SM3 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:
Raytheon Missile & Defense (RMD) is seeking an experienced Program Management, Planning & Scheduling professional to join the RMD Planning & Scheduling Department. You will be assigned work on a program within the Strategic Missiles and Defense Mission Area portfolio of programs and will be the focal point for matters pertaining to schedule on the program or programs. You will be directly accountable for adherence to RMD and government policies in the area of scheduling and Earned Value. This position is for a Program Planner within SMIII RMD located in Tucson, AZ.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Support development and maintenance of program Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) in MS Project, based on requirements and scope provided by the customer
  • Detail plan and maintain the IMS throughout the programs lifecycle that incorporates contractual and programmatic changes into the IMS in order to maintain realistic, current contract schedule baselines
  • Ensure the IMS is compliant with government customer requirements throughout all program phases
  • Ensure the IMS is resource loaded for applicable scope with target budgets and demonstrates thorough cost and schedule integration
  • Conduct detailed analysis of the IMS and supporting documents to ensure quality, completeness and compliance. The weekly/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 Planning Lead as well as Program Manager, customers and senior management as needed.
  • Support EAC and LRE processes as they relate to the Program IMS
  • Assist with development and maintenance of the Program Master Phasing Schedule using Milestones Professional Software.
Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited university or college in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field of study.
  • Minimum of five years of Program Planning & Scheduling or Project Management experience
  • Prior work experience with Microsoft Project
  • Prior work experience with Earned Value Management System (EVMS) or similar business process
  • Prior work experience assisting teams in evaluating and planning, scheduling and cost estimating tasks
  • Prior work experience analyzing/querying schedule data including critical path and schedule metrics
  • 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:
  • Demonstrated experience with MS Office Suite
  • Experience in production and operations planning.
  • Ability to decompose statements of work into their basic elements and transform them into workable program plan
  • Intimately familiar with applicable Government regulations, especially pertaining to program planning and Earn Value compliance
  • Understanding of basic product development principles including Agile SW development
  • Ability to interface and influence at all levels of an organization with strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Familiarity with any of the following: Achieving Process Excellence (APEX) SAP/R3, Microframe Project Manager (MPM) or similar EVMS tools and software applications such as Oracle ERP, Deltek Cobra and Deltek MPM Connect
  • Demonstrated ability to balance technical/cost/schedule constraints to achieve customer satisfaction
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified by the Project Management Institute (PMI)

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

Location Information:
This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of Americas 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of natures best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucsons fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.
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SM3 Program Planner

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Tucson, AZ 85701

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