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 www.rocket.com 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
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
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
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
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.
- Knowledge of project management within the framework of Project
Planning, Project Control (Earned Value), and Project
- 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
- Supported by experience in product development and
manufacturability of affordable products.
- Solid propulsion background.
- Project Management Institute (PMI) Certification.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
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