Principal Program Planning Scheduling Analyst, Palmdale, CA (Clearance Required)

    • Palmdale, CA

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking a Principal Program Planning Scheduling Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in Palmdale, CA.

Essential Functions:

  • 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 and network logic conflicts
  • Utilizes Gantt, PERT, milestone charts, earned value management and other project management techniques to gauge progress and performance variances to facilitate focus and intervention in critical areas
  • Manages scheduling statement of work (SOW) working with associated project controllers to ensure schedule and budget/forecast are consistent
  • Analyzes 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
  • Develops 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
  • Provides integrated scheduling from proposal through execution phase of contract


Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree with 5 years of experience in Program/Project Management, Business, Finance, EVMS, Industrial Engineering, and/or System Engineering, or a Master's degree with 3 years of stated experience
  • Must have an active DoD Secret Clearance, awarded/reviewed within the last 6 years
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of MS Project or Schedule Risk Assessment Software, such as Primavera
  • Proficient in Microsoft Project
  • 1 year of EVMS experience, Schedule Management
  • Aerospace/Defense industry experience
  • Excel Macro/VBA skills
  • Experience developing in Tableau
  • Experience working in Microsoft Project Server
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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