Program Scheduler

Terran Orbital
Irvine, California, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago


Be more than just an employee number! Join Terran Orbital, the leader in innovation, manufacturing and operations in the small satellite industry. We are a pioneer in the miniaturization of space technologies and the delivery of responsive space solutions. We are a unique, fast growing, and trusted team focused on quickly and economically designing, building, launching, and operating state-of-the-art satellites for advanced mission constellations.

Terran Orbital is seeking a motivated, experienced, and highly organized Project Scheduler to develop, integrate, and maintain project schedules across our satellite and technology programs at our Irvine, CA location. As a Program Scheduler, the candidate will collaborate with multidisciplinary team members, managers, and other stakeholders to maintain and status execution of projects and prepare performance evaluation reports.
  • Consulting with project managers, technical experts and third-party program management to integrate multiple parallel program dependent initiatives, set up assignments, tasks, and subtasks. Identifying critical path elements and solutions
  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining an effective scheduling management system
  • Coordinating project timelines with internal departments and external stakeholders
  • Monitoring project timelines and deadlines
  • Identifying potential project schedule delays and facilitating intervention in a timeous manner.
  • Evaluating performance and preparing project progress reports.
  • Developing metrics and performance calculations using project schedule metrics and inputs
  • Accommodating updates and changes to project schedules
  • Holding regular meetings with stakeholders to receive schedule inputs and monitor progress and identify development barriers
  • Recommending actions to keep projects within budget and completed on time.
  • Developing schedule management processes and guidelines for internal team members including MS Project change control and updating rules
  • Keeping stakeholders informed of project timelines and deadlines
  • Documenting project scheduling processes and maintaining records

  • 5+ years of experience as a project/program planner/scheduler
  • Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, management, or related discipline
  • Familiar with Earned Value Management reporting and metrics
  • Proven track record of maintaining project schedules and providing performance reports through the project life-cycle

Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, management, or related discipline
  • Certification as a PMI scheduling professional (PMI-SP)
  • Advanced proficiency in project scheduling software, such as MS Project, Primavera, Procore or industry equivalent
  • Extensive experience in schedule planning and management
  • Ability to keep stakeholders informed of project timelines and changes
  • Aerospace industry experience or equivalent experience developing and maintaining project schedules for advanced technology efforts
  • Excellent organizational, time-management, and communication skills
  • Exceptional communication skills with multiple engineering disciplines
  • Employee Equity Incentive Program
  • Company-paid comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401(K) Match
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Cross-training and professional development opportunities

About Terran Orbital:

Terran Orbital is a leading manufacturer of satellites primarily serving the United States and Allied aerospace and defense industries. Terran Orbital provides end-to-end satellite solutions by combining satellite design, production, launch planning, mission operations, and in-orbit support to meet the needs of the most demanding military, civil, and commercial customers. Learn more at

Physical Demands:

This is largely a sedentary role with heavy computer usage. Position may require incumbent to move files, walk around the office, and bend/stand as necessary.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.


To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. In addition, please note that this position may also require the possession of an existing United States National Security clearance or eligibility for such a clearance.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the employees in this job. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this job classification. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.

This job description does not alter the "At-Will" nature of the position. Employment with the Company will remain "at-will" unless otherwise stated in a written agreement signed by the President of the Company. This means that either the Company or the employee can terminate the employment at any time and for any reason, with or without notice.

Terran Orbital is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65123345
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Irvine, California, United States
  • Position Title: Program Scheduler
  • Company Name For Job: Terran Orbital
  • Skill Catergory: Engineering - Other
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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