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Northrop Grumman Space Systems Integrated National Systems Business Unit is seeking a Program Planning and Scheduling Analyst - Principal Level 3, supporting our Colorado Springs, CO (Schriever AFB) location. This individual must be capable of creating and maintaining a resource loaded schedule network that is the core of a schedule-driven EVMS implementation. This position will be onsite.
Specific roles and responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:
Prepare, develop and coordinate the integrated master plan and integrated master schedule to meet all program objectives.
Track plans and schedules, perform risk analysis, identify and resolve critical path and network logic conflicts.
Provide program planning and scheduling support to internal and external customers. This includes gathering of source planning data, logical sequencing of activities, establishing activity durations and loading of resources in an Integrated Master Schedule Network for the purpose of providing status reporting and earned value analysis of work performed against the approved baseline plan.
Implement automated planning software to perform schedule analysis and reporting, including critical path analysis and assessment, schedule risk assessments, schedule health metrics analysis.
Analyze variances/trends and develop new methods and process techniques.
Able to assist in the creation and presentation of content to various levels of leadership, efficiently work with multiple functional teams, supplier teams, and Program/Project Managers and exert some influence on peers and internal customers.
Support/coordinate internal and external surveillance audits and DCMA surveillance reviews, and integrated baseline reviews.
Ensure full compliance with corporate policies, with particular focus on implementation of the NG Earned Value Management System.
The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members.
Responsibilities for this internship position are:
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoD guidance for Skillbridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week.
Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.
Goals- Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.
Objectives- Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission "Defining Possible" on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.
Outcome- Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.
DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:
Has served at least 180 days on active duty
Is within 12 months of separation or retirement
Will receive an honorable discharge
Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS
Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months
Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.
Bachelor's Degree with 6+ years of related experience - OR - Master's Degree with 4+ years of related experience.
Will consider additional 4+ years of experience in lieu of degree.
Experience with MS Project, MS Office applications and the development of an Integrated Master Schedule.
Knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM) practices and be able to support implementation on program with varying contract types.
Current, active DoD Top Secret/SCI with poly Security Clearance.
Command approval from first O-4 in chain of command
Prior experience in the aerospace and defense industry.
Prior experience with DI-MGMT-81650 and related government requirements.
Experience in supporting Integrated Product Teams (IPTs), Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs) and DCMA Joint Surveillance Reviews (JSRs).
Salary Range: $78,500 - $117,700
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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
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