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Program Planning and Scheduling Analyst III

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Are you looking for an opportunity to deepen your planning and scheduling skills in a meaningful work environment that supports and protects explorers and heroes? Join our team! As a Program Planning and Scheduling Analyst III, you will be using your skills to prepare, develop, and coordinate our integrated master plan and integrated master schedule to meet our program objectives and ensure major projects and program schedules and plans are horizontally and vertically integrated across the enterprise. You'll be expected to be tracking plans and schedules, performing risk analysis, identifying and resolving critical path and network logic conflicts utilizing Gantt, PERT, milestone charts, earned value management, and other project management techniques. You'll evaluate the level of schedule compliance and identify reasons for completion shortfalls.

Sierra Space, based in Louisville, Colorado with operations in Madison, Wisconsin, Durham, North Carolina, and Kennedy Space Center, Florida, designs and manufactures advanced spacecraft, satellites, propulsion and environmental systems, spacecraft subsystems and components for the U.S. government (including NASA), commercial customers and international organizations. Learn more about Sierra Space

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Use your skills to prepare, develop, and coordinate our integrated master plan and integrated master schedule to meet our program objectives and ensure major projects and program schedules and plans are horizontally and vertically integrated across the enterprise

  • Develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with Program Manager, Directors, Leads, and customers

  • Track plans and schedules, perform risk analysis, identify and resolve critical path and network logic conflicts utilizing Gantt, PERT, milestone charts, earned value management, and other project management techniques

  • Evaluate the level of schedule compliance and identify reasons for completion shortfalls

  • Serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management

  • Conduct performance/project analyses during phase-down to benefit future/other projects, missions, and programs.

Must-haves:

  • A Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, economics, engineering, or a related field and typically 3 years or more of related work experience.

  • Relevant experience may be considered in lieu for required education

  • Higher education may substitute for relevant experience

  • Experience in Microsoft Project Professional

  • Knowledgeable of how to assemble and build an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)

  • Foundational understanding of Program Management processes

  • Understanding of Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) development

  • Understanding of Event versus Product based schedules

  • Understanding of Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) development

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of DCMA 14-point & IPMR DI_MGMT-81861

  • Understanding of MIL Standard 881

  • Experience with Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)

  • Experience in the development and maintenance of resource loaded integrated master schedules to include detailed schedule analysis, rolling wave planning, health assessments, schedule risk assessments, and critical/driving path analysis

  • Experience in facilitation of resource leveling; validation of remaining work; identification and resolution of critical path conflicts; analysis of impacts to schedule of any proposed changes

  • Understanding and application of Critical Path Analysis and Schedule Risk Analysis

  • Understanding of and application of Schedule Performance and Heath Metric Analysis

  • Knowledge of engineering design and life cycle concepts

  • Experience in aerospace or closely related industry

  • Ability to work across multiple software systems and comprehend system relationships

  • Ability to develop and conduct relevant stakeholder learning sessions.

  • Knowledge of DoD, government contracting and/or public auditing, policies, standards, and procedures

  • Knowledge of Cobra a plus

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance may be required Learn more about the background check process for Security Clearances

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

With 30+ years of proven spaceflight heritage, Sierra Space has provided more than 4,000 space systems, subsystems and components to customers worldwide, and participated in more than 500 missions to space, including to Mars. The company has technology in production and in development to enable space habitats for short- and long-duration space travel, a fleet of Dream Chaser spaceplanes, and the first free-flying commercial space station. Please visit www.sierraspace.com to learn more about Sierra Space, its business areas, capabilities, programs, products and services.

Estimated Starting Salary Range: $76,956.28 - $105,814.89

Sierra Space offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.

As COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities, we are taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 and associated variants pose in the workplace. SNC is committed to supporting our employees while ensuring we continue to meet essential national security needs of our country.

With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, SNC will continue to require COVID-19 vaccination status for all employees including new hires. In accordance with applicable requirements, all current and newly hired employees who are unvaccinated may be required to adhere to enhanced onsite safety protocols including weekly COVID-19 testing, face coverings, and social distancing.ย 

The status of applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements are subject to change depending on applicable court orders and the course of ongoing litigation. Candidates may later be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved exemption.ย 

At Sierra Space, our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. Sierra Space is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Contributions to Sierra Space come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.

Sierra Space
Sierra Space

United States, Louisville, CO

Posted 2 months ago

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