Program Control Manager

US - CA - Carlsbad, US - CA - San Diego Ref #8333 05-Mar-2021

Job description

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 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 Responsibilities

As a Program Control Manager, you will oversee a team of Program Control Analysts. You will be the Point of Contact for the Business Area on program control expertise. You will work with Program Managers and Business Area Leads to ensure the programs are properly supported. You will require an in-depth knowledge of Scheduling (Critical Path, Schedule Impacts, Risk Assessments) and Earned Value Management. Experience maintaining schedules and IPMRs is highly desirable. You will be responsible for reviewing schedules and Estimates at Complete (EAC). You will use your knowledge of program control to provide mentorship to your team. Working across our dynamic Program Control 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.


  • MS Project scheduling experience in a high tech engineering environment
  • Must be proficient in MS PowerPoint, Advanced Excel skills, and experience applying Earned Value Management (EVM)
  • Preparing and Reviewing Estimates at Complete (EAC) and Variance Analysis
  • Conducting Cost and Schedule Risk Assessments and Mitigation Steps
  • Compliance to the EVM System Description
  • Support Program Management Reviews (PMR), Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBR), and audits
  • Proven track record of team leadership, 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. US citizenship required.
  • Up to 10% travel


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or technical field desired.
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Experience supporting Earned Value Management programs
  • Oracle experience
  • Government contract experience
  • forProject experience

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