Program Scheduler II (Finance)
Company: AeroVironment International
Location: Simi Valley
Posted on: September 20, 2018
Program Scheduler II (Finance) Location Simi Valley, CA Employment type Regular - Full Time ID 190 Apply Now Who We Are Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we've been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world's most widely used military drones and created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection in Washington, DC. Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty - and succeed. We are currently seeking a Program Scheduler II to join our team. The Scheduler is responsible for building and maintaining resource loaded Proposal and Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) in support of multiple products and business areas. This position will work within a team environment comprised of Program Management, Finance, Technical and other supporting staff. The successful candidate will be able to integrate resource, task status and risk management in the schedule. Job Duties and Responsibilities Maintaining schedule integrity including, but not limited to, proper schedule structure and cost alignment (MIL-STD-881 or similar program hierarchy) with proper network logic producing a realistic program critical path. Adherence to FAR & EVMS principles a plus. Maintenance of the IMS, summary and detail schedules (vertical schedule integration), support project status meetings, maintain schedule metrics and performance reports, identify and track project risk activities, perform critical path analysis & support reporting of program performance against the plan. Scheduling configuration control, change management and schedule baseline control; Performing Schedule Risk Analysis (SRA) Aiding in risk planning with program/project management using the schedule for identifying and recommending mitigation strategies for project risks to ensure cost & Schedule targets are achieved Support program Finance, Engineering and Program Management in the proper conduct of program execution resulting in the completion of program scope within budget. Required Qualifications & Background Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Operations Management, Mathematics or related technical field of study with 5 years of related experience; or Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration with 7 years of related experience. Experience using Microsoft Project, Project Web Applications (Project Server 2013/2016). Knowledge in Program Planning & Scheduling, Project Management and Program Controls Experience in utilizing Earned Value Management Metrics and Reporting preferred. Experience in developing Work Breakdown Structures, Utilizing cost- schedule baseline change controls, and integrating cost and scheduling tools (Cobra & Pro Pricer for EVMS & Proposals respectively) is desired. Experience in using Schedule Health Analysis and Schedule Risk Assessment tools. Must be able to effectively work with other users, finance, planners and support staff in achieving results. Additional Requirement: This position requires you have access to data and technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Applicants cannot be hired until they are qualified to have such access. To meet this qualification you must be a current U.S. Person and provide documentation as such. Some positions due to contracts will require current U.S. Citizenship. Benefits: AV offers a great benefits package, 401K with company matching, and a paid holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings please visit http://www.avinc.com/myavbenefits. We also encourage you to review our company website at http://www.avinc.com to learn more about us. Principals only need apply. NO agencies please. What We Do Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company's hand-launched UAS to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition. AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.
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