Raytheon Technologies Senior 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.
Raytheon Missiles and Defense is seeking a program management/planning professional to join the Program Planning Department within Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD).
The Senior Technical Planner position will be a member of the Program Management Excellence organization, supporting the Air Power Mission Area portfolio of programs. This position will be located in Tucson, AZ.
Responsibilities to Anticipate:
Development, maintenance and analysis of the Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) for mid complexity programs.
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.
Support the creation and maintenance of compliant Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) on requirements provided by the customer that achieve necessary cost and schedule integration.
Support 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
Qualifications You Must Have:
Required Education: Bachelor degree in STEM Field: Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics
4+ years of applicable Planner or Program Management experience that included Program Planning and Scheduling or related project program management experience
Prior work experience with development and maintenance of Integrated Master Schedules in a highly matrixed Organization
Prior work experience using software designed for creating and maintaining industry related schedules. (MS Project, Primavera, Open Plan, or similar scheduling software)
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:
Ability to facilitate the effective integration and maintenance in the IMS of technical, schedule and cost in an EVMS environment
Ability to understand the program technical and programmatic solution and support integration and modelling of that solution into the IMS.
Ability to interpret/analyze SRA results, program schedule risk/opportunity drivers and schedule probability of success
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 support process improvement, ability to work with the team to develop solutions and solve problems
Familiarity with APEX financial systems
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:
This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of America’s 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of nature’s best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucson’s fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.
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.