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Program Planning (early to mid-career level)

Company: Lockheed Martin
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job ID: 599097BRDate posted: Jun. 16, 2022Locations: Highlands Ranch, Colorado; Littleton, Colorado; Lone Tree, Colorado; Palo Alto, CaliforniaProgram: ATC
COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.Description:The coolest jobs on this planet--- or any other--- are with Lockheed Martin Space.At the dawn of a new space age, Space is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing team is on a mission to make a difference in the world. Every single day we use our unique skills and experiences to craft, design and build solutions to some of the worlds' hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and build incredible products. We provide the resources, support, and the focus. You bring the passion and courage to envision limitless possibilities and we'll build a better tomorrow with you.Going to space is just the beginning. It's what you do when you get there that matters! Lockheed Martin Space builds the satellites and spacecraft that do amazing things in space for our government and commercial customers. Connecting people, advancing discovery, and protecting what matters most. Lockheed Martin-built satellites give earlier warning of severe weather, connect troops on the battlefield, and deliver GPS directions to a billion people worldwide. As we look to the future, we're driving innovations to help our customers do even more in orbit. That's why we're crafting smarter satellites that operate like smartphones in the sky, with apps that can be updated in orbit so they can adapt as mission needs on the ground change. Your mission is ours. As that mission evolves, we'll be ready. Will you? Come, join our Program Planning team in the dynamic world Space. Here, we are driven by innovation and integrity. By applying the highest standards of business ethics and a forward-thinking mindset, we believe everything is within our reach - and yours - as a Lockheed Martin employee. Our facility in Palo Alto, CA has an immediate opportunity for an early to mid-career level Program Planner to join our mission. This position will support the multiple corporate funded IRADs and customer Funded CRAD's throughout Lockheed Martin Space and the Advanced Technology Center (ATC) from a schedule and/or an integrated cost and schedule perspective. This specific role will ideally be filled at the ATC location in Palo Alto, and be a Lead type role, but could potentially be executed from another LM site. Primary duties will include developing Microsoft Project IMS and supplemental schedules and working with Finance to create an integrated cost and schedule plan for the IRADs, CRADs and ATC Programs and projects. Summary of Key Duties: In this role you will---.--- Be responsible for overseeing the status of projects and budgets--- Manage schedules and preparing status reports --- Monitor the assessment of project issues and developing resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals--- Close out month end with EVM status and reporting (as applicable)--- Interface with the Principal Investigator, technical team and CAM's throughout the life cycle of the effort, along with their planning counterparts in manufacturing and supply chain --- Utilize SRA's to provide schedule risk assessment and create summary level schedules for each customerOur employees working in this level of position typically have 5 - 10 years of experience.Join us. Let's do Space!Basic Qualifications:--- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline or 5-6 years of relevant or related work experience in planning, scheduling, or manufacturing without a degree; in lieu of a degree, candidates who have 13-14 years of relevant experience will also be considered--- Must be able to create detailed schedules using Microsoft Project (prior experience using another scheduling tool like Primavera or Open Plan is okay--- Experience coding and running schedule risk analysis (SRA's) --- Prior experience in implementing Earned Value on a Program; familiarity with Earned Value Metrics and health indicators--- Basic knowledge of Agile Methodology and Agile tool usage--- Must be a United States citizen and be able to obtain a Secret government security clearanceDesired Skills:--- 6+ years of relevant work experience in planning, scheduling, or manufacturing--- Current experience using Microsoft Project Server at LM Space --- Familiarity with PPMD-01 and 02 Program requirements and Command Media --- Current experience with Project and Cobra integration a plus--- Experience with the Demand Management Process--- Experience with creating summary level PSMS using One Pager Pro (or equivalent)--- Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize accordingly and meet deadlines--- Ability to create reporting products and presentations, interpret data and present status--- Strong relationship builder with customer and team members with the ability to diplomatically work through problems--- Ability to work autonomously with some oversite and guidanceTo promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin fosters an inclusive work environment that encourages differences and big-picture thinking. Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Benefits you can enjoy include:--- Medical--- Dental--- 401k--- Paid time off--- 25 three-day weekends--- Work/life balance--- Career development--- Mentorship opportunities--- Rewards & recognitionLearn more about Lockheed Martin's competitive and comprehensive benefits package.Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: SecretOther Important Information You Should KnowExpression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.Pay Rate:In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $76,100 - $126,900 . Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and business considerations when extending an offer.This position is incentive plan eligibleAbility to Work Remotely: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: 9x80 every other Friday off Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They're dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin's vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers' toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.Experience Level: Experienced ProfessionalBusiness Unit: SPACERelocation Available: NoCareer Area: Program PlanningType: Full-TimeShift: First

Keywords: Lockheed Martin, Palo Alto , Program Planning (early to mid-career level), Accounting, Auditing , Palo Alto, California

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