Analyst III-Project Controls

BAE Systems

Broomfield, CO


Job Description
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Working as a Project Controls Analyst is an exciting opportunity to become part of a high-tech team of people developing innovative products for the Aerospace and Defense industry. You will be responsible for cost and schedule integration on programs in the Military Space Business Area. Tasks are performed under the general direction of program managers and functional managers, plus mentoring of senior Project Controls staff.

The Finance Strategic Capabilities Unit delivers the expertise and business acumen to increase value across the enterprise by providing actionable information with recommendations and opportunities to drive sustainable business growth.

What You’ll Do:
 
  • Support the Project Controls functions on aerospace programs within Military Space.
  • Generate financial reporting packages across several program portfolios.
  • Baseline development and maintenance, performance management and estimate at complete development and analysis.
  • Implement, monitor, report and analyze program budget and/or schedule.
  • Perform earned value management including implementation, maintenance, reporting and analysis.
  • Organize cost and/or schedule data for monthly/quarterly program reviews.
  • Prepare and monitor funding plans and labor forecast plans.
  • Compile and analyze Sales Forecast data and cost estimating data.
  • Prepare ETC/EAC estimates from program staff input.
  • Generate cost proposals in accordance with company processes, policies, and government regulations.
  • Participate in presentations and group discussions at internal and external financial/schedule meetings.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.
 
On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site three or more days each normally scheduled week in the primary work location. Travel and local commute between company campuses and other possible non-company locations may be required.

Working Conditions:
 
  • Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor. 
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Required Skills and Education
  • Bachelor’s degree plus 4 or more years related experience.
  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
  • Solid knowledge and proven experience in utilizing business principles, concepts, practices, and standards.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience with earned value management.
  • Ability to work in a team setting, coordinating group initiatives in order to bring a project to completion.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to take initiative.
  • Solid MS Excel skills, along with other MS Office Products.

A security clearance or access with Polygraph is not required to be eligible for this position. However, the applicant must be willing and eligible for submission, depending on program requirements, after an offer is accepted and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance/access. 
About BAE Systems Space & Mission Systems
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Space & Mission Systems is a leading provider of national defense and civil space applications, advanced remote sensing, scientific and tactical systems for the U.S. Intelligence, Department of Defense and scientific communities. We continually pioneer ways to innovate spacecraft, mission payloads, optical systems, and other defense and civil capabilities. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, we continually discover ways to enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.
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