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Raytheon Technologies Principle Specialist, Project Management in Portsmouth, Rhode Island

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 Naval Power 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 will be located in Portsmouth, RI.

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 program’s 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

  • Minimum of 5 years of Program Planning or Scheduling or Project Management experience

  • Prior work experience using software designed for creating and maintaining industry related schedules. (MS Project, Primavera, Open Plan, or similar scheduling software)

  • Prior work experience with Earned Value Management System (EVMS) or similar business process

  • Prior work experience evaluating and planning, scheduling and cost estimating tasks

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance . U.S. citizenship is require as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

    Qualifications We Value:

  • Existing secret clearance

  • Prior work experience analyzing/querying schedule data including critical path and schedule metrics

  • 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 Software 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 you’re 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 184315

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.