Senior Technical Planner

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tewksbury, MA 01876
Missiles and Defense is seeking a program management/planning professional to join the Program Planning Department within Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD).

The Program Planner position will be a member of the Program Management Excellence organization, supporting the Patriot program. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, maintenance and analysis of the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and familiarity of Integrated Master Plan (IMP) for mid complexity program.

This position will be located in Tewksbury, MA or Remote.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Partners with the program team to ensure the cost, schedule and technical requirements are fully integrated and executed as planned. Provides weekly and monthly planning metrics on schedule status, baseline maintenance, critical path analysis, and schedule variance analysis and network logic validation.
  • Familiar with Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) processes and in the discipline of program planning and scheduling. The candidate will contribute to ensuring compliance with governmental and customer requirements. Duties will include: creating and maintaining compliant Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) that achieves necessary cost and schedule integration.
  • Will assist in the integrated planning and budgeting of tasks, perform analyses and prepare reports to provide the programs with the visibility to make management decision to ensure that programs meet or exceed schedule commitments.
  • Must be able to ensure the IMS is used as a predictive model and as a valued management tool for the program. The candidate will incorporate contractual and programmatic changes into the IMS in order to maintain realistic current contract schedule baselines. The weekly and monthly business rhythms will require communication (electronically and verbally) of schedule status including but not limited to, results of critical path analysis, schedule variance analysis and the results of what if exercises to the Program Manager, the customer and potentially to senior management.

To be successful in this role the candidate must develop strong relationships with Program Management, Finance, IPTs, CAMs and customer.

Required skills:


  • 4+ years of applicable experience that included Program Planning and Scheduling
  • Familiar with the integration of schedule and cost in an Earned Value environment
  • Competency in IMS Network Analysis and Critical Path
  • Demonstrated Microsoft Project experience (or similar project scheduling software)
  • This position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a clearance.
  • Required Education: BS in STEM (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics)

Desired skills:


  • Knowledge and experience in assisting IPTs in planning, scheduling and cost estimating tasks
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to interact professionally at all levels of management
  • Familiarity with Risk and Opportunity Management
  • Six Sigma Specialist or similar certification
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver customer focused solutions
  • The ability to thrive in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Experience using software designed for creating and maintaining industry related schedules. (MS Project, Primavera, Open Plan, or similar scheduling software)

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

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. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.
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Senior Technical Planner

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tewksbury, MA 01876

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