Program Performance Analyst (Junior level)

2 months ago
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
GDMS - Legacy GDAIS Rate Structure

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree is required or equivalent experience.


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

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Junior Program Performance Analyst.  The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


This position is responsible for providing contract/program cost and/or schedule management and analysis for small IR&D or engineering projects or larger programs in a supporting role
The analyst will support the development of the project/program time-phased cost and/or schedule baseline within the project/program parameters in conjunction with the project/program team
The analyst will analyze project/program performance (historical and predictive), monitor the project/program Estimate at Complete and/or schedule completion date, and support recommendations made to project/program manager and leads
The analyst is an individual contributor taking direction from manager or team lead
Work is closely supervised
Assists in the development of a time-phased budget and/or schedule to meet all contract and program objectives
Collects and updates program performance data, prepares and analyzes historical and predictive measures, and reviews results and recommendations with program manager and program leads
Maintains and statuses the project/program schedule
Identifies and analyzes the project/program critical path and driving paths to schedule specific milestones
Reviews results and recommendations with program manager and program leads
Assists in preparation of program review documents and customer required documents
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 required documents associated with internal and contract changes
Fosters an environment of trust and teamwork: build collaborative relationships
Communicates professionally and effectively
Works on one or multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
Interfaces with program's Control Account Managers or IPT leads and the PM primarily at a single location
May be a team contributor on a larger program or an EVMS requirement program

Good ability to solve problems
Ability to work both independently and as a team member
Good organizational, analysis, and time management skills, attention to detail and accuracy, and ability to multi-task high priorities
Good ability to demonstrate professional written and oral communications
Good interpersonal skills and a professional demeanor in interacting with a wide variety of people
Effectively and efficiently works within time constraints and adjusts to changing circumstances
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, to include Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Contact with internal customers: Program Management, Finance, Contracts, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, and Manufacturing
Due to the nature of work performed, U.S. citizenship is required

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 13,000+ 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


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