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Master Scheduler

Arlington, VA
This position will work a rotating hybrid schedule in Arlington, VA. WEEK 1 - 2 days onsite, 3 days remote WEEK 2 - 3 days onsite, 2 days remote.
What you’ll do:
  • Build and maintain a program-level IMS which includes major milestones and deliverables  
  • Coordinate and maintain an integrated project and activity schedule across all offices. 
  • Develop the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Integrated Master Plan (IMP), and the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) 
  • Lead cross functional team members in the definition of project tasks, establish task durations, define relationships, impose constraints, collect weekly status 
  • Propose processes that will aid Integrated Scheduling and understand the impacts of any changes to program delivery  
  • Perform DCMA 14-point assessment, critical path analysis, and Monte Carlo schedule risk assessment 
  • Design and implement WBS coding structures and IMP/ IMS coding structure
  • Define methodology and approach for implementing giver/receivers 
  • Develop tier-one schedule (one pager), tier-two schedules, and master schedule from a single database using Microsoft Project 
  • Develop process, procedures, and strategy for implementing scheduling best practices 
  • Provide on-the-job training and mentorship to the program staff with regards to scheduling 
Required qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience. 4 additional years of experience can be substituted for degree requirement.
  • Active Top Secret clearance required or able to obtain interim TS prior to start.
  • Must be able to work a hybrid schedule. 
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification 
  • Expertise using Microsoft Project and add-on software such as OnePager Pro and audit software. 
  • Ability to identify, track, and integrate risks into the IMS.
  • Ability to develop high level schedules and graphics utilizing MS Project to deliver to senior leaders and stakeholders. 
  • Ability to facilitate client-facing meetings to review the IMS and discuss potential schedule slips and mitigation plans. 
  • Experience tracking multiple high priority information technology projects. 
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to clearly convey products, deliverables, analyses, and/or issues to groups outside of your team or those who are unfamiliar with the topic. 
  • Possess an analytical mindset, with the ability to understand a situation or problem and think critically to make decisions and come up with out-of-the-box solutions. 
  • Be proactive in providing feedback and be enthusiastic in sharing your knowledge with others. 
  • Capable of prioritizing your own tasks and potentially the tasks of others while making sure deadlines are met. 
Desired qualifications:
  • Experience with Information Technology and Cyber projects.
  • Experience with traditional waterfall and Agile project management methodologies.
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