The Technical Planning and Control Systems Engineer supports the planning for and execution of activities on the program. Works with others on multidisciplinary design teams to satisfy project technical, performance, cost, schedule, resource and quality requirements. Specifically, the Technical Planning and Control Systems Engineer:
- Supports development of project plans including Project Management Plan, Risk and Opportunity Plan, detailed task definition, resource requirements, schedule, quality, and cost parameters.
- Implements process and tools to identify program issues, risks and opportunities, assess technical and programmatic impacts, helps formulate mitigation plans, and tracks progress.
- Coordinates Lifecycle Management (LCM) execution on all phases of a program (from capture to delivery and closure).
- Supports development and maintenance of the Program Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) dictionary and compliance matrixes.
- Applies program and systems approach and product life cycle knowledge, resolves conflicting requirements to benefit the total system performance, quality, schedule, resources, and cost.
- Supports Configuration Management Change Control Boards (CCBs).
- Prepares project technical results and recommendations to internal and external customers. Supports internal reviews including peer reviews, technical/design reviews, and program reviews. Participates in formal technical reviews with customer.
- Maintains up-to-date knowledge of Program Management discipline to enhance the organization’s project and technical capabilities.
- Knowledge of and familiarity with relevant Program Management standards and practices.
- Knowledge of and familiarity with program management especially risk and opportunity management, cost management and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS).