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Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation Program Analyst in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Program Analyst

Job Code 3023

Location Cambridge, MA

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Job Brief

Help drive Aurora programs to completion by owning proposal support, project planning, Process tracking, and report generation.

The Aurora PMO team drives program progress from proposal to completion.

Position Overview

Proposal Support – Work closely with technical leads and project managers to:

  • Develop basis of estimate (BOE) to support proposal estimating

  • Solicit and evaluate supplier quotes and subcontract proposals

  • Create a resource-loaded IMS in Microsoft Project

Project Planning – Work closely with technical leads and project managers to:

  • Establish the project baseline

  • Create and maintain the project schedule and costs

  • Assist project manager with regular planning

Progress Tracking

  • Monitor and measure project progress, identify and work program-wide issues

  • Meet regularly with technical leads and project managers to review project deadlines and activities; ensure Estimate to Complete (ETC) budgets and durations are properly reflected in the project schedule

  • Support the project manager in collecting inputs and generating Estimate at Complete (EAC) for management review and approval

  • Collect and report actual results during project execution

  • Track invoices and open commitments and research problems with billing/payment

Report Generation

  • Support the generation and delivery of internal and external technical and programmatic reports

  • Extract various reports from enterprise software to support management reviews

  • Provide mentorship and training to other members of the program analyst group

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum five (5) years of relevant experience

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Project

  • 2+ years of experience in applying and interpreting integrated cost/schedule and critical path methodologies

  • Experience in creating Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)

  • Experience performing Schedule Risk Analysis

  • Demonstrated understanding of Earned Value (EV) management principles and their application to complex projects

  • Must be a U.S. Person (Permanent Resident)

Desired Requirements

  • Experience working on DoD programs with Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR) requirements

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to support occasional travel

Aurora Company Overview:

Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, is a leader in the development and manufacturing of advanced unmanned systems and aerospace vehicles. Our mission is to apply autonomy and robotics to the development, production, and operation of advanced aircraft. During the last three decades, Aurora has designed, rapid-prototyped, and flown an average of one new vehicle a year for both government and commercial customers. Now, as an independent subsidiary of Boeing, Aurora’s innovation is combined with Boeing’s size and strength, creating an unprecedented opportunity to shape the future of aerospace systems.

Aurora Flight Sciences, A Boeing Company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.