Sr Principal Technical Planner

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Huntsville, AL 35801
Job Description:

Contingent on Contract Award, 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 Technical Planner within RMD located in Huntsville, AL.

Duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • 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
  • Lead and 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
  • Lead the development and maintenance of the Program Master Phasing Schedule using Milestones Professional Software.
Required Skills:
10+ years of Program Planning & Scheduling experience
Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Project to manage and support Projects and Programs
Demonstrated knowledge of the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) or similar business process
Demonstrated knowledge in assisting team in evaluating and planning, scheduling and cost estimating tasks
Demonstrated experience with MS Office suite products
This position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a clearance.

Desired Skills:
Experience in the area of analyzing and querying schedule data (including Schedule Metrics).
Experience in leading project planning exercises, as well as the creation and maintenance of Integrated Master Plans and Master Schedules (IMP/IMS).
Earned Value Management System (EVMS) expertise.
Ability to decompose statements of work into their basic elements and transform them into a workable program plan.
Intimately familiar with applicable Government regulations, especially pertaining to program planning and Earned Value compliance.
Conversant in basic product development principles including Agile software development.
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified by the Project Management Institute (PMI)
Ability to interface and influence at all levels of an organization with strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to thrive in a deadline-oriented environment

Required Education (including Major):
Bachelor of Science (Technical or Engineering-Related Degree)

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



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RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Huntsville, AL 35801

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