Raytheon Technologies Principal Technical Planner in Tucson, Arizona
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.
The Program Planning Department within Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) is seeking a program management/planning professional to join our team.
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 Principle Technical Planner position will be a member of the Program Management Excellence organization, supporting a program within the Air Power Mission Area directorate.
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.
Responsibilities to Anticipate:
Ability to understand the program technical and 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 (HUM, 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
Mentor and train junior planners
Qualifications You Must Have:
Bachelor Degree from an accredited university or college in Technical or Engineering-Related field of study
8+ years of applicable Planner or Program Management experience that included Program Planning and Scheduling
Prior work experience with development and maintenance of Integrated Master Schedules in a highly matrixed Organization
Prior experience using software designed for creating and maintaining industry related schedules. (MS Project, Primavera, Open Plan, or similar scheduling software)
Experience in developing program-level critical and driving paths, followed with validation of the logic/paths with the programs
Prior work experience with managing/leading/integrating scheduling and EVMS techniques, principles for project teams
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:
Prior work experience with Integrated Product Development System (IPDS)
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
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:
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.