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Senior Project Scheduler

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Job ID: 2307408
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Jun 5, 2023
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior Project Scheduler to support our team on Redstone Arsenal located in Huntsville AL.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain multiple resource loaded project schedules for a number of projects within the organization, using Microsoft Project (MS Project) and displaying a thorough understanding of scheduling and project management
  • Schedules must be updated regularly to meet reporting deadlines, with inputs gathered from a number of sources
  • The Scheduler will provide a deep understanding of accepted scheduling techniques using MS Project
  • Project Scheduler will be directed by the project management staff, work with functional team leads and task leads to monitor and manage project schedules, resource allocations, lifecycle milestones, and provide weekly status updates


Required Education:

Bachelor's degree and six (6) years or more of related experience; four (4) years' of experience accepted in lieu of degree. 

Required Clearance:

Interim Secret required prior to employment with the ability to obtain full Secret Clearance; US Citizenship required.

Required Skills:

  • Significant training in project scheduling
  • Minimum four (4) years’ experience as a Project Scheduler using MS Project
  • Must be able to manage multiple, complex project schedules, simultaneously  
  • Must be proficient with running schedule health assessments and implementing fixes when needed
  • Proficient with advanced functions of Microsoft Project
  • MS Office experience 2010 or greater is required
  • Able to work amicably and effectively with subject matter experts and other technical personnel to resolve scheduling conflicts and effectively research and resolve data conflicts
  • Able to coordinate with team leads and/or technical and functional experts to ensure key milestones and dependencies are properly identified and specified
  • Able to work efficiently within deadlines to ensure accurate and comprehensive reports including schedule variances are provided within the timeframe needed
  • Able to efficiently work independently and in a team as the situation requires

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Milestones Professional preferred
  • Experience with running DCMA 14-point assessments preferred
  • Experience running various “what if” scenarios, and schedule risk assessments preferred
  • Experience running variance reports preferred
  • Experience working DOD contracts preferred

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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