Program Planning Scheduling Analyst 3 (Secret Clearance Required)

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 is currently seeking a Program Planning & Scheduling Analyst 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Oklahoma City, OK and the qualified applicant will become part of MAS B-2 Master.

Planning and Scheduling Department. Roles and Responsibilities:

- Primary duty is to prepare, develop and coordinate updates and changes to the integrated master schedule to meet all program objectives
- 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, identifies and resolves critical path and network logic conflicts
- Maintains rigorous cost-schedule integration and validates EVM through status reports
- Utilizes 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
- The prime candidate will also be able to work in a high paced environment, meet deadline and produce analysis in a timely manner
- Conduct regular internal schedule audits to ensure compliance with requirements and policies
- Collaborate with the CAMs and major subcontractors to incorporate their subcontractor's interface giver / receiver activities into the prime integrated master schedule
- Candidate to be considered a subject matter expert (SME) in fulfilling a leadership role in guiding and training program team on scheduling practices and process improvement

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and 6 Years experience with Bachelors; 4 Years with Masters
- An active in-scope DoD Secret clearance
- 6 years of scheduling experience

Preferred Qualifications:
- Conducting Schedule Risk Assessments (SRA); and familiarity with SRA software tools are necessary
- 6 years of recent expert experience using MS Project or scheduling tools
Earned Value Management (EVM) practices and be able to support implementation on programs
- Experience in Schedule Baseline, Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) and DCMA Joint Surveillance Reviews (JSRs)

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.${descr2}${descr3}

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