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Master Scheduler

Category: Business Analysis (functional and technical)

City: Arlington, Virginia, United States

Position ID: J1120-2143

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Master Scheduler will be responsible for the creation, execution, and monitoring of Integrated Master Schedules according to the SOW and EVM requirements, specialize in implementing best scheduling practices on projects. Excellent project management abilities, strong technical skills, and strong interpersonal skills.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Lead integrated project scheduling activities on a complex DoD program

• Lead the development of the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) by working with Program Managers, Control Account Managers, team leads, and technical team leads to determine critical tasks and their interdependencies across the program

• Develop scheduling status reports used at Program Management meetings

• Develop and maintain schedule artifacts and other program documentation related to deliverables to the customer and to the CGI leadership

• Determine the critical path of the assigned portions of program based on schedule progress and established task dependencies

• Support data transfer from Microsoft Project to the team’s Earned Value Management tool and ensure accuracy of data

• Comply with internal procedures and government cost/schedule reporting regulations

• Actively participate in Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs) and monthly program status reviews (PSRs)

• Interact daily with technical leads, the CGI leadership, and client personnel by providing schedule status data

• Identify, develop, and implement processes improving scheduling and coordination efforts

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Bachelors degree plus 10 years of experience or equivalent experience in lieu of education. In addition:

• DoD program scheduling experience

• Demonstrated expert knowledge in determining the Critical Path and performing schedule status updates

• Demonstrated knowledge of scheduling for projects using Earned Value Management

• Experience creating and managing resource loaded schedules, Gantt charts, and dependencies

• Experience in developing the resource loaded IMS utilizing IMP/BOE/PWS

• Ability to establish working relations at all organizational levels and demonstrate ability to diplomatically and effectively deal with Government officials and program office stakeholders

• Self-motivator with ability to work as part of a team or independently with little supervision or direction

• Ability to balance and prioritize many diverse tasks at once

• Experience in Schedule Risk Analysis (Monte Carlo) determining schedule feasibility associating with risks

• Direct recent experience running DCMA 14-point schedule assessments

• Experience in developing and implementing Baseline Change Requests

• Develop and support weekly IMS status updates/processes/weekly schedule status reports including SPI/Critical Paths/2 weeks head ups

• Develop and maintain EVM comparable IMS and support monthly IPMR deliverables

• Demonstrated understanding of project management and the application of project management processes

• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

• Proficient with other MS Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio and SharePoint)


• PMI-SP (Scheduling Professional) certification

• Familiarity with Agile software development methodologies

• Experience on large-scale software development projects

• Familiarity with DoD Contracting environment


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