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Senior Program Scheduler


Administration & Program Staff


Huntsville, Alabama, United States


Leidos Defense Systems Sector has an immediate opening for Senior Program Scheduler to support multiple programs in this sector. This role will be an intricate part of the larger enterprise-wide Leidos Corporate Earned Value Management (EVM) Center of Excellence (COE) with significant interface with Program Managers, Contracts, Senior Technical Personnel, and other organizations. The Leidos Corporate EVM COE is a team-leading and executing the core responsibilities of scheduling, planning, EVMS, the associated infrastructure and tools, implementations, training, and surveillance for Leidos.

The Senior Program Scheduler will be providing hands-on support to the Program Managers, IPTs, Customer Stakeholders, and EVMS support teams; to improve program planning and execution while ensuring compliance with contractual requirements and company policy and procedures.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leverage prior program scheduling experience and apply it to develop the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and related artifacts in compliance with applicable standards and policies such as EVM standard EIA-748 and industry best practices (e.g., PASEG, NDIA) in alignment with the mission of the EVM COE and in support of programs.

  • Responsible for implementing practices to align the time phasing and plans for resources with the IMS to provide an integrated technical, schedule, and resource / cost baseline and forecast/ ETC for programs.

  • Participate in new business proposals through scheduling functional support.

  • Serve as a scheduling subject matter expert assisting programs with issue identification/resolution, etc.

  • Implement program scheduling business rhythms,

  • Develop baseline schedules and associated artifacts to meet contractual/project requirements,

  • Monitor, analyze, and report performance against baseline schedules to ensure that contractual, cost, and schedule objectives are met.

  • Provide scheduling support to EVM COE and programs for internal and external audits and reviews and application of resulting corrective actions.

  • Negotiate and develop shared solutions to convince internal and external parties to accept the area's concepts, practices, and approaches.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of program management and program scheduling experience. Additional years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Prior experience supporting DOD or NASA programs.

  • Deep experience with EVMS implementations using Microsoft Project scheduling software (such as MS Project).

  • Excellent communication skills and able to engage program team members across multiple disciplines.

  • Must be a US citizen and able to obtain a Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge of Scheduling tools such as: Structured Solutions Inc. Tools for Microsoft Project, Deltek Cobra, OPDEC Integrated Program Manager, and other Scheduling and EVMS tools/macros.

  • Experience in a Manufacturing & Production environment

  • Scheduling Professional (SP) certification

  • Program Management Professional (PMP) certification

  • Earned Value Profession (EVP) certification

  • Experience with Milestones Professional

  • Familiarization with Schedule Risk Assessments Development & Analysis

Original Posting Date:


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 $87,100.00 - $157,450.00

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.