaining, analyzing and manipulating spreadsheets with complex formulas)
  • This position requires ability to obtain DOD Secret Clearance
  • Ability to work on-site daily in Melbourne, FL.Preferred Qualifications:
    • Aerospace/Defense Industry Experience
    • Working knowledge of MS Project Server
    • Experience in Earned Value IMS Baseline Processes
    • Experience with Schedule Health Analysis tools and Schedule Risk Assessment tools.
    • Ability to multi task and prioritize work with various deadlines
    • Ability to develop and present Master Schedules to Integrated Product Teams (IPT) and Leadership
    • Experience in Proposal Development
    • Current and Active Secret Clearance Salary Range: $72,400 USD - $108,600 USD

      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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

      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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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