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Job #: R-00065333
Location: Oak Ridge, TN
Category: Pricing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.

Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals. Driven by our talented workforce, the Integrated Missions Operation builds trust through an array of energy-related IT, environmental science and engineering solutions to meet our customers’ needs.

Key Capabilities:

The Civil Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Lead Scheduler and Estimator. This is an exciting opportunity to use your scheduling and estimating experience to successfully transition a large DOE program in the Oak Ridge, TN area.  This is a 90-day Position, with option for full time.

Primary Responsibilities

This position requires deep understanding of scheduling practices to include Basis of Estimates (BOE) and baseline schedules, integrated Master Plans and Work breakdown structures and risk analysis to establish a performance management baseline (PMB).  Working knowledge of DOE O413.3 and EIA 748 EVMS requirements. Daily activities include being imbedded on integrated project teams, soliciting input from the technical team to ensure all dependencies (internal and external) are documented and tracked. Additionally the successful candidate will actively support variance analysis, baseline reviews, interface with other internal teams to develop and prepare resource assignments, identify and document schedule and risk, manage the integrity of the baseline data, including baseline change proposals, and provide inputs in support of the business rhythms. The candidate must be able to communicate the impact of schedule status and baseline changes to a senior level audience. Must be a team player and able to communicate effectively

Institute schedule refinement and adherence methodologies to identify, control, and eliminate potential cost and schedule deviations

Review and present the Integrated Program Baseline (or resource loaded schedule)

Prepare program status reviews and other formal reviews

Provide Contractor input to the Award Fee Plan reviews

- Review Statement of Objectives from the customer to evaluate task order requirements/needs

-Requires a BA degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 years of prior relevant experience. 12 years experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

- Supports requirements analysis and interpretation with Solution Lead and Proposal Manager in support of  BOE analysis

- Significant collaboration and coordination with external customers, management, subcontractors, vendors, and other program teams (technical, functional, etc.)

- Leads and directs BOE teams made up of subject matter experts and solution leaders

- Analyze, evaluate, and plan methods of approach to BOEs

- Support activities for process creation/process improvement including providing recommendations in this area

- Supports one or more of the following BOE methods for use on assigned efforts: Directed, Analogy, Parametric, Task Decomposition, Expert Opinion and Commercial Item Acquisition

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience with requirements analysis and BOE development

  • Experience leading matrixed teams

  • Desire to succeed in an ambiguous environment, with the fortitude to drive tasks to closure

  • Understanding of program and staffing documentation, inclusive of Basis of Estimates, EACs, Staffing Models/Projections, and Program Management Plans

  • Able to multi-task, self-assign work, and function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

  • Proficient Excel user

  • Requires deep scheduling and estimating knowledge to lead cross-family projects and integrated project teams across multiple disciplines

  • Requires a BA degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 years of prior relevant experience. 12 years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

  • The candidate must be able to communicate the impact of schedule status and baseline changes to a senior level audience.

  • Must be a team player and able to communicate effectively

Leidos is growing! Connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Pricing

Pay Range:

COVID Response

Please note that effective October 1, to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos business events outside of our facilities, employees, vendors, subcontractors, and visitors will be required to be vaccinated or maintain proof of a weekly negative COVID-19 test. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated or able to show negative COVID-19 test results to access facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. 
 

About Leidos

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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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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