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Project Scheduler

Job ID: 2114937
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 5, 2021
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

Join a winning team!  SAIC’s National Security and Space (NSS) Sector is currently hiring for a customer within the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) in Chantilly, VA. This customer is responsible for designing, building, and operating national security-related systems based in space, in the air, and on the ground. SAIC is a strong company providing opportunities for energetic individuals with a strong desire to expand their knowledge while increasing their responsibilities.

SAIC is seeking Project Scheduler to provide Systems Engineering and Technical Advisory (SETA) services to a rapidly expanding Government Intelligence Community (IC) customer for a complex space and ground efforts as part of an exciting and innovative set of programs.

The Project Scheduler provides support to the Systems Program Office (SPO) in acquisition and execution of mission critical systems.  The Project Scheduler is part of a team of high-performing subject matter experts (SMEs) responsible for planning, development and execution of new acquisitions, monitoring contract execution and providing technical analysis. The Project Scheduler responsibilities may include but not limited to the following:

  • Serves as the SPO technical expert for the development, maintenance, and assessment of Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) in support of SPO acquisition activities
  • Supports the SPO in development of processes based upon best practices for schedule management, compliant with agency and industry guidelines
  • Coordinates with project management personnel, technical domain engineers and subject matter experts, and project stakeholders to generate and maintain project IMS
  • Develops and maintains primary, secondary, and tertiary critical paths for managed project IMS
  • Participates in the planning, tracking analysis, and reporting on multiple projects of varying size and complexity within an IMS
  • Conducts analysis of development contractor delivered IMS, utilizing DCMA 14 point schedule assessment methodology - Develops recommendations, reports, and analytic products detailing findings, corrective actions, modifications, and/or opportunities for exploitation to SPO leadership based upon analysis activities
  • Interfaces with project personnel for assessment of Earned Value Management System metrics related to management of IMS
  • Reviews Contract Data Requirements List (CDRLs), to include the Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR) and the Integrated Program Management Data Analysis Report (IPMDAR)
  • Work with Government customer leads, spacecraft system developers, and other subject matter experts across SETA and FFRDC teams.

Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI with Poly
  • Bachelors and ten (10) years or more experience; Masters and eight (8) years or more experience.
  • Expert with Microsoft Project development, baselines, and tracking
  • Understanding of space systems and the corresponding design, development, manufacture, integration & test, deployment, operations, and decommissioning activities
  • Understanding of Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) 14 point schedule assessment methodology
  • Understanding of Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA)-748 Standard and the corresponding 32 guidelines
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Experienced with Microsoft Office and schedule management/assessment tools (e.g., Microsoft Project, Primavera, Structured Solutions Incorporated (SSI) tools) for technical document development


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.


Overview

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 more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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