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Principal Program Planner

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments, we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.

Job Summary:
The Program Planning Department within Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) is seeking a program management/planning professional to join our team.

Our RMD Program Management Excellence Planning teammates are valued business partners, influencing and developing executable program plans, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders and providing schedule and predictive analytics and acceleration techniques, all in support of the products and services we deliver to our customers. With a global portfolio of clients, partners, and suppliers, the development opportunities for our Contracts experts are endless, both domestically and abroad. Our success is driven by a strong culture, investing in our people, and embracing the perspectives of a diverse workforce. Our PMX Planning teammates fuel powerful ideas, develop meaningful relationships, and work together to achieve and exceed business goals.

The Principal Program Planner position will be a member of the Program Management Excellence organization, supporting a program within the Air Power Mission Area directorate. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, maintenance and analysis of the Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) for complex programs.

If youre ready for your next rewarding career, wed like to meet you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Ability to understand the program technical and programmatic solution, and partnering with the program team, lead integration of that solution into the IMS baseline plan ensuring the cost, schedule and technical requirements are fully integrated into the execution plan
  • Lead creation and maintenance of compliant Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) on requirements provided by the customer that achieve necessary cost and schedule integration
  • Lead the team to ensure program plan and IMS is developed consistent with IPDS and program life cycle. Must be able to review the IMS planned work for accuracy, identifying missing work or work that is planned improperly
  • Understands, can create, use and recommend appropriate alternative/supplemental program mgmt. plans/artifacts (HUM, MPS, First Unit Flow), to help the program team understand and manage to the plan
  • Partnering with SMEs, explain Schedule Risk Analysis results to program teams, understands SRA concepts and theory, with ability to interpret results to the program team and integrate mitigation plans into the IMS and schedule risks into the Risk Management process
  • Provides weekly and monthly planning metrics on schedule status, baseline maintenance, critical path analysis, and schedule variance analysis and network logic validation, employing appropriate Earned Value Management System processes
  • Mentor and train junior planner

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited university or college in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field of study
  • 8+ years of applicable Planner or Program Management experience that included Program Planning and Scheduling
  • Prior work experience with development and maintenance of Integrated Master Schedules in a highly matrixed Organization
  • Prior work experience using software designed for creating and maintaining industry related schedules. (MS Project, Primavera, Open Plan, or similar scheduling software)
  • Experience in developing program-level critical and driving paths, followed with validation of the logic/paths with the programs
  • Prior work experience with managing/leading/integrating scheduling and EVMS techniques, principles for project teams
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
Qualifications We Value:
  • Prior work experience with Integrated Product Development System (IPDS)
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate the effective integration and maintenance in the IMS of technical, schedule and cost in an EVMS environment
  • Demonstrated ability to understand the program technical and programmatic solution and lead integration and modelling of that solution into the IMS.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret/analyze SRA results, program schedule risk/opportunity drivers and schedule probability of success
  • Demonstrated ability to partner/collaborate with Planning and functional organization SMEs to support their program teams
  • Understanding of hardware and software development life-cycle, exposure to agile methodologies
  • Demonstrated ability to manage/lead/teach proper scheduling and EVMS techniques, principles for project personnel or teams of varying size and backgrounds.
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand different perspectives and ask right questions ensuring IMS integrity
  • Be able to identify and drive process improvement, ability to work with the team to develop solutions and solve problems.
  • Previous project management experience and/or project management certification.
  • Familiarity with APEX financial systems
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of Cost Estimating/BOE generation
  • Desired Education: BS Degree in Electrical/Mechanical/Industrial Engineering

What We Offer:
Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Clearance Information:
This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:

https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm

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Posted: 2021-04-03 Expires: 2021-05-07

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