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Northrop Grumman Principal Program Planning Scheduling Analyst - Top Secret/SCI Required (Redondo Beach, CA) in Redondo Beach, California

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 Payload and Ground Systems has an opening for a Program Planning Scheduling Analyst 2 for their Redondo Beach, CA location.

Must have an active DoD Top Secret and/or SSBI with SCI Clearance to start.

In this role, the selected candidate will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Prepares, develops and coordinates the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) to meet all program objectives, incorporates all dependencies, aligns to resource availability, identifies and aligns program milestones with contractual need dates.

  • Ensures program schedules are horizontally and vertically integrated.

  • Provides weekly status and reporting.

  • Conduct trend analysis and report data, ie: late start/finish, forecast date impacts, program schedule margin, and changes to critical path(s).

  • Supports Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBR) and Joint Surveillance Reviews (JSR) audits.

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

o DCMA 14-point

o IPMR DI-MGMT-81861

o Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

o Critical Path Analysis

o Schedule Risk Analysis (SRA)

o Schedule Performance and Health Metrics and Analysis

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Ability to perform detailed schedule, resource, work, and cost analysis and make recommendations to solve problems.

  • Ability to create presentation content and present to various levels of leadership.

  • Ability to effectively work with multiple functional teams, supplier teams, and the Program/Project Manager.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 5 years of experience in Program Planning & Scheduling, Finance, Pricing, Data Analytics, Program Management or Engineering - OR - Master's degree with 3 years of experience in Program Planning & Scheduling, Finance, Pricing, Data Analytics, Program Management or Engineering - OR - 9 years of the above stated experience in lieu of a degree.

  • 1 year of project scheduling experience using Microsoft Project or other related scheduling process or system.

  • Experience using MS Office Suite, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

  • Must have an active DoD Top Secret and/or SSBI with SCI Clearance to start.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Business, Supply Chain, and/or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline.

  • Experience with Microsoft Project Server 2010/2013.

  • Knowledge with Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) development; Schedule Risk Assessment (SRA) approach and execution.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees, management, and executive leadership.

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