Advanced Program Performance Management (PPM/EVM) Specialist - Remote Opportunity! at General Dynamics Mission Systems

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Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years relevant experience.

Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

Help make the technologies, products and services that make a difference. That's the opportunity that's waiting for you at General Dynamics Mission Systems. We help our nation's heroes keep our nation safe by creating solutions so advanced, they redefine innovation for the world. It's an amazing challenge. And it's waiting for you now.

We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers' missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar and everything in between.

As an effective team builder, the Advanced Program Performance Management (PPM / EVM) Specialist provides contract/program cost and/or schedule management and analysis related to established or new development programs for major component or small system, or production or logistics programs. We'll expect you to work with single or multiple contracts typically valued up to $20M per year, by developing the program cost and/or schedule baseline within the contract parameters in conjunction with the program team and analyzing program performance (historical and predictive), and monitoring the contract/program Estimate at Complete and schedule completion date, and make recommendations to program manager and program leads.

What you'll experience:
  • Technologies that aren't just top-notch, they're often top-secret
  • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's next
  • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it's discovered
What you bring to the table:
  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent plus a minimum of 5 years relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years relevant experience
  • Domain knowledge in program and/or product life cycle and financial processes
  • Earned Value Management and scheduling tool experience required
What sets you apart:
  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • This position is responsible for providing contract/program cost and/or schedule management and analysis related to established or new development programs for major component or small system, or production or logistics programs
  • Single or multiple contracts typically valued up to $20M per year
  • The analyst will develop the program cost and/or schedule baseline within the contract parameters in conjunction with the program team
  • The analyst will analyze program performance (historical and predictive), and monitor the contract/program Estimate at Complete and schedule
    completion date, and make recommendations to program manager and program leads
  • Develops the time-phased budget in conjunction with program team to meet all contract and program objectives
  • Collects and updates full program performance data, prepares and analyzes historical and predictive measures, and reviews results and
    recommendations with program manager and program leads
  • Integrates subcontractor cost and/or schedule data and/or material data into program data
  • Ensures program schedules are horizontally and vertically integrated and resolves network logic conflicts
  • Applies advanced schedule techniques and analysis (health and quality checks, resource loading, risk analysis)
  • Analyzes critical path and driving paths to identify and manage schedule risk
  • Prepares timely, accurate program review documents
  • Presents documents to appropriate audience
  • Prepares timely, accurate customer required documents and reviews with program manager and department manager
  • Coordinates contract/program Estimate At Complete (EAC), risk and opportunity, and Management Reserve data with Finance organization as
    input into business financial commitments
  • Updates program time-phased budget and/or schedule and associated documents to ensure latest contract modifications and related
    requirements are incorporated
  • Applies key areas of the Program Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) to develop executable processes for supported programs and
    lead program teams in their implementation
  • Defines requirements to solve common business problems
  • Interfaces with multiple IPT leads and PMs primarily at a single location
  • Fosters an environment of trust and teamwork: builds collaborative relationships, internally and externally
  • Communicates professionally and effectively with employees and customers
  • Supports other programs with expertise during critical time frames
  • Works on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Partners with functional groups
  • May support proposal activity

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Fully proficient organizational, analysis, and time management skills, attention to detail and accuracy, and ability to multi-task high priorities
  • Fully proficient ability to solve problems
  • Effective team builder
  • Experience with proposal activities (WBS Development, IMP/IMS development) is a plus
  • Fully proficient at working both independently and as a team member
  • Fully proficient ability to demonstrate professional written and oral communications
  • Fully proficient interpersonal skills and a professional demeanor in interacting with a wide variety of people
  • Interfaces with multiple IPT leads and PMs primarily at a single location
  • Effectively and efficiently works within time constraints and adjusts to changing circumstances
  • Acts as a change agent, challenges the status quo
  • Earned Value Management and scheduling tool experience required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, to include Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  • Experience in coordination of program requirements across planning stages with multiple subcontractors
  • Domain knowledge in program and/or product life cycle and financial processes
  • Contact with internal Program Management, Finance, Contracts, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, and Manufacturing
  • Contact with external customers and vendors
  • Due to the nature of work performed, U.S. citizenship is required
  • The analyst is an individual contributor working with minimal oversight

NOTE: This position can be performed remotely but will largely support programs based out of Scottsdale, AZ

Note: The compensation information listed is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and Equal Pay Transparency Rules. It is estimated based on what a successful Colorado applicant might be paid. It assumes that the successful candidate will be in Colorado or perform the position from Colorado. Similar positions located outside of Colorado will not necessarily receive the same compensation.

If performed in Colorado, this position has a salary range of USD $102,500.00/Yr. - USD $110,000.00/Yr.

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran
More Information on General Dynamics Mission Systems
General Dynamics Mission Systems operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Fairfax, VA, Hanover, MD, Pittsburgh, PA, Anapolis Junction, MD, Florham Park, NJ, Pittsfield, MA, Taunton, MA, Dedham, MA, Greensboro, NC, McLeansville, NC, Marion, VA, Orlando, FL, Huntsville, AL, Bloomington, MN, San Antonio, TX, Scottsdale, AZ, El Segundo, CA, San Jose, CA and Quincy, MA. General Dynamics Mission Systems was founded in 1952. It has 8438 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 188 open jobs at General Dynamics Mission Systems, click here.
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