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Planning & Scheduling Analyst 5

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Sterling
Posted on: August 7, 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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Program Planning & Scheduling Analyst - Lead to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Dulles VA. Partial telework will be considered.

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

  • Serving in a lead capacity on larger programs/portfolios.
  • Providing best practice program planning and scheduling support to internal and external customers (typically Program/Proposal/Product Team Managers, CAMs, etc.).
  • Gathering source planning data, logical sequencing of activities, establishment of activity durations and loading resources in an Integrated Master Schedule network.
  • Providing status reporting and earned value analysis of work performed against an approved baseline plan.
  • Reviewing subcontractor schedule submissions to assess performance, determine compliance to subcontract requirements and communicate corrective actions (as needed).
  • Implementing automated planning/scheduling software tools to perform program planning.
  • Providing schedule analysis and reporting, including critical path analysis and assessment, schedule risk assessments, and schedule health metrics analysis. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
    • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
    • 401k
    • Educational Assistance
    • Life Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
    • Paid Time Off
    • Health & Wellness Resources
    • Employee DiscountsThis position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

      Basic Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree with 14+ years of related experience - OR - a Master's degree with 12+ years of related experience. Additional years of experience accepted in lieu of a degree.
      • Proficient in developing and maintaining a program schedule in a scheduling software tool (MS Project, Open Plan, PS3, etc.).
      • Extensive Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) experience.
      • Strong PC skills and proficient knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Excel.
      • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment with technical subject matter experts and business operations personnel.
      • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret level security clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.Preferred Qualifications:
        • Active DoD security clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.
        • Experience leading and training junior Schedule Analysts.
        • Direct experience with automated cost and schedule integration (to include MS Project and Cobra).
        • Ability to understand and maintain a resource loaded network.
        • DCMA certification.
        • Aerospace/Defense Industry experience. Salary Range: $129,000 USD - $193,400 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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Sterling , Planning & Scheduling Analyst 5, Professions , Sterling, Virginia

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