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Type: Full Time
Location: Tempe, Arizona
Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we're on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We're the company behind the world's fastest satellite internet service, with technology that's helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.
We're growing rapidly and looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You'll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world's first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.
Job ResponsibilitiesViasat is seeking a new team member to support program control activities within its Commercial Networks segment. This role will report to Program Management for the combined Commercial Networks and Space segment.
As a Program Control Analyst, you will play a critical role by supporting the planning, tracking, analysis and reporting of various types of programs. You will collaborate with the program team to create, maintain and status program schedules in MS Project, as well as ensuring effective performance metrics are in place for all program efforts. You will be responsible for establishing and maintaining the Cost and Schedule Baseline and Estimates at Complete. Your attention to detail will allow you to analyze schedule impacts, perform *what if- scenarios and help to develop recovery plans utilizing Critical Path methodologies and other metrics. You will leverage your knowledge of Earned Value Management to provide performance information to the program team. You will interface daily with Program Managers, finance personnel, functional groups and engineering staff in a team environment specifically designed to achieve program and professional success.
Requirements*2+ years of relevant professional or educational experience *MS Project scheduling experience in a high tech engineering environment*Must be proficient in MS PowerPoint, Advanced Excel skills, and a working knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM)*Proven track record of problem solving, performance analysis, utilizing program management techniques and achieving the goals of the program and business area*Excellent teamwork and organizational skills*Bachelor's Degree*U.S. government position. U.S. citizenship required. *Up to 10% domestic travel
Preferences*Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance or technical field desired.*MPM and Oracle experience.*Exposure to Agile Project management methodology*Visual Basic, Tableau, MS Access and/or Alteryx capabilities
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Years of experience: 2-4 years
Travel: Up to 10%
Citizenship: US Citizenship Required