Requisition ID: R10087920
Category: Research and Sciences
Location: Melbourne, FL, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: None
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 1
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.
Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking a qualified Sr Principal Operations Research Analyst 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL to support the MDC2 Business Unit in the Global Surveillance division.
Responsibilities will include:
This Operations Research Analyst position will, under general direction, prepare, develop, and coordinate integrated master schedules to meet program and IPT objectives. Ensure major projects and program schedules and plans are horizontally and vertically integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material and manufacturing. Analyst will utilize Gantt, PERT, milestone charts, earned value management and other project management techniques to gauge progress and identify performance variances to facilitate focus and intervention on critical areas. They will also manage scheduling statement of work (SOW) while working with associated project controllers to ensure schedule and budget/forecast are consistent. They will analyze schedule for critical path, recognizing implications of changes and assists in the development and incorporation of work-around plans into the schedule when change is required. Develop necessary reports and metrics to enable management decisions. Utilizes the understanding of Earned Value Management (EVM) system to analyze schedules to ensure they are consistent with budgets and forecast. Performs IPT Scheduling for complex program IMS in a lead scheduling role for smaller projects. Provides integrated scheduling from proposal through execution phase of contract.
This is a fast-paced high energy environment that requires a self-motivated employee to join the team. The ideal candidate will possess the following traits and abilities: ability to 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: develop and implement solutions of moderate scope and complexity; analyze variances/trends and develop new methods and process techniques; work under very general supervision while completing numerous assignments per schedule and elevating potential issues to ensure proper management focus; ability to create and present content to various levels of leadership; ability to efficiently work with multiple functional teams, supplier teams, and Program/Project Managers; exert some influence on peers and internal customers; and have good interpersonal skills while representing the group on special projects outside of own group.
The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.
We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly inclusive environment! We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.
Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees! Does this sound like what you’re looking for?
At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation– building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.
Basic Qualifications Level 3;
Master’s degree with 6 years’ experience, a Bachelor’s Degree with 8 years, or 3 years with a PhD as an Industrial Engineering, and/or industry related experience
Ability to create high level metrics and brief to executive, program and customer leadership
Experience using Word, PowerPoint and Excel (including creating, maintaining, analyzing and manipulating spreadsheets with complex formulas
Experience creating and managing a schedule using a scheduling software such as : MS Project, Primavera, Real Time Project, Deltek Open Plan Professional (OPP) and/or similar
Possess intermediate to advanced skills in MS Project and the detail development of an IMS
Full understanding Earned Value Management (EVM) practices and be able to support implementation on programs
Understanding of and experience with providing support to Integrated Product Teams (IPT)
Experience in Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) and DCMA Joint Surveillance Reviews (JSRs)
Ability and willingness to obtain a DoD SECRET clearance
Salary Range: $101,600 USD – $152,400 USD
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/.
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer
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