Sr. Program Planner I - Onsite - Tucson, AZ - Top Secret Clearance Required




Tucson, AZ


Position summary

Date Posted:



United States of America


AZ808: RMS AP Bldg 808 1151 East Hermans Road Building 808, Tucson, AZ, 85756 USA

Position Role Type:


About Us:
At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling – to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today’s mission and stay ahead of tomorrow’s threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.  

Job Summary
Raytheon is seeking an experienced Program Management, Planning & Scheduling professional to join the Program Design & Planning organization. This position will be responsible for the development, maintenance and analysis of the Program Master Phasing Schedule and Integrated Master Plan/Integrated Master Schedule – developing the network and integrated workflow of schedule activities to ensure accurate, appropriate, and effective plan is established for the scope of work.  Perform analysis to ensure accuracy and completeness of critical path, risk integration, IMS structure, and evaluate trends and schedule related metrics.  Reviews and implements IMS coding, outlining structures and adherence to directives and department scheduling best practices.  Depending upon the size and complexity of the effort, this role will be either assisting the lead scheduler / planner on a larger/more complex effort or responsible for a smaller effort.

Responsibilities to Anticipate

  • Support/lead development and maintenance of program Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) using MS Project (desktop and server environments)

  • Detail plan and maintain the IMS throughout the program’s lifecycle that incorporates contractual and programmatic changes into the IMS in order to maintain realistic, current contract schedule baselines

  • Ensure the IMS is compliant with government customer requirements throughout all program phases

  • Ensure the IMS is resource loaded for applicable scope with target budgets and demonstrates thorough cost and schedule integration

  • Conduct detailed analysis of the IMS and supporting documents to ensure quality, completeness and compliance. The weekly/monthly business rhythms will require communication (electronically and verbally) of schedule status including but not limited to, results of critical path analysis, schedule variance analysis and the results of “what-if” exercises to the Planning Lead as well as Program Manager, customers and senior management as needed.

  • Support EAC and LRE processes as they relate to the Program IMS

  • Assist with development and maintenance of the Program Master Phasing Schedule using Milestones Professional Software.

  • This position is full-time onsite in Tucson, AZ

Qualifications You Must Have

  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years of Program Planning or Scheduling or Project Management experience, or an Advanced Degree in a related field and a minimum of 3 years’ experience.

  • Prior work experience using software designed for creating and maintaining industry related schedules. (MS Project, Primavera, Open Plan, or similar scheduling software)

  • Prior work experience developing Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) and/or evaluating critical path and/or workflow

  • Prior work experience with Earned Value Management System (EVMS) or similar business process

  • Active and transferable https://U.S. government issues security clearance is required prior to start date. https://U.S. citizenship is required, as only https://U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Qualifications We Value

  • Prior work experience analyzing schedule data including driving paths, schedule metrics and trends, and Schedule Risk Analysis (SRA)

  • Demonstrated experience with MS Office Suite

  • Demonstrated understanding of product development principles including Agile Software development

  • Ability to interface and influence at all levels of an organization with strong communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Familiarity with any of the following: Achieving Process Excellence (APEX) SAP/R3, Microframe Project Manager (MPM) or similar EVMS tools and software applications such as Oracle ERP, Deltek Cobra and Deltek MPM Connect

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified by the Project Management Institute (PMI)

What We Offer:
Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Additional Information: 
This is a full-time role onsite in Tucson, AZ

Relocation assistance available, provided final candidate meets eligibility requirements.

This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of America’s 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of nature’s best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucson’s fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.

This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award.  ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Privacy Policy and Terms:

Click on this link to read the Policy and Terms

Why you should apply for a job to RTX:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 78% would recommend this company to other women

  • 79% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Programs are also available for dependent and adult care, family leave, college planning, counseling and personal convenience services.

  • We provide programs that offer solutions to life’s challenges, including a variety of flexible work arrangements and paid time off.

  • Employees may participate in tax-advantaged accounts to pay for eligible health and dependent care expenses with pretax dollars.