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Program Planning and Scheduling Analyst 2 or 3

Requisition ID: R10064983

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: San Diego, CA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking a qualified Master Planning and Scheduling Analyst 2 or a qualified Principle Master Planning and Scheduling Analyst 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA to support the Triton Program and offers a 50/50 Hybrid Telecommute Schedule.

Responsibilities will include:

This Master Planning and Scheduling Analyst position will, under general direction, prepare, develop, and coordinate integrated master schedules to meet program and IPT objectives. Ensure major projects and program schedules and plans are horizontally and vertically integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material and manufacturing. Analyst will utilize Gantt, PERT, milestone charts, earned value management and other project management techniques to gauge progress and identify performance variances to facilitate focus and intervention on critical areas.  They will also manage scheduling statement of work (SOW) while working with associated project controllers to ensure schedule and budget/forecast are consistent.  They will analyze schedule for critical path, recognizing implications of changes and assists in the development and incorporation of work-around plans into the schedule when change is required. Develop necessary reports and metrics to enable management decisions. Utilizes the Earned Value Management (EVM) system to analyze schedules to ensure they are consistent with budgets and forecast. Performs IPT Scheduling for complex program IMS in a lead scheduling role for smaller projects. Provides integrated scheduling from proposal through execution phase of contract.

This is a fast-paced high energy environment that requires a self-motivated employee to join the team. The ideal candidate will possess the following traits and abilities: ability to prepare, develop and coordinate the integrated master plan and integrated master schedule to meet all program objectives: track plans and schedules, perform risk analysis, identify and resolve critical path and network logic conflicts: develop and implement solutions of moderate scope and complexity; analyze variances/trends and develop new methods and process techniques; work under very general supervision while completing numerous assignments per schedule and elevating potential issues to ensure proper management focus; ability to create and present content to various levels of leadership; ability to efficiently work with multiple functional teams, supplier teams, and Program/Project Managers; exert some influence on peers and internal customers; and have good interpersonal skills while representing the group on special projects outside of own group.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

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 Level 2;

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of program planning and scheduling experience OR a Master's Degree with entry level experience

Basic Qualifications Level 3;

  • 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)

Preferred Qualifications;

  • Possess intermediate to advanced skills in MS Project and the detail development of an IMS
  • Full understanding Earned Value Management (EVM) practices and be able to support implementation on programs
  • Understanding of and experience with providing support to Integrated Product Teams (IPT)
  • Experience in Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) and DCMA Joint Surveillance Reviews (JSRs)
  • Ability and willingness to obtain a DoD SECRET clearance

Salary Range: $68,100 USD - $102,100 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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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.