Leidos is seeking a Project Scheduler to support the Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT) contract. SMIT is the largest IT services program for the Navy, delivering the core backbone of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet, including cybersecurity services, network operations, service desk, and data transport. Ultimately, Leidos will support the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and service.
The Project Scheduler is responsible for understanding customer requests and developing accurate, awardable, and executable project schedules and customer presentations. In this position, you work with various departments throughout our company and internal to the SMIT program to respond to help develop project schedules for execution during the Implementation and Close-out project phases. You are responsible for coordinating with projects managers and team members to develop accurate and actionable schedules.
This position requires deep understanding of scheduling practices and commitment to use Earned Value Management scheduling processes when required. This includes coordinating weekly and month end status and Estimate to Complete (ETC) updates, developing proposals, Basis of Estimates (BOE) and baseline schedules, Integrated Master Plans and Work Breakdown Structures, preparing and presenting Schedule Risk Analysis (SRAs). Daily activities will include being embedded on project teams, soliciting input from the technical team to ensure all dependencies (internal and external) are documented and tracked; actively supporting Integrated Baseline Reviews; interfacing with other internal teams to develop and prepare resource assignments, identify and document schedule and risk, manage the integrity of the baseline data, status and provide inputs in support of the business rhythm. Candidate must be able to communicate the impact of schedule status and baseline changes to a senior level audience. Candidate preferred to have experience running DCMA 14 point schedule assessment. Prefer candidate have experience with DCMA Joint Surveillance Reviews and DOD Integrated Baseline Reviews. Must be a team player and able to communicate effectively to senior managers.
Aggregates overall program and delivery order schedules and coordinates with stakeholders, resource managers and management on forecasted needs.
Manages all delivery order schedules, ensuring synchronization of project planning and reporting.
Provides schedule analytics, forecasting and reporting.
Coordinates the schedule efforts across all delivery orders
Ensures that all programs run within schedule constraints.
Communicates and interfaces with customer and Leidos Program Management, Technical leads and Subject Matter Experts to provide program schedule status.
Ensures that assessment of new performance work requests include all forecasted resource needs to ensure tasks are properly sized, and submitted on time to the customer per the required contractual delivery date.
Implement program scheduling business rhythms, developing baseline schedules and associated artifacts to meet contractual/project requirements, and monitoring, analyzing, and reporting performance against baseline schedules to ensure that contractual, cost and schedule objectives are met.
Develop, analyze, and provide written/verbal direction for remediation of Critical Path indices to ensure positive Award Fee
Requires a Bachelors of Arts/or Sciences degree and 8-12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience.
MS Project and/or other schedule management tools (e.g., MS Project Server/Deltek Open Plan)
Schedule Health Assessment tools (Steelray Project Analyzer)
Working knowledge of cost and schedule integration tools (Deltek Cobra)
Scheduling theory and related best-practices (e.g., PASEG)
Integrated Master Plan (IMP) architecture
Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) architecture
Internal/External dependency modeling
Critical Path Method (CPM)
Currently possess an active DoD SECRET security clearance
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
Experience leading teams or projects
Working knowledge of Leidos’ proposal processes and standards
Schedule Risk Assessment (SRA)/Monte Carlo Analysis
Risk and Opportunity integration
Schedule Status/Forecast Management/Business Rhythms
IMS Data Integrity/Health Assessment (e.g., DCMA 14-Pt)
Schedule Execution Metrics
Baseline Change Control
Understanding of cost and schedule integration
Experience with Earned Value Management (EVM)
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:Yes, 100%
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Project Analysis
Pay Range:Pay Range $68,900.00 - $106,000.00 - $143,100.00
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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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