Senior Program Analyst
Company: Charles Stark Draper Laboratory
Posted on: August 28, 2020
OverviewDraper is an independent, nonprofit research and
development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,800
employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a
promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From
military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering,
lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our
multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a
collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of
ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about
Draper, visit www.draper.com.
Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of
work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance
including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from
photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social
events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If
this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a
nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you,
apply now www.draper.com/careers.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud
to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We
understand the value of diversity and its impact on a
high-performance culture. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic
Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and
reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in
employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request
reasonable accommodation, please contact
email@example.com.ResponsibilitiesAs the lead program analyst for the
Space Systems HLS program in Huntsville, the ideal candidate is a
self-starter who works well both independently and in groups. They
must display strong analytical and problem solving skills in order
to support the program o---ce in pursuit and management of the HLS
business area. Responsible for all ---nancial and administrative
matters pertaining to the HLS program, assisting with strategy and
the allocation of resources and overseeing the preparation of cost
proposals, ---nancial reports, budgets, schedules and performance
variance analysis. Must have a high level understanding of project
management planning, monitoring and control concepts.
- Preparing ---nancial forecasting and reporting information
requested by the Program Managers, including sta---ng and revenue
projections, ---nancial analysis, program health and business
- Preparing cost proposals in accordance with solicitations,
customer requirements, and internal process.
- Using internal information systems to create and manage budget
plans for programs, projects, and tasks and respond proactively to
address potential problems. Perform analysis and prepare reports on
weekly and monthly basis to ensure that contracts are within
negotiated and agreed-upon parameters.
- Ensuring adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate
records of expenditures, preparation of expenditure projections,
and submitting timely requests for additional funding and/or senior
management risk authorization.
- Monitoring contractual changes and potential impact to cost and
- Monitoring the completion of project deliverables and ensure
compliance with contractual and internal quality management system
- Bachelor's degree and 5-7 years of related financial management
experience in high-tech / commercial industry.
- Excellent ---nancial analysis skills, familiarity with
principles of ---nancial tracking, program planning, and
- Ability to utilize Excel for data analysis, model creation and
- Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication
- Strong leadership skills, con---dence in their ability to work
independently with e---ciency and e---ectiveness
- Must demonstrate a high level of attention to detail and
ability to think critically and independently in a fast paced
- Must have basic knowledge of earned value management.
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