Sr. Program Control Analyst

ViaSat   •  

Carlsbad, CA

Industry: Telecommunications


11 - 15 years

Posted 46 days ago

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 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 Responsibilities

Viasat is seeking a new team member to support program control activities within its Government Services division. This role will report to the Program Control Manager.

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. You will be responsible for establishing and maintaining the Cost 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. 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 a working knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM)
  • 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
  • 10 or more years of experience
  • U.S. government position. US citizenship required.
  • Up to 10% travel


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or technical field desired.
  • MPM and Oracle experience.
  • Government contractexperience a plus

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Additional requirements

Minimum education:


Years of experience:

8 plusyears


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required




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