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Draper Earned Value Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,800 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit

Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now

Equal Employment Opportunity

Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.

Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact

The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing the Earned Value Management (EVM) team. In addition be a subject matter expert and perform all aspects of Earned Value Management.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Perform all aspects of Earned Value Management.

  • Conduct analysis and provide advice regarding EVM tools and principles.

  • Collect and analyze cost performance data reports in order to identify cost, schedule, and performance trends and deviations and recommend corrective action.

  • Assist the Contractor to achieve certification of their EVM system.

  • Participate in working groups or IPTs.

  • Assist with planning and execution of the Integrated Baseline Review (IBR).

  • Additional duties commensurate with position roles and responsibilities may be required by specific customers.

  • Ability to proactively establish priorities, execute responsibilities with minimal supervision, and meet deadlines in a high‐pressured environment.

  • Function as the Strategic Systems stakeholder in the Wide Area WorkFlow (WAWF) process.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of related analyst experience in defense, high tech or federal contracting

  • Ability to obtain Security clearance

  • Excellent financial analysis skills, familiarity with principles of financial tracking, program planning, and scheduling, competency in Micro-Soft Project.

  • Ability to utilize Excel for data analysis, model creation and manipulation, versed in using advanced Excel functionalities in conjunction with integrated business and financial systems (i.e., PeopleSoft and Data Warehouse)

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

  • Strong leadership skills, confidence in their ability to work independently with efficiency and effectiveness

  • Depth of knowledge in FAR and DFAR clauses associated with government contracts.

  • Must demonstrate a high level of attention to detail and ability to think critically and independently in a fast paced environment

Security Requirement:

  • Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.

** Draper has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all Draper employees. This will be a condition of employment to work at Draper.

ID: 2021-5562

External Company Name: The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc