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Program Planning and Scheduling Analyst

Requisition ID: R10082277

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SCI
  • 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 Space Systems sector is seeking Program Planning Scheduling Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.  The selected candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman's Program Scheduling and Compliance Center of Excellence. This position is located in Linthicum, MD and will require the selected candidate to be co-located to the site for a possible hybrid work schedule.

The Program Planning Scheduling Analyst is responsible for the implementation of standard processes and tools, and program planning and control practices.  This position will work within a team environment consisting of program management, technical, production, financial and other supporting staff. 

The ideal candidate will have strong teambuilding skills, exhibit strong leadership potential, and possess comprehensive verbal and written communication/presentation skills.


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

  • Create valid and effective Program Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) that incorporate all dependencies, aligns to resource availability, and identifies and aligns program milestones with contractual need dates. 

  • Establish ground rules and assumptions, and ensure compliance with applicable EVMS guidelines.

  • Identify & validate the critical path, run performance and health check metrics.

  • Conduct trend analysis and report data, e.g. late start/finish, forecast dates impacts, manage program schedule margin, and changes to critical path(s). 

  • Monitor and develop work around utilizing schedule acceleration techniques to achieve additional margin, monitor & de-conflict internal and external influences to resources and the critical path.

  • Provide schedules visibility, reporting, and schedule analyses, performs risk analyses, and identifies and resolves critical path and network logic conflicts.

  • Monitor the Program IMS to ensure the Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB) supports the Programs execution Plan & ensures cost/schedule integration.

  • Works with the technical lead, functional managers and control account managers to identify internal and external dependencies, milestones and deliverables.

  • Frequent use of industry scheduling best practices, and specific Scheduling Tool properties and functions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of related professional experience - OR - 6 years of related experience in lieu of degree.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel and PowerPoint and Word.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance.

  • Experience using Microsoft Project or other related scheduling tool.

 
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Business Management, Industrial Engineering, Finance, Operations Management, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field. 

  • Experience using Schedule Health Analysis tools and Schedule Risk Assessment tools.

  • Experience working with SAP production schedules.

  • Experience supporting Projects/Program of different size, contract types, and complexity.

  • Experience with Earned Value Metrics.

  • Working knowledge of EVMS guidelines and processes.

  • Current Top Secret/SCI


Salary Range: $65,000 USD - $97,600 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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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.