Aerojet Rocketdyne

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Specialist Analyst, Program Management in Huntsville, Alabama


Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion. Visit our website at for more information on how our employees Power the Future.

We are seeking an Senior Analyst, Program Management to join our team in Huntsville, AL. This will be in the Missile Defense Programs sector. This position will be overseeing component procurement, motor manufacturing, and testing to ensure it is performed on-time, on-budget, and all reports completed. This position will also require managing other duties such as proposals, cost reduction opportunity projects, and other special projects as needed. This is an exciting opportunity to lead multiple projects demonstrating project leadership with a strong technical team.

What we can offer you:

Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation’s aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture:Careers | Aerojet Rocketdyne. (

Work/Life Balance - 3 weeks of vacation to start plus additional sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing for longer weekends. Annual 1 week year-end company shut down.

Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical , Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness programs.

Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match.

Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program.

This position may be filled at this level or one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

50% - Responsible for the administration and/or operational leadership of a program element(s) or projects under the immediate guidance of the Program Manager. Collaborate with all functions to ensure on-time execute. Ensure timely submittal of all customer data submittals.

25% - Utilize earned value management to manage project establishing earned value baseline. Effectively communicate schedule and budget to functional organizations. Perform variance reviews and implement corrective actions as required to ensure effective earned value & programmatic controls.

25% - Submit proposals for various program needs:

  • Lead multiple proposals with timely, accurate submittals.

  • Collaborate with program team to define scope.


Requires a related Bachelor's degree ( Engineering, Materials Engineering, Science, Mathematic s or related field) and 6 years of directly related experience. Master's degree perferred.

Ability to use technical knowledge and experience to prepare program schedules using Microsoft Project and develop program plans along with Earned Value Management System and reporting experience are also preferred. Technical knowledge of solid propellant propulsion systems would be a plus for the applicant.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • PMP Certification.

  • Energetic material manufacturing experience.

May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Requires U.S. Citizenship. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

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Location US-AL-Huntsville

Job ID 20902

Zip 35806

Category Program/Project Management

On-Site, Hybrid or Remote? Hybrid