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.
The ideal candidate:
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, identifies and resolves critical path and network logic conflicts
Utilizes Gantt, PERT milestone charts, EVM and other project management techniques to gauge progress and identify performance variances to facilitate focus and intervention on critical areas
Serve as program planning surge support for programs as needed
Bachelor's degree with 10 years of planning/scheduling experience
Or Master's degree with 8 years of planning/scheduling experience
Possess intermediate to advanced skills in MS Project and the detail development of a resource loaded IMS
Ability and willingness to obtain a DoD SECRET clearance
Able to develop advanced concepts, techniques, and standards. Develop new applications based on professional principles and theories.
Demonstrates skill and ability to analyze and develop innovative solutions to complex problems.
Able to communicate effectively regarding scheduling issues at the highest levels.
Full understanding Earned Value Management (EVM) practices and be able to support implementation on programs
Understands International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)
Active, final Secret clearance in-scope (within 5 years)
Understanding of and experience with providing support to Integrated Product Teams (IPT)
Experience in Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) and DCMA Joint Surveillance Reviews (JSRs)
Understanding of and the ability to conduct Schedule Risk Assessments
Self-starter that is able to work well in a high-paced and dynamic environment
The ability to work effectively under pressure
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.