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Lead Program Scheduler

Job ID: 2014881
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Sep 15, 2020
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description



SAIC has an immediate need for a Lead EVM Program Scheduler to support the G-Army team in Huntsville, AL.

The Global Combat Support System-Army (GCSS-A) will ultimately replace several aging and outdated Army Management information systems across tactical logistics environments within the Army's Active and Reserve  Components as well as the National Guard.

This position directly supports the Director of Programs and is responsible for the development and management the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS). The individual will use scheduling best practices to develop multi-year technical project schedules that are tracked and monitored for status utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM). The candidate will be responsible for the baseline planning, statusing, tracking analysis, and reporting on all aspect of the GCSS-A project in the IMS.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Generate and maintain an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) that includes all aspects for project execution.  The IMS will be generated using Microsoft Project.

  • Support development of the CWBS and incorporate in the resource loaded IMS.

  • Develop, manage, and report overall program IMS health and provide performance metrics to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Generation of monthly Earned Value Management (EVM) analysis reports delivered to the PMO which provides cost, schedule and technical data analysis of the Project execution.

  • Manage and facilitate weekly IMS status reviews with internal stakeholders.

  • Perform weekly IMS analysis and prepare reports to support the development of program plans that ensure program requirements and statement of work are captured.

  • Define scope timelines and IMS dependencies

  • Conduct critical path analysis

  • Identify risk and conduct Schedule Risk Assessments (SRAs)




Bachelors and five (5) years or more of related experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience


CLEARANCE: Must have an Active Secret Security Clearance



  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the field
  • MS Project proficiency (minimum 1-3 years’ experience)
  • Working knowledge of Earned Value Management best practices and principles
  • MS Office proficiency, especially in Excel
  • Must be able to operate independently, but also in a team environment and share information with others.
  • Must show initiative and have the ability to work on multiple tasks with changing deadlines and priorities in an environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as strong interpersonal skills, professional demeanor, and flexibility are required; the ability to establish a solid working relationship with customers, technical staff, managers, and peers, and various Government and contractor personnel.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Project, Word, Excel and Power Point




  • DoD Experience
  • Project Management Experience
  • Earned Value Management experience on a technical project/program



SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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