Program Planning Scheduling Analyst – Associate Level 1 or Analyst Level 2Aurora, CO

Requisition ID: R10162713

  • Category: Business Management

  • Location: Aurora, Colorado, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: SCI

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: No

  • Positions 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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Program Planning Scheduling Analyst – Level 1 or 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This opportunity will be located in Aurora, CO and will be onsite. This position will support our Payload & Ground Systems division.

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

  • Preparing, developing and coordinating the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) to meet all program objectives

  • Ensuring program schedules are horizontally and vertically integrated.

  • Implementing scheduling best practices as prescribed by industry to include, but not limited to:

  • DCMA 14-point

  • IPMR DI-MGMT-81861

  • Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

  • Critical Path Analysis

  • Schedule Risk Assessment (SRA)

  • Schedule Performance, Health Metrics and Analysis

  • Provides weekly and monthly status and reporting

  • Tracking plans and schedules

  • Creating, maintaining and validating Schedule data

  • Performing risk analysis and management

  • Identifying and resolving critical path and network logic conflicts

  • Utilizing Gantt, milestone charts, Earned Value Management (EVM) and other project management techniques to gauge progress and identify performance variances

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

This position can be hired at either a Level 1 (Associate) or Level 2 (Analyst).

Basic Qualifications for Level 1:

  • High school diploma or equivalent with 4+ years of work experience or Bachelor’s degree

  • An additional 4+ years of work experience may be considered in lieu of education

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Current, active SCI clearance

Basic Qualifications for Level 2:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years of related experience – OR – Master’s degree with 1+ years of related experience

  • An additional 4+ years of work experience may be considered in lieu of education

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Current, active SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with scheduling software (i.e., MS Project 2016, Open Plan, PS3, Primavera P6, Milestone Professional, Deltek, SSI Tools)

  • Proficient in MS Project 2016

  • Experience with resource loading Schedules

  • Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) experience and Schedule Management

  • Experience with Schedule Risk Assessment (SRA)

  • Current, active TS/SCI Security Clearance

Salary Range: $62,600 - $93,800

Salary Range 2: $75,700 - $113,500

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.