Chenega Corporation Program Scheduler (Senior) in Aberdeen, Maryland

CHENEGA DECISION SCIENCES, LLC

Company Job Title:

Program Scheduler (Senior)

Clearance:

Secret

Location:

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

Reports To:

Director of Operations

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Summary:The Program Scheduler (Senior) prepares Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) products in accordance with industry best practices utilizing the Microsoft Project tool. They ensure that schedules are resource-loaded, contain predecessors / successor relationships, depict a critical path, align with the program / project work breakdown structure (WBS), and indicate status of each task. Additionally, they collaborate with all Working Integrated Program Teams (WIPTs) and support function teams to gather input, track progress, and review all inputs and outputs for completeness and accuracy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • Prepare and manage a WBS-based IMS for programs / projects through utilization of the Government Furnished scheduling software.

  • Participate in IMS reviews of risks and issues in coordination with the Independent Validation and Verification (IV&V) contractor, System Integrator (SI), and Functional and PMO Government teams.

  • Coordinate with the SI contractor and program team with respect to maintenance of the IMS by providing input as required.

  • Assist in determining the impact of proposed changes to SI project schedules, project operations, resources, software configurations, and modifications.

  • Review all outputs of draft/final SI schedules for completeness and technical accuracy.

  • Schedule and coordinate tasks amongst Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) / Working IPTs (WIPTs).

  • Ensure each program/project IMS encompasses all deliverables and resources required within the scope of the project.

  • Ensure dependencies are properly integrated into the IMS and that a critical path can be identified.

  • Ensure activities are included for all disciplines and support functions.

  • Ensure inclusion of all program documentation requirements.

  • Relate schedules to the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) clearly defining when all tasks start and finish.

  • Maintain the portfolio of program / project IMSs as the day-to-day tool for planning, executing, and tracking program technical, schedule, and cost status, including risk mitigation efforts.

  • Produce weekly IMS status reports.

  • Coordinate scheduled activities to complete program or project objectives.

  • Submit Schedule Management project deliverables upon Government request.

Non-Essential Duties:Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:This position does not have formal supervisory responsibilities; however, it will require oversight of more junior staff.

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • BA/BS or MA/MS degree

  • 5 years of relevant work experience

  • 5 or more years of experience in developing and maintaining an IMS for a large software or another DoD program.

  • experience in the full complement of acquisition activities and can provide advanced advisory and liaison support to senior leaders that enables program success.

  • Microsoft Project Certification

  • Secret clearance required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong communications skills (both written and oral), strong customer service and excellent interpersonal skills, ability to listen and understand what is being described by the end user as well as the ability to explain problem resolutions when necessary.

  • Possess and maintain a valid state operator's license.

  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision or guidance.

  • Ability to occasionally work after hours and/or on-call support.

  • Ability to meet minimum security clearance requirements.

Diversity:

  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.

Ethics:

  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment :

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • BA/BS or MA/MS degree

  • 5 years of relevant work experience

  • 5 or more years of experience in developing and maintaining an IMS for a large software or another DoD program.

  • experience in the full complement of acquisition activities and can provide advanced advisory and liaison support to senior leaders that enables program success.

  • Microsoft Project Certification

  • Secret clearance required

Job: Program Support

Organization: Chenega Decision Science (CDS)

Title: Program Scheduler (Senior)

Location: Maryland-Aberdeen

Requisition ID: 1700001515