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Senior Program Cost/Schedule Analyst


Melbourne, FL, US, 32935

Job ID: 100863 


The Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) line of business within DRS has locations in Dallas, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA.  EOIS develops, manufactures, and supports infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne platforms.  We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance. 


 Employing the world’s brightest. Supporting the world’s bravest.

Job Summary

This position will support program finance functions; using Earned Value Best Practices for establishing / managing program cost, schedule and technical baselines. Performs Earned Value analyses and prepares reports both internal external in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon performance objectives. Works with IPT managers and CAM’s regarding their Budgets and EACs. Performs and/or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis using various Enterprise toolsets including Cost Point, forProject and Microsoft Project. Conduct Estimate at Complete (EAC) analysis and prepare accompanying analysis and recommendations for presentation to various levels of leadership. Incorporates contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost and estimate to complete

Job Responsibilities

Lead the establishment of Program cost, schedule, and technical baselines, in accordance with the Earned Value System Description for assigned programs.
Provide direction for the program team on the key aspects of the Earned Value Management (EVM) lifecycle, including detail planning, monthly performance status, change request creation, variance analysis and variance reporting, bottom-up Estimate at Completion (EAC), and other program specific performance reviews.
Provide Earned Value Cost and Schedule status, guidance and assistance to Program Office, IPT’s, and Control Account Managers (CAMs) to understand and utilize Earned Value data.
Prepares and presents Earned value Cost and Schedule status to key stakeholders
Assist in the preparation of both internal and external Program Review’s.
Prepares and submits IPMR’s formats if required by contract.
Ensures Earned Value Management (EVM) and financial information is correct and compliant to Program Performance Management Process.
Preparation, update and maintenance of Work Authorization Documents (WADs) and change management process.
Assist the Program Management Office (PMO) and/or functional management in preparing proposal cost estimates or other relevant cost data.


Education: Bachelors Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field and at least eight years of progressive experience in a government manufacturing environment
MA, MS, MBA and/or Professional Certification is highly desirable
Extensive EVM experience in the application of Earned value on DOD programs
Working knowledge of the FAR, DFAR, CAS
Understand financial analysis principles and have financial analysis skills
Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite , MS Project, Cost Point)
Experience with forProject and/or MS Project preferred
U.S. Person is required
Desired Skills
Experience with IPMR preparation and reporting for DOD contracts
Contract Compliance Knowledge

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

QUALITY. We set high standards of performance, and consistently deliver excellent products and services.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY. We embrace different points of view, and continually foster an environment that enable all participants to contribute to their full potential.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com

Nearest Major Market: Melbourne