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Senior Analyst, Project Management

Company: Aerojet Rocketdyne
Location: Camden
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-class developer and manufacturer of advanced propulsion and energetics systems for customers including the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA and other agencies and companies, both in the United States and abroad. Our markets include space, where we provide a full range of propulsion and power systems for launch vehicles, satellites and other space vehicles; strategic missiles; missile defense; and tactical systems and armaments. Our propulsion systems, both liquid- and solid-fueled, have been at the heart of virtually every major U.S. space and missile program since the dawn of the space age. Visit our website at for more information on our company, our products and our mission.

We are seeking a Senior Analyst, Project Management to work out of our growing Camden, AR location. This individual, under limited guidance of the Program Manager, will manage various elements of the program, which may include defining and controlling program scope, developing and supporting the updates of overall schedules and budget, and acting as primary contact for assigned project elements. The Senior Project Manager will assure, through the assigned program team, that contract performance responsibility is properly delegated to performing organizations and outside suppliers.

This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

40% - Provides management and leadership of assigned program teams in execution of the program plan for assigned program elements. Interfaces with support organizations to ensure program tasks are scheduled, on-track and properly staffed.

20% - Establishes detailed program plans including schedules and budgets and supports the updates to them throughout the duration of the program.

15% - Proposal preparation, BOE development, support fact finding & DCMA/DCAA audits.

10% - Supports the preparation of reports/briefings to Aerojet Rocketdyne management and the customer on program schedule and financial performance status.

10% - Supports the overall business/technical relationship with customers and prepares contract change proposals when appropriate.

5% - Supports department and company improvement initiatives leading to reduced costs and improved quality.


Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a directly related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency or other status as a U.S. Person. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of project management within the framework of Project Planning, Project Control (Earned Value), and Project Execution.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities.
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and delegate work assignments.
  • Skill and ability to provide technical and administrative guidance for activities in defined scope of responsibilities.
  • Proven ability to utilize excellent oral and written communication skills to build teams that are goal-oriented and focused on success, including presentation skills appropriate for management level.
  • Supported by experience in product development and manufacturability of affordable products.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Solid propulsion background.
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) Certification.


Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

Keywords: Aerojet Rocketdyne, Little Rock , Senior Analyst, Project Management, Other , Camden, Arkansas

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