Strategic Planning Analyst

US-CA-El Segundo
1 month ago(11/16/2017 1:47 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Minimum Clearance
Top Secret
Relocation Eligible

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The Remote Sensing Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) team El Segundo, CA has an immediate need for an Strategic Planning Analyst with training and planning expertise.  The candidate will work with the RS SE&I team to coordinate and schedule quarterly SMC/RS Orientation Training requirements. The candidate will work with all space and ground segment Environmental Monitoring program elements to coordinate and integrate all efforts into the SMC/RS Enterprise Environmental Monitoring Roadmaps, Governments Enterprise Master Schedule and One Voice Schedules for all OPIR and Environmental Monitoring and future acquisition efforts for the RS Enterprise.  This individual will be a Systems Engineer with experience in Department of Defense (DoD) Space-Based systems.  Candidate will provide SE&I support to the SBIRS and Environmental Monitoring Enterprise programs in support of the Space and Missile Systems Center Remote Sensing Directorate (SMC/RS).  Candidate will support enterprise integration activities for SMC/RS space, ground, operations, logistics, and sustainment elements to identify and support the management of risks, issues, and interdependencies, identifying disconnects between integration products (schedules, risks, contracts, etc).  Candidate should have experience with space systems (especially at SMC), ground and space system acquisition, and systems engineering experience.  Major duties of the position include:

  • Ensuring effective integration and planning across space and ground, hardware and software, and all other aspects of systems and organizations within the Enterprise.
  • Interacting with the SMC/RS SE&I Leads and government leads to ensure that all system requirements are coordinated, scheduled and planned across the SMC/RS Enterprise.
  • Planning and executing all SMC/RS Orientation Training efforts.
  • Supporting the customer in defining, capturing, and maintaining the technical, schedule, and cost risk data throughout the system lifecycle as well as developing risk mitigation courses of action and assessing impacts of risks and proposed changes.
  • Providing scheduling and planning support for all SMC/RS space, ground, operations, logistics, and sustainment elements to identify and support the management of risks, issues, interdependencies, identifying scheduling disconnects and conflicts, developing action plans for resolution, and assisting the Government in executing selected solutions.
  • Supporting the customer in defining, capturing, and maintaining the enterprise roadmaps and schedules throughout the system lifecycle and developing courses of action to mitigate schedule impacts.
  • Developing, documenting, executing, integrating and evolving the systems engineering planning and scheduling process as required to enable effective SMC/RS enterprise strategic planning efforts.
  • Developing acquisition-related briefings, plans, papers, and other documentation in support of SMC/RS decision making.
  • Collaborating with prime contractors, other support contractors, government civilians, and members of the U.S. Air Force.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required. BS in Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical, Communications Engineering (technical), Math, Physics, or similar.
  • 5+ years of strong demonstrated systems engineering, with requirements and interface management, risk management, change boards and change board environment experience.  Additional 4 years of work related experience will be accepted in lieu of degree.
  • Active Top Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain SCI clearance
  • Scheduling and planning experience with space, ground, operations and sustainment segments of a DoD program.
  • Experience with Space systems (especially at SMC), Environmental Monitoring systems, OPIR systems, ground and space system acquisition, and systems engineering experience.
  • Experience with developing and maintaining MS Project 2010 schedules.
  • Adept at tracking issues and risks, analyzing schedules, and facilitating sessions to bring resolution to identified issues
  • Experience planning and conducting a comprehensive training program.
  • Experience with resource allocations and identification of constraints; schedule and critical-path analysis; and financial reporting of earned value
  • Experience with requirements and interface management, risk management, change boards and change board environment.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Air Force/DoD customers in an acquisition environment.
  • Ability to provide a wide variety of technical analyses, program management insight and thought leadership to a government customer.
  • Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as organizational skill.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills to enable working, interfacing, and interrelating with diverse personnel and dynamic teams.
  • Strong, proactive leader who takes the initiative to identify, own and solve customer problems.
  • Extremely motivated individual who is a self-starter and a team player.

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • Environmental Monitoring and/or SBIRS-specific experience highly desirable.
  • OnePager Pro experience desired





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