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Scheduler

Job ID: 215306
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Apr 27, 2021
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
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Job Description

Description

SAIC has a need for a Scheduler to support the Apache PPSS team located onsite at S3I/Redstone (Huntsville, AL).  This position will be responsible for building and maintaining enterprise IMS/Roadmaps, program management reviews, technical exchange meetings, milestones among other requirements.

The primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide fully resource loaded Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) /Integrated Master Plan (IMP) support to the Apache PPSS Program
  • Develop, integrate and maintain schedule in the Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and associated Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) as day-to-day execution tools used to periodically assess progress in meeting program requirements
  • Develop solutions for mitigating schedule risk and achieving program goals and objectives
  • Identify and recommend scheduling best practices
  • Work closely with technical experts, project leads and project managers in planning, creating, and managing project schedules
  • Perform coordination of cross-functional teams to identify project issues, monitor action items, and work with the project manager to ensure resolution
  • Working closely with others in linking critical activities across multiple workstreams
  • Coordinate project schedules, tasks, meeting updates, and efficient distribution of reports

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelors and six (6) years or more of related experience; 4 years of experience can be used in lieu of a degree

Clearance: Must have an Interim Secret Clearance to start with the ability to obtain/maintain a full Secret Clearance

Required Skills:

  • Experience developing an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)
  • Expertise in MS Project (advanced preferred) and familiarity with Agile project management methodologies
  • Experience working along with the technical team leads to determine critical tasks and their interdependencies across the program as day-to-day execution tools used to periodically assess progress in meeting program requirements
  • Working knowledge of how to support the Government with Integrated Master Schedules that are developed and maintained for multiple projects to summary a program portfolio. This will require the liaison with mission partners and task owners to determine the sequencing and duration of activities.
  • Experience creating a project baseline for each project and monitoring project progress against that baseline.
  • Ability to identify and resolve resource and schedule conflicts and constraints among multiple projects.
  • Experience providing impact analysis of schedule changes; identifying schedule variances and opportunities and proactively developing mitigation strategies for the Project Management team.
  • Prior experience developing scheduling status reports used at Program Management meetings
  • Experience supporting the development and the sustainment of appropriate project Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and activity coding in accordance with the contract Performance Work Statement (PWS)
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge in determining the Critical Path and performing Schedule status updates
  • Experience developing solutions for mitigating schedule risk and achieving program goals and objectives
  • Ability to identify and recommend scheduling best practices
  • Ability to work closely with technical experts, project leads and project managers in planning, creating, and managing project schedules
  • Coordinate project schedules, tasks, meeting updates, and efficient distribution of reports

Desired Skills:

  • 5-7 years of demonstrated experience managing a schedule for an enterprise-wide program(s) and multiple sub-components using MS Project
  • PMI-SP (Scheduling Professional) certification

 




Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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