Sr Program Scheduler Job

Company Name: Alliant Techsystems

Location: Dulles, VA, US

Job Duration: 2021-11-09 to 2021-12-09


Job ID: WFC20170601-37837

With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, more than 12,000 employees, and operations in 17 states across the U.S. and in several international locations, Orbital ATK is a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission — whether it’s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch or protecting our nation. Headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, we design, build and deliver space, defense and aviation systems for customers around the world, both as a prime contractor and merchant supplier. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential.

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and much more.

Orbital ATK Space Systems Group is one of the world’s preeminent satellite builders and advanced space systems providers. We design, manufacture and operate small- to medium-class satellites for communications, imaging, science and national security space applications. We are a market-leading supplier of space components that power and enable satellites of all classes and are pioneering innovative in-orbit satellite servicing technologies. We are also a premier provider of space-related engineering services to government agencies and laboratories.

Orbital ATK is currently seeking an experienced Sr Program Scheduler to provide leadership to our Advanced Systems Division of our Space Systems Group in our Dulles, VA offices.

Role description & Responsibilities:

This position reports directly to APD Sr. Director and has the primary responsibility of organizing, planning, baselining, monitoring, and control of the program execution plan. Additional roles will include program specific supply chain management monitoring and control as related to the overall success of the prescribed program execution plan. In general the position will be tasked with helping the program management team develop a credible delivery schedule, identify alternative “best” case scenarios and provide insight into execution performance which will allow for proactive measures that minimize risk. This position will support highly complex, multi-year advanced technology programs that include flight hardware and software development. These critical programs must be delivered under rigid schedule and budgetary constraints to be successful

• Execute the program Earned Value Management (EVM) collection and analysis – 40%
• Perform Program analyst task including SDRL management, Supplier Performance metrics, and Financial performance status reports – 15%
• Develop and report Program Performance Measurements which allow Senior Management to evaluate program performance against goals – 15%
• Work with program cost account managers to obtain required data and performance inputs – 20%
• Report results to program management and team members – 10%

Model Competencies:

• Planning
• Standing alone
• Peer relationships
• Organization

Skills & Qualifications:

• Knowledge of Word, Excel, Visio and Windows OS
• In depth knowledge of one or more scheduling tools (i.e. P3, MS Project, Fast Track)


• Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field required
• PMO Certification is highly preferred

Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products – and your ideas – into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you’ll be amazed at what you can do!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

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