Program Planning Schedlng Anlyst 2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Program Planning Scheduling Analyst 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist senior level staff in reviewing/analyzing the status of projects schedules and conduct analysis to mitigate programmatic problems
  • Prepare, develop and coordinate integrated master schedules to meet program objectives
  • Ensure major projects and program schedules and plans are horizontally and vertically integrated across company functional groups including engineering and manufacturing - Track, plan and schedule, identify and resolve critical path and network logic conflicts
  • Utilize Gantt, network/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
  • Manages scheduling statement of work (SOW) working with associated project controllers to ensure schedule and budget/forecast are consistent
  • Analyze schedule for critical path, recognizing implications of changes and assists in the development and incorporation of work-around plans into the schedule as required. - Develops necessary reports and metrics to enable management decisions
  • Provides integrated scheduling from proposal through execution phase of contract

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution
  • 2 years of scheduling experience
  • Project Server/SharePoint experience
  • An active in-scope DoD Top Secret Clearance
  • Microsoft Office experienced (Excel, PPT, Project and Word
  • The ability to obtain program access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Good communication skills
  • STEM degree
  • Aerospace/Defense industry
  • Excel macro/VBA skills are desired
  • Working knowledge with the following programs: MS Project, WBS Pro, Primavera Risk
  • 3 year of scheduling experience

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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