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Northrop Grumman Program Planning Scheduling Analyst in Melbourne, Florida

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 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.

Essential Functions:

Prepares, develops and coordinates the integrated master plan and 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 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have an active/in-scope Secret Security Clearance

  • Bachelor's degree with 3 years of work experience in Program/Project Management, Industrial Engineering, Earned Value Management, Business, Finance, or System Engineering; OR a Master's degree with 1 year of the above work experience.

  • At least 2 years' of experience with MS Project or Schedule Risk Assessment Software, such as Primavera

  • At least 2 years' experience with Microsoft Office suite including Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Project

  • Certified PM, PMP, or SP

  • 1 Year of EVMS Experience, Schedule Management Preferred

  • Aerospace/Defense Industry Experience

  • Excel Macro/VBA Skills are desired

  • 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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Business Management