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United States of America


MA134: Innovation Dr Tewks Bdg 400 836 North Street Building 400, Tewksbury, MA, 01876 USA

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About Us:

At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling – to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today’s mission and stay ahead of tomorrow’s threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.  

Job Summary:

Raytheon is seeking an experienced Program Management, Planning & Scheduling professional to join the Program Design & Planning organization. This position will be responsible for the development, maintenance and analysis of the Program Master Phasing Schedule and Integrated Master Plan/Integrated Master Schedule – developing the network and integrated workflow of schedule activities to ensure accurate, appropriate, and effective plan is established for the scope of work.  Perform analysis to ensure accuracy and completeness of critical path, risk integration, IMS structure, and evaluate trends and schedule related metrics.  Reviews and implements IMS coding, outlining structures and adherence to directives and department scheduling best practices.  Depending upon the size and complexity of the effort, this role will be either assisting the lead scheduler / planner on a larger/more complex effort or responsible for a smaller effort.

This position is a hybrid role in Tewksbury, MA.  The selected applicant will work with the hiring manager to set schedule.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Ability to 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.

  • Lead creation and maintenance of compliant Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) on requirements provided by the customer that achieve necessary cost and schedule integration.

  • Lead and 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.

  • Conduct and 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 with the assistance of a Scheduled Risk Analysis SME.

  • 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.

  • Mentor and train junior planners

Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 8 years of Program Planning or Scheduling or Project Management experience, or an Advance Degree in a related field and a minimum of 5 years’ experience.

  • Prior work experience using software designed for creating and maintaining industry related schedules. (MS Project, Primavera, Open Plan, or similar scheduling software)

  • Prior work experience developing Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) and/or evaluating critical path and/or workflow.

  • Prior work experience with Earned Value Management System (EVMS) or similar business process.

  • Active and transferable U.S. government issues security clearance is required prior to start date.  U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Qualifications We Value:

  • Prior work experience with Integrated Product Development System (IPDS)

  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate the effective integration and maintenance in the IMS of technical, schedule and cost in an EVMS environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand the program technical and programmatic solution and lead integration and modelling of that solution into the IMS.

  • Demonstrated ability to interpret/analyze SRA results, program schedule risk/opportunity drivers and schedule probability of success.

  • Demonstrated ability to 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 and support 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 drive process improvement, ability to work with the team to develop solutions and solve problems.

  • Previous project management experience and/or project management certification.

  • Familiarity with APEX financial systems

  • Demonstrated 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 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.

The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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