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The Leidos Defense Group has a career opportunity for a highly motivated and customer-oriented Scheduler to develop and maintain detailed project schedules and facilitate on-time and efficient completion of projects. In this role you will interface with multiple project leads and Government management to develop and status the master schedule for the government division. This position will be located in Aberdeen, MD and will require an active Secret clearance.
Oversight and maintenance of detailed project schedules in order to facilitate on-time and efficient completion of projects by understanding how critical activities need to occur.
Work with Government Project Leads to track labor and project progress, and present schedule analysis.
Write programs to automate workflow (e.g. use VBA to automate reporting)
Utilize tools to manipulate schedule data for analysis and reporting purposes, and present schedule analysis.
Deconflict resource allocations across multiple projects.
Analyze and report schedule risks and opportunities.
Identify major milestones, decision points, project lifecycle and other project events.
Respond to customer schedule change requests in electronic ticketing system.
Maintain schedule change log and maintain configuration management of all schedule files.
Participate in internal process improvement teams
Support customer in the strategic planning through data acquisition, critical analysis and report preparation.
Requires BS in Engineering, Business, Accounting or a related scientific / technical discipline with 4 to 8 years’ experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Experience in VBA programming
Advanced knowledge of schedule management best practices such as critical path methodology, schedule quality, and schedule execution metrics.
Experience with Microsoft Project 2019 (or higher) to include resource loading.
Experience working in a functional organizational structure on multiple simultaneous schedules, and with numerous stakeholders and business functions.
Ability to work independently with overall responsibility for the Master Schedule, facilitating the management of the customer projects on time and within cost.
Proven ability to work well within a team/collaborative environment.
Active Secret Clearance
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