Job posting 13-09
Opening date: April 24, 2013
Closing date: May 23, 2013
TITLE: Management and Program Analyst (Earned Value\Cost Schedule), IS-0343, Grade 11,
12, 13; $62,758.00 - $116,282.00 / ANNUALLY
TYPE OF POSITION: Trust Fund (non-federal) Indefinite
DIVISION: - High Energy Astrophysics Division
LOCATION: Cambridge, Massachusetts
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: This position is open to all qualified US citizens and Permanent Residents.
Selection may be made at either the grade 11, 12 or 13 level. This is a career ladder opportunity
with promotion potential to grade 13. A candidate selected below the grade 13, may be non-
competitively promoted to the next higher grade level, up to grade 13, upon the recommendation
of the supervisor based on classification requirements, satisfactory performance and
qualifications of the employee.
First consideration made be made 14 days after the opening date.
Assisting in the development and pricing of resource-loaded, networked schedules.
Collecting and loading monthly schedule status data from project staff, engineers, and
Creating, maintaining, statusing the IMS with the project manager and CAMs.
Performing cost and schedule analyses as required.
Gathering, analyzing, and preparing financial plans, operating plans and forecasts and budgets
with the project administrator, project manager and customer.
Supporting Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) efforts or proposal efforts as required.
Supporting the PM in all EVM-related efforts including planning, tracking, analysis, and
reporting of specific project activities which will include supporting the development,
maintenance, and/or tracking of Work Breakdown Structures (WBSs) and related WBS
dictionary, the Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS), Resource Breakdown Structures
(RBS), Control Accounts (CAs), Basis of Estimates (BOEs), Resource Loaded Networks
(RLNs), Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB), change management process, work
authorization process, subcontractor management, material control, cost collection, technical
performance, integrated reporting, and forecasting Estimates at Completion (EACs).
Maintaining, analyzing, and reporting EVM metric data (e.g., CPI/SPI SV, CV VAC) for
internal work and subcontracts to the PM and CAMs. Ensuring all required reports and analyses
are generated in a timely and accurate manner to support contractually-required EVM reporting
to the customer.
Supporting internal EVM compliance reviews, closure of follow-up activities and corrective
action plans resulting from Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs), Surveillance Reviews and/or
other customer-specific requirements.
Supporting other audits and reviews requested by program, customers, Defense Contract
Management Agency (DCMA) and Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) or other audit
Reviewing and approving changes to performance measurement baseline as directed by the PM.
Ensuring PMB/WBS/OBS/CA changes are executed according to the Federal Acquisitions
Regulation (FAR), EIA/ANSI-748, NASA Procedural Requirements (NPR) 7120x, industry best
practices, and at the direction of the project manager.
In addition to the duties above, duties at the grade 12 may include, but are not limited
to contributing to planning, conducting and reporting of internal EVM compliance reviews and
coordinating closure of follow-up activities and corrective action plans resulting from Integrated
Baseline Reviews (IBRs), Surveillance Reviews and/or other customer-specific requirements.
Further duties may include contributing to design and implementation of processes and
procedures for EVM using EVMS system components.
In addition to the duties above, duties at the grade 13 may include, but are not limited to
gathering, analyzing, preparing and summarizing recommendations for financial plans, operating
plans and forecasts, budgets, and risk analyses for presentation to project manager and customer;
designing and implementing processes and procedures for EVM; planning, conducting and
reporting internal EVM compliance reviews.
Candidates for grade 11 must possess a minimum of one year of specialized experience
equivalent to at least the grade 9 in the normal progression for this occupation which should
demonstrate a basic knowledge of project management, including schedule development,
resource loaded networks (RLNs), monthly schedule status and update cycles, IMS development
Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate
education leading to such a degree.
Candidates for grade 12 must possess a minimum of one year of specialized experience
equivalent to at least the grade 11 in the normal line of progression for this occupation, which
should demonstrate basic knowledge of Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) operating
in an EIA/ANSI-748 compliant environment and significant experience with the application of a
wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods for assessing and improving effectiveness of
Candidates for grade 13 must possess a minimum of one year of specialized experience
equivalent to at least the grade 12 in the normal line of progression for this occupation, which
should demonstrate expert knowledge of Earned Value management Systems (EVMS), expert
and comprehensive knowledge of project management, expert knowledge of and extensive
experience meeting the FAR EVM and project management requirements.
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