Sr. Program Master Scheduler

Leidos

4.1

(20)

Reston, VA

Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.
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    Position summary

    a vast array of data and information faster than adversaries can detect and respond.

    In this role, you will be responsible for all aspects of creating and maintaining a resource loaded Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) schedule to provide the basis for the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) time phased budget and estimate to complete cost data for this project. In addition, you will construct and maintain the MS Project plan daily, distribute weekly, run reports, and generate various views.

    Ability to work in Northern Virginia is preferred. Candidate working from remote locations will also be considered.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for applying scheduling theory to develop and maintain a resource loaded Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) schedule as the basis for the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) time phased budget and estimate to complete cost requirements

    • Implement program scheduling business rhythms, developing baseline schedules and associated artifacts to meet contractual/project requirements, and monitoring, analyzing, and reporting performance against baseline schedules to ensure that contractual, cost and schedule

    • In conjunction with the Project Manager, and with input from the cross-functional team, generate, publish and maintain an accurate a Master Schedule, using MS Project, showing the tasks and resources required to deliver on-time, per customer requirements and milestones

    • Work closely with multiple industry and government performers to develop detailed schedules, keep these schedules current and seamlessly integrated into the Master Schedule.

    • Develop and maintain linkages, dependencies and inter-dependencies with related projects.

    • Ensure internal and external dependencies are documented and tracked for risk management.

    • Identify major milestones, decision points, project life-cycle and other project events.

    • Identify critical path and task dependencies.

    • Set and maintain the baseline schedule and track all changes to the baselined schedule on a weekly basis.

    • Perform 'what if' scenarios within the schedule.

    • Develop schedule version control processes, policies, and procedures and ensure they are followed during the development and maintenance of schedules.

    • Perform schedule estimating through elicitation of team members and other stakeholders to capture estimations of new work, updated actuals and remaining work.

    • Champion and support continuous Risk Mitigation and Issue Management through schedule analysis.

    • Generate schedule reports based on planned vs actual work.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree and 12-15 years of project / program management experience. Prior experience must include program scheduling.

    • Must be a US citizen and possess a minimum of a Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.

    • Strong communications skills with the ability to work with the functional areas to identify and maintain all schedule tasks and dependencies.

    • In depth IMS Project skill is required to facilitate meetings and work one-on-one to ascertain project activities, resources, requirements, predecessors, successors, impacts, milestones, etc.

    • Proven working knowledge of MS Project and/or other schedule management tools (e.g., MS Project Server/Deltek Open Plan)

    • Strong knowledge of scheduling theory and related best-practices (e.g., PASEG)

    • Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) architecture (e.g., WBS or IMP based) experience

    • Proven working knowledge of Critical Path

    • Proven working knowledge of implementing and managing a resource loaded Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) schedule to provide the basis for the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) time phased budget and estimate to complete cost Schedule Status/Forecast Management/Business Rhythms

    • Baseline Change Control and IMS configuration management.

    • Ability to work independently with overall responsibility for the Master Schedule

    • Proven ability to work well within a team/collaborative environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Prior experience working on ABMS or JADC2 initiatives

    • Prior C4ISR program experience including working group and/or IPT experience

    • Experience linking Microsoft Project and Jira.

    • Familiarity with Cloud and Edge Computing, Networks, Tactical Communications, Data Management, Systems Engineering, Cybersecurity, and C4ISR systems integration

    Original Posting Date:
    2024-05-09
    While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

    Pay Range:
    Pay Range $98,150.00 - $177,425.00

    The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

    Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.