Master Scheduler

Salary Range $95-$105k

Onsite in Austin, TX

Future duties and responsibilities

  • Hands-on and required to work closely with Service Delivery Managers, PMO Analysts, team leads and CDM partners
  • Read and understand the TOR and the strong ability to demonstrate its relationship to the master schedule for all agencies and on all activities
  • Review schedule activities, status and results with PM, DPM and Service Delivery Managers as required
  • Create and update resource loaded schedules using MS Project
  • Implement baseline changes into the IMS by collaborating with applicable stakeholders
  • Apply recognized industry best scheduling practices to develop and maintain program schedules
  • Produce product/deliverable based WBS and WBS Dictionary per project TOR and agency specific guidelines
  • Identify, develop and implement processes improving scheduling and coordination efforts

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5+ years of experience creating and managing resource loaded schedules, Gantt charts, and dependencies
  • Knowledge and experience in schedule quality analysis
  • Know-how to perform critical path analysis of schedules within MS Project or other tools
  • Ability to develop fully networked schedules using predecessors and successors along with effective activity duration affording discreet progress measurement
  • Outstanding reporting skills, e.g. graphical presentation, advanced Microsoft Excel skills (charts, pivot tables)
  • Expert MS Project skills (knowledge of macros)
  • Scheduling experience with a strong project management background understanding project management processes
  • Experience working on integrating SDLC review gates into an IMS supporting project lifecycle implementation teams
  • Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Attention to detail coupled with effective analytical and problem-solving aptitude
  • Ability to establish working relations at all organizational levels and demonstrate ability to diplomatically and effectively deal with Government officials and program office stakeholders
  • Self-motivator with ability to work as part of a team or independently with little supervision or direction
  • Ability to balance and prioritize many diverse tasks at once; high level of workplace flexibility
  • Experience in establishing new processes
  • Ability to create custom views in MSP, and an understanding of the relationships among WBS/IMS/PWS/CLIN in Federal contracting
  • Due to the nature of the project, US citizenship is required

Desired qualifications

  • Experience with project scheduling in an Agile environment
  • Experience with scheduling for a large-scale ERP implementation


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