Senior Schedule Analyst at The Aerospace Corporation
In an era of dynamic change in space, Aerospace is addressing a generation of complex challenges. We operate the only federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) committed exclusively to the space enterprise. Our technical experts span every discipline of space-related science and engineering. Join our team and thrive in a career that matters to the world and you personally.
The Aerospace Corporation is looking for a Senior Schedule Analyst. The qualified candidate will become part of the Integrated Cost and Schedule Analysis (iCASA) Department. iCASA resides in the Systems Engineering Division and conducts highly informative schedule risk assessments for a wide variety of government and commercial space, ground, and launch systems.
- Provide research and analysis of schedule and technical data, along with the development of schedule risk assessments to support the government in the procurement of cost-effective space systems for a wide customer base: DoD, Civil and Commercial, and the Intelligence Community
- Lead support to space and/or ground acquisition program offices and independent review teams in a wide range of programmatic and technical analyses
- Develop integrated master schedules and ensure scheduling best practices are adhered to
- Additional activities may include support to engineering trade studies; program technical baseline development support; program office studies; proposal evaluation support; derivation of schedule estimating relationships; development and maintenance of in-house simulation models and tools
- Candidates must be able to communicate sophisticated concepts to the customer and be responsible for ensuring Aerospace technical quality in terms of completeness, relevance, accuracy and timeliness
- Candidates must be able to work and communicate effectively as part of a team in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment, react quickly to changing requirements and schedules
- Candidates must be able to think critically and work effectively to synthesize information from multiple sources
- Mentor junior level staff charged with similar duties
- Travel when required
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Science, or related field
- Typically 12 years of relevant experience, including detailed experience with space and launch systems acquisition as well as systems engineering planning; ground systems experience highly desirable
- Experience developing and maintaining MS Project schedules; familiarity with industry schedule models, methodologies, and schedule databases.
- Experience conducting schedule risk assessments is strongly desired.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Experience with schedule modeling and simulation; advanced programming skills is strongly desired
- This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance
- Current TS/SCI clearance
- An Advanced degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Science, or related field
- Broad internal recognition from peers and Aerospace Program Offices
- Industry Certification (e.g. PMP, PMI-ACP) a plus
Equal Opportunity Commitment
The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you’re an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at [email protected]. You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.