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Northrop Grumman Senior Principal Program Planning Scheduling Analyst - Redondo Beach (A04) in Redondo Beach, California

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Sr Principal Program Planning Scheduling Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

The selected candidate will be supporting classified programs providing schedule management support. You will work with multiple engineers/control account managers (CAMs) and program leadership to develop program schedules for one or more programs within Research and Technology and Advanced Programs.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Prepares, develops and coordinates the integrated master plan and integrated master schedule to meet all program objectives

  • Coordinate schedule development with multiple functional groups such as finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality

  • Ensure program schedules are horizontally and vertically integrated

  • Implement scheduling best practices including DCMA 14-point and IPMR DI-MGMT-8186.

  • Work with Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

  • Perform Critical Path Analysis

  • Perform Schedule Risk Assessment (SRA)

  • Review and analyze Schedule Performance and Health Metrics

  • Provide weekly status and reporting

  • Create, maintain and validate Schedule data

  • Identify and resolve critical path and network logic conflicts

  • Utilize Gantt, milestone charts, and other project management techniques to gauge progress and identify performance variances

The ideal candidate works independently and thrives in an agile and changing environment. You are a self-starter with strong attention to detail. The work we do is cutting edge technology in a classified environment.

This position can be based out of either Redondo Beach, CA or El Segundo, CA with an expectation that work may be spread across both locations. You will need to be flexible to work out of either location depending on program needs.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with 10+ years of related experience - OR - a Master's degree from an accredited university with 8+ years of related experience. Note: an additional 4 years of experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.

  • Strong PC skills and proficient knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Excel

  • Proficient with Microsoft Project

  • Experience with Critical Path Analysis

  • Experience with DCMA 14-Points

  • Experience with Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

  • Experience with Schedule Risk Assessment (SRA)

  • Current, active Secret clearance awarded or investigated within the last 6 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with any of the following: Open Plan, Deltek Acumen/Fuse Risk, MPM, SAP, Tableau

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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