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Project Scheduler

Job ID: 2119435
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 13, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is rapidly growing a System Integration team to deliver a new, complex space and ground system in support of National Security. This exciting and innovative program, located in Chantilly VA, is leveraging best practices in system engineering, via Digital Engineering processes and technology, and in Agile software development, via DevSecOps development. This multi-year contract will require energetic engineers to define and integrate major space systems and associated ground elements from concept into an operational enterprise.

SAIC is seeking a Project Scheduler / Systems Engineer to be responsible for schedule management through the entire project and program life cycle. The successful candidate will work both independently and in a team based environment to develop, coordinate and manage schedules that include a listing of a project’s milestones, activities, and deliverables.  The candidate will perform schedule analysis and support earned value reporting.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Interact with various project teams and providers to develop and maintain detailed, integrated schedule for successful program execution
  • Evaluate project(s) schedule progress and performance and identify and communicate issues and variance
  • Coordinate/interface with other organizations to flow/roll-up the schedule into higher-level and or integrated schedule(s)
  • Perform schedule analysis to validate and improve program schedules, including 14 point DCMA assessment, driving path and Schedule Risk Assessments
  • Assist program / project team to develop and maintain periodic status reports to keep all parties informed on program / project progress
  • Interact regularly with the other systems engineering lifecycles of requirements, configuration management, risk, and lifecycle/readiness
  • Attend meetings and assist with determination of project and program requirements - Report status of schedule management as and when required
  • Track the progress of work being performed by program / project - Maintain a database of giver/receiver dependencies within Microsoft Project Server
  • Brief senior level management, program managers and teammates
  • Apprise management and all program stakeholders of schedule risk and progress issues early enough to be addressed

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience
 
CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Current TS clearance with willingness & ability to upgrade
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years work experience strongly desired
  • Expert proficiency in MS Project
  • Strong background and experience with schedule analysis to include defining and analyzing critical path for space and ground systems.
  • Experience with detailed analysis of developers’ schedules
DESIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Development and support of satellite development program schedules


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are 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. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt 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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