Senior Principal Program Planning Scheduling Analyst Redondo Beach, CA

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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Strategic Space Systems Division has an opening for an Senior Principal Program Planning Scheduling Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California.

A successful candidate in this role will be interested/energized by and able to:

Technical advisor with respect to project schedule development from inception to completion for facilities project planning/design/bid/construction/close out, ensure all dates updated timely and schedule impacts reflected. Works with Facilities Project Leads and all project stakeholders to develop and maintain project schedules and related tasks. Incorporates critical program and function milestone need dates. Develops and maintains project schedules identifying relationships, logic, milestones and constraints for construction projects of various types.

Monitors and actively participates in evaluating project and program scheduling issues while administering best practices and standards. Obtains accurate and timely project schedule updates from project team and performs QA/QC on information received. Creates and develops conceptual what-if schedules for multiple project types including large complex multi-year facilities projects.

Performs Critical Path analyses. Prepares ad-hoc reports and analyses as directed by management.

Performs Critical Path analysis. Walks the construction sites as needed and checks the contractor's weekly/monthly schedule progress; provides reports to the project AOR and upper management. Effectively communicates with the Contractor regarding all schedule/progress related matters and concerns in the weekly status meetings and all other schedule related meetings. Performs Project Schedule QA/QC reviews on a regular basis. Prepares reports as needed and directed by Management. Obtains accurate and timely project schedule updates from project teams and performs QA/QC on information received.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university plus 10 years of experience OR Master's degree from an accredited university plus 8 years of experience developing facilities planning, design and construction schedules Solid understanding of WBS, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office.

  • Proper Logic Ties & Coding Experience. Experience in developing schedule update reports: Current Schedule, Milestone Schedule, 3 weeks look ahead (WBS & by owner), Critical Path, Ad Hoc reports needed. comfortable with scheduling and leading meetings with key stakeholders and management.

  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain an active U.S. Government security clearance at the Secret OR Top-Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years, OR must have and be able to maintain an active U.S. Government SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within the last 5 years.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in the aerospace and defense industry

  • Prepare, develop, and coordinate integrated master plan and integrated master schedule to meet all project objectives.

  • Ability to drive/coordinate work between team members.

  • Ability to build and communicate a project timeline.

  • Strong understanding Overall Health Metric of the Construction Project Schedules

Salary Range: $107,000 - $160,600

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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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