• Program Performance Management (PPM) Cost and Schedule Analyst

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/25/2019 7:59 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    Program/Project Management
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 0 years of relevant 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 Program Performance Management (PPM) Cost and Schedule 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 new and mature programs typically valued up to $10M per year
    The analyst will develop the program time-phased cost and/or schedule baseline within the contract parameters in conjunction with the program team
    The analyst will analyze program performance (historical and predictive), monitor the contract/program Estimate at Complete and/or schedule completion date, and make recommendations to program manager and program leads
    The analyst is an individual contributor taking direction from manager or team lead
    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 program schedule
    Identifies and analyzes the 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: builds collaborative relationships
    Communicates professionally and effectively
    Works on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
    Interfaces with multiple IPT leads and PMs primarily at a single location
    May be a team contributor on an EVMS requirement program


    Earned Value Management or scheduling tool knowledge is required
    Very solid knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) principles
    Very solid ability to solve problems
    Ability to work both independently and as a team member
    Very solid organizational, analysis, and time management skills, attention to detail and accuracy, and ability to multi-task high priorities
    Very solid ability to demonstrate professional written and oral communications
    Very solid 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

    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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