Control Account Manager (CAM)

USA-CO-Colorado Springs
4 weeks ago
Job ID
Program/Project Management
Employment Type
Full Time

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.


Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is REQUIRED at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Control Account Manager (CAM).  The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.



The selected candidate will perform CAM functions for Task Order 16 including the following activities: (1) Weekly: participate in 3x/week CAM status calls, attend Cycle test status meeting, provide/enter IMS status, attend BRM, and review Actuals Hours reports for time charging accuracy and alignment with IMS status; (2) Monthly: calculate & enter ETC into RTE, analyze EV metrics and generate VARs as required, and attend the monthly Program VAR meeting; (3) As Required: identify/request IMS forecast and baseline changes via schedule change requests and "what if" schedules, add Risks and associated mitigation activities to the IMS, and plan technical work, including scope, cost & schedule, with direction from Task Order leads and Functional Area Managers for the following: Rolling Waves, PDs, MR requests, ECPs, and other types of estimates (e.g., EE, RE, ROM); (4) Maintain a desktop schedule of daily work to support the IMS; (5) Control and maintain Work Authorization Documents (WADs) for each Control Account, ensuring the WADs are always up-to-date.


  • Proficient organizational, analysis, and time management skills, attention to detail and accuracy, and ability to multi-task high priorities
  • Proficient ability to solve problems
  • Effective team builder
  • Experience with proposal activities (WBS Development, IMP/IMS development) is a plus
  • Proficient at working both independently and as a team member
  • Proficient ability to demonstrate professional written and oral communications
  • Proficient interpersonal skills and a professional demeanor in interacting with a wide variety of people
  • Interfaces with multiple IPT leads and PMs primarily at a single location
  • Effectively and efficiently works within time constraints and adjusts to changing circumstances
  • Acts as a change agent, challenges the status quo
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, to include Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  • Earned Value Management and scheduling tool experience required. 
  • Experience in coordination of program requirements across planning stages with multiple subcontractors
  • Domain knowledge in program and/or product life cycle and financial processes
  • Contact with internal Program Management, Finance, Contracts, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, and Manufacturing
  • Contact with external customers and vendors
  • Due to the nature of work performed, U.S. citizenship is required
  • The analyst is an individual contributor working with minimal oversight
  • Work Authorization Issuance
  • Candidate must have a working proficiency with RTE, PM Compass, Microsoft Project or other EVM tools (such as Artemis, Winsight) and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, or equivalent). Knowledge of Lockheed Martin CAM/CAM Analyst processes and policies (PPMP) or equivalent desired. Must be a recent graduate of a CAM/EVM training course and completed RTE, PM Compass or other EVM tool training within the last 2 years.


Experience with standard EVM practices and procedures, tools (such as RTE, PM Compass, Artemis Project View/Cost View and MicroSoft Project), rolling waves, and EVM cost baselining. Practiced in identifying IMS forecast and baseline changes via schedule change requests and "what if" schedules. Recent experience with DCMA Audits and Baseline Reviews as the CAM answering the questions desired. Familiarity with EagleSpeed and Material procurement is a plus.

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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