Staff Program Schedule Analyst

Requisition ID: 21008937

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Northridge, California
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you’ll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world’s most critical problems in the most innovative ways. Northrop Grumman Defense Systems in Northridge, CA is currently seeking a Staff Program Schedule Analyst to support our Advanced Weapons Systems Business Unit. The Staff Program Schedule Analyst will report to the Manager of Program Scheduling and will be responsible for supporting Northrop Grumman Corporation Defense Systems’ Advanced Weapon programs in compliance with Earned Value Management System (EVMS) requirements and program implementation. This role requires the candidate to have an active Secret Clearance or above.

The Staff Program Schedule 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, business 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:
•    Assist in developing schedule processes/procedures, tools and systems for schedule management standardization. 
•    Ensure major Projects and Programs Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) and plans are horizontally and vertically integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality.
•    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.
•    Engage with the Program Team to perform thorough project analysis showing knowledge and understanding of the program and the principles of EVMS, and suggests/creates/implements work around to enhance cost and schedule performance.
•    Maintain and control Earned Value Management System (EVMS) compliance including cost/schedule integration.
•    Perform risk analyses, and identify and resolve critical path and network logic conflicts.
•    Understand numerous facets of scheduling and contribute to the development of new scheduling concepts, techniques and standards.
•    Provide interface/support to program office, IPT leads/CAMs and less experienced schedulers to achieve program objectives.
•    Support new business proposal providing recommendations on schedule methodologies and proposal strategies and develop an IMP and IMS.
•    Prepare program teams for compliance audits and baseline reviews through program set-up, start-up, and training.  Assist program teams in resolving corrective actions.
•    Fantastic analysis skills; able to work with large amounts of data.
•    Excellent communication and presentation skills to management and stakeholders
•    Self-motivated and able to work as team in a fast-paced environment

Relocation assistance is not available for this position at this time. 

Basic Qualifications:
•    Current/active DoD Secret clearance. 
•    Bachelor’s degree with 15 years' related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 13 years' related professional experience. 
•    10+ years of project scheduling experience using Microsoft Project or other related scheduling tools.
•    Experience with Schedule Health Analysis tools and Schedule Risk Assessment tools.
•    Working knowledge of EVMS guidelines and processes.
•    10+ years of experience using MS Office Suite, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
•    Willingness and ability to travel domestically 10% of the time.


Preferred Qualifications:
•    Bachelor's degree or higher in Business Management, Industrial Engineering, Finance, Operations Management, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field.
•    Current/active Top Secret/SCI clearance. 
•    An understanding of MS Project tool properties and functions, including:
     * exports and imports
     * multi-project consolidation
     * inter-project linkage
     * macros
     * ability to create a variety of views, tables, filters, and reports.
•    Working knowledge of EVMS guidelines and processes.
•    Proficiency of the following systems or software: Microsoft Project Client/Server, Milestones Pro, Cobra


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

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  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
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  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


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