General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Project Control Analyst in Huntsville, Alabama

Job ID#: 21623BR

Company: General Atomics

Title: Project Control Analyst

Job Category: Business Development, Product Support, Program/Project Management

City: Huntsville

State: Alabama

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

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) designs and manufactures first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power generation systems. GA-EMS’ expanding portfolio of specialized products and integrated system solutions support critical fleet, space systems and satellites, missile defense, power and energy, and process and monitoring applications for defense, industrial, and commercial customers worldwide.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Project Control Analyst to join our Program Control team in Huntsville, AL.


  • Work with and advise Project Managers, Control Account Management team (CAMs) and senior technical personnel to ensure uniform application of Earned Value Management procedures.

  • Assist and advise management in program setup, planning, and control (including tailored EVMS)

  • Develop and maintain Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and related dictionaries, ensuring adherence to requirements of proposal, contract, material planning, accounting, reporting requirements, and integration with OBS

  • Review and understand contract terms and conditions (multiple contract types) & ensure compliance to financial clauses and contractual requirements throughout project implementation

  • Establish and maintain time-phased cost/schedule baseline, enforce strict change control, monitor status/availability, and ensure proper work authorization.

  • Prepare manpower and non-labor forecasts and assist in resource planning

  • Monitor performance, provide variance analysis & visibility on projects of varying contract type, size, complexity, and level of risk

  • Monitor contract value and CLINs to ensure proper cost collection, reporting and related funding status

  • Support development of operating and strategic plans, analyze resulting cost, revenue, and cash flows

  • Develop standard and ad hoc reports to effectively communicate status and provide management with clear, timely and accurate information; make recommendations to assist in decision-making

  • Produce and validate Integrated Program Management Reports (IPMRs) and similar status reports for customers and program management

  • Track subcontract cost & schedule status, material receipts, open commitments, and termination liability.

  • Participate in new business proposals to identify reporting, invoicing, and MRP requirements, provide guidance on program structure and subcontractor flow-down requirements, prepare Basis of Estimates, support fact-finding, negotiations, customer reviews, and audits.

  • Develop and maintain Program Control processes, procedures and desktop guides.

  • Utilize MS Office Suite and other applications that may include SAP, MPM, Winsight, Project Server, Cobra, forProject and SharePoint.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

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

Job Qualifications:

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

  • US Citizenship is required.

  • Must have thorough understanding of Earned Value Management and associated DoD requirements; experience with GAAP, FAR, and DCMA/DCAA compliance helpful.

  • Must be proficient in advanced Microsoft Excel, including V-look ups & Pivot tables

  • Experience with MS Excel programming, databases for dashboarding and metrics reporting, SQL/Access queries and VBA/HTML coding helpful.

  • Must be an effective communicator with the ability to represent the department on complex matters, as well as the ability to write, interpret, and explain complex issues.

  • Must have the ability to work well in a multi-discipline team in both development and production environments.

  • Must have ability to interface comfortably with managers and executives, and with operating and support groups (Purchasing, Contracts, Finance, QA) in a fast-paced, team environment.

  • Must be customer focused with excellent interpersonal, organizational, and presentation skills.

  • Knowledge of Program Planning is desired.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance is 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.