Raytheon Technologies Senior Program Planner II in St. Petersburg, Florida
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.
Missiles and Defense is Hiring a Sr. Program Planner II
Our RMD Program Management Excellence Planning teammates are valued business partners, influencing and developing executable program plans, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders and providing schedule and predictive analytics and acceleration techniques, all in support of the products and services we deliver to our customers. With a global portfolio of clients, partners, and suppliers, the development opportunities for our Contracts experts are endless, both domestically and abroad. Our success is driven by a strong culture, investing in our people, and embracing the perspectives of a diverse workforce. Our PMX Planning teammates fuel powerful ideas, develop meaningful relationships, and work together to achieve and exceed business goals.
The Sr. Program Planner II position will be a member of the Program Management Excellence organization, supporting a program within the Naval Power (NP) mission area. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, maintenance and analysis of the Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) for complex programs. This position is located in St. Petersburg, FL.
Responsibilities to Anticipate:
Ability to understand the programmatic solution, and partnering with the program team, lead integration of that solution into the IMS baseline plan ensuring the cost, schedule and technical requirements are fully integrated into the execution plan.
Lead creation and maintenance of compliant Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) on requirements provided by the customer that achieve necessary cost and schedule integration.
Lead the team to ensure program plan and IMS is developed consistent with IPDS and program life cycle. Must be able to review the IMS planned work for accuracy, identifying missing work or work that is planned improperly.
Understands, can create, use and recommend appropriate alternative/supplemental program mgmt. plans/artifacts (MPS, First Unit Flow), to help the program team understand and manage to the plan.
Partnering with SMEs, explain Schedule Risk Analysis results to program teams, understands SRA concepts and theory, with ability to interpret results to the program team and integrate mitigation plans into the IMS and schedule risks into the Risk Management process
Provides weekly and monthly planning metrics on schedule status, baseline maintenance, critical path analysis, and schedule variance analysis and network logic validation, employing appropriate Earned Value Management System processes
This position can be a Salary Grade G09 (Sr. Program Planner II) or Salary Grade G10 (Principle Program Planner) based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.
Qualifications You Must Have:
Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field of study
6+ years of applicable experience that included Program Planning and Scheduling
Prior work experience leading the development and maintenance of the program IMS
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 developing program-level critical and driving paths and validation of the logic/paths with the program team.
Prior work experience managing/leading/integrating scheduling and EVMS techniques, principles for project teams
This position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance within 12 months of start date. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a clearance.
Qualifications We Value:
Demonstrated ability to understand programmatic solutions and lead integration and modelling of that solution into the IMS.
Demonstrated ability to facilitate the effective integration and maintenance in the IMS of technical, schedule and cost in an EVMS environment
Demonstrated ability to interpret/analyze SRA results, program schedule risk/opportunity drivers and schedule probability of success
Demonstrated ability to partner/collaborate with Planning and functional organization SMEs to support their program teams
Understanding of hardware and software development life-cycle, exposure to agile methodologies
Demonstrated ability to manage/lead/teach proper scheduling and EVMS techniques, principles for project personnel or teams of varying size and backgrounds.
Demonstrate the ability to understand different perspectives and ask right questions ensuring IMS integrity
Be able to identify and drive process improvement, ability to work with the team to develop solutions and solve problems.
Previous project management experience and/or project management certification.
Familiarity with APEX financial systems
Demonstrated experience and knowledge of Cost Estimating/BOE generation
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.
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:
St. Petersburg is a city on Florida's gulf coast, part of the Tampa Bay area. It's known for its pleasant weather (hence its “Sunshine City” nickname), making it popular for golfing, boating, fishing and beachgoing. Its waterfront parks host the Dali Museum, featuring surrealist works of art; the Museum of Fine Arts, with works ranging from ancient to contemporary; and Mahaffey Theater, home of the Florida Orchestra.
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.