Raytheon Sr Principal Technical Planner in Indianapolis, Indiana
This position is the Program Planning Excellence (PPE) Lead for IIS, reporting to the Raytheon IIS PMX Planning Director. The PPE lead is responsible for facilitating, mentoring, and training planning processes including but not limited to; Program Structuring, Program Startup, Subcontractor Integration and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) development/analysis across multiple IIS sites. This position requires the successful candidate to be a highly analytical, data driven, results oriented individual that proactively seeks out data, engages stakeholders, and facilitates closure of commitments. Other requirements for this position include having the ability to develop creative solutions within predefined boundary conditions; correlate data to provide simple and clear direction for a team when all of the data is not finalized; communicate the same message at both an executive level and a tactical implementation level; frequent interaction with customer representatives, program management, Integrated Product Teams (IPT’s), and Raytheon IIS functional management to meet contractual, programmatic, and functional deliverables, while implementing and utilizing Raytheon IIS common tools and processes. This position will require frequent and extended travel in support of program startups and proposal development. Requirements: 10+ years of applicable experience in Planning/Scheduling or Project Management related fields. Must be a US Citizen with current/active Top Secret (SSBI) security clearance, or ability to obtain in a reasonable amount of time. Mastery level understanding of scheduling principles/techniques using Microsoft Project, including resource loading. Demonstrated ability to recommend/facilitate the development and integration of complex IMP/IMS architectures/approaches; compliant with internal business policies and procedures, as well as customer requirements, for various contract types and size. Responsible for understanding customer contract requirements, program hardware and software life-cycle development and developing multilevel project plans to meet program objectives Demonstrated mastery-level expertise in both the technical process work flow of the program lifecycle and also the financial/business aspects of the planning function. Ability to facilitate/lead program structuring/planning activities in conjunction with the PM and other stakeholders, on large complex programs; including IMP/IMS, Product Breakdown Structure (PBS), Organization Breakdown Structure (OBS) and/or Contract Work Breakdown Structure (CWBS). Demonstrated ability to facilitate/lead/participate in the development and maintenance of the program PMB, including validation of cost/schedule integration. Mastery level EVMS expertise, with ability to facilitate EVMS implementation on new programs and/or ensure compliance with EVMS standards on existing/applicable projects. Ability to design graphically informative executive level briefings to display schedule and programmatic information while maintaining data integrity to the IMS. Demonstrated ability to conduct schedule risk/opportunity identification and assessment efforts on large/complex programs. Must be a proactive communicator with a demonstrated ability to manage/lead/teach proper scheduling and EVMS techniques, principles for project personnel or teams of varying size and backgrounds. Demonstrated ability to develop program-level critical paths, analyze schedule probability of success (using tools such as Full Monte, @Risk, etc..), and explain and defend schedules to customers, work with schedulers/planners and engineers on key items in the schedule to develop possible schedule alternatives in order to improve the critical path and probabilities of success Desired Skills: Familiarity with the Program Builder application Knowledge of the Raytheon ProStart process Previous project management experience and/or project management certification. Familiarity with APEX financial systems Required Education (including Major): Bachelors degree in Software or Systems Engineering, Information Technology, or other Technical Discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience (Technical Bachelor Degree = 8 years of additional applicable experience). This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. IISIndy 125574BR 125574
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