General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Project Control Analyst in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 18717BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: Project Control Analyst

Job Category: Finance/Accounting, Program/Project Management

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Travel Percentage Required: None

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Control Analyst to work within our Aeronautical Systems Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Compliance group in Poway, Ca. With general direction, this position implements, develops and applies planning, tracking, and analysis procedures for reporting on projects of varying contract type, size, complexity, and level of risk. This position will work within a team environment consisting of program management, technical, production, financial and other supporting staff.


  • Ensures major Projects and Programs Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) and plans are horizontally and vertically integrated across company functional groups including finance, engineering, material, manufacturing, and quality.

  • Participates in preparation, review, production, sign-off and tracking of contract deliverables.

  • Utilizes Gantt, PERT, milestone charts, earned value management and other project management techniques to gauge progress and identify performance variances to facilitate focus and intervention on critical areas.

  • Engages with the Program Team to perform thorough project analysis showing knowledge and understanding of the program and the principles of EVMS, and suggests/creates/implements work around to enhance cost and schedule performance.

  • Performs risk analyses, and identify and resolve critical path and network logic conflicts.

  • Establishes and maintains cost/schedule baseline, develops Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and performs Estimates At Completion.

  • Implements Earned Value Methodologies, performs related variance analysis and works with Project Managers and Senior Technical personnel to ensure uniform application of company procedures.

  • Develops and implements reporting procedures to evaluate project status, valuation of work in progress, and tracking of contract deliverables.

  • May participate in new business proposals as required to develop schedule, manpower, and cost estimates.

  • Prepares cost/schedule, variance and earned value reports/analysis.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires education/formal training equivalent to the completion of a bachelor's degree in business administration or a related discipline, along with six or more years of related experience.

  • Must have a complete understanding of the concepts, and practices involved in analyzing multiple contract types

  • Recent scheduling experience using Microsoft Project, Project Server or other related project scheduling tools utilizing earned value methodology, performing DCMA 14 point analysis, and Schedule Risk Assessments.

  • Must have a strong background analyzing multiple contract types: Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Fixed Price Incentive (FPI), Fixed Price Level of Effort (FPLOE), Time and Materials (T&M), Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF), Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), and hybrid contracts.

  • Requires an understanding of GAAP and FAR. Experience with IBRs and DCMA JSRs.

  • Demonstrates the ability to understand scheduling, planning and tracking procedures, and manufacturing systems in a development and production environment.

  • Understands numerous facets of scheduling and contribute to the development of new scheduling concepts, techniques and standards.

  • Must be an effective communicator and able to represent the company independently on programmatic matters, as well as able to write, interpret and explain programmatic issues.

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Project.

  • Must be able to work extended hours and travel as required.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.