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Raytheon Technologies Senior Program Planner II in Tucson, Arizona

Missiles and Defense is Hiring a Sr. Program Planner II

Missiles and Defense is seeking a program management/planning professional to join the Program Planning Department within Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) for a classified program.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, maintenance and analysis of the, the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and have knowledge of the Integrated Master Plan for mid complexity programs.

Partners with the program team to ensure the cost, schedule and technical requirements are fully integrated and executed as planned. Provides weekly and monthly planning metrics on schedule status, baseline maintenance, critical path analysis, and schedule variance analysis and network logic validation. Performs Schedule Risk Analysis utilizing statistical software that provides the program team with the probabilities and risk areas in meeting program commitments.

Employs Earned Value Management System processes and is an advocate in the discipline of program planning and scheduling. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring compliance with governmental and customer requirements. Duties will include: creating and maintaining compliant Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) that achieves necessary cost and schedule integration.

Must be able to identify and recommend insightful mitigation plans, to ensure the IMS is used as a predictive model and as a valued management tool for the program. The candidate will incorporate contractual and programmatic changes into the IMS in order to maintain realistic current contract schedule baselines. The weekly and 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 Program Manager, the customer and potentially to senior management.

To be successful in this role the candidate must develop strong relationships with Program Management, Finance, IPTs, CAMs and customer.

Must have the ability to obtain a security clearance within 12 months of start

Required skills:

  • 6+ years of applicable experience that included Program Planning and Scheduling

  • Experience in the effective integration and maintenance of technical, schedule and cost in an EVMS environment

  • Experience with conducting Schedule Risk Analysis

  • Experience planning and scheduling experience interacting with all levels of management

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

  • This position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a clearance.

  • Required Education: BS/BA

    Desired skills:

  • Knowledge and experience in assisting IPTs in planning and scheduling

  • Professional role as mentor (formal and informal) to team members

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Proficiency with planning applications

  • Experience with Risk and Opportunity Management

  • Raytheon Six Sigma Specialist or similar certification

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver customer focused solutions

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

  • The ability to thrive in a deadline-oriented environment

  • Desired Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field of study

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

    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. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.


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.