Scheduler Sr

Job Description

BAE Systems' Strategic Systems Programs contract is seeking a senior scheduler to inject planning skill sets into a dynamic organization. The primary function of this position is to support the Integrated Master Scheduler as a liaison to the larger business and to interface with the SSP customer to provide exceptional and reliable scheduling services. The role will be responsible for the collection of scheduling data, structure of the schedule, the facilitation of discussions to develop relationships between tasks and milestones, and adhere to the over-arching IMS framework and processes. Other functions this role will perform:

  • Coordinate with subject matter experts on the development and implementation of project schedules
  • Track and monitor project schedules through completion
  • Identify potential delays and integration problems
  • Recommends changes to plans and schedules to exploit opportunities

This role reports to the Integrated Master Scheduler and resides within the Program Management Office (PMO). The core values of the PMO are collaborative teamwork, continuous improvement, integrity, and fun!

Required traits of a successful candidate:
  • Self-starter - you have a bias towards action and are able to thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing work environment
  • Problem solver - you have a talent for synthesizing complex projects, can independently translate high-level goals into actionable plans, and enjoy implementing process
  • Flexible Learner - you can ramp from being familiar to being an expert quickly
  • Naturally curious - you always look for ways to innovate and improve
  • Entrepreneurial - you crave responsibility and want to shape the vision and direction of the company
  • Owner - you're always looking for opportunities to better your team's work product and own the outcome - both the good and the bad
  • Relationship-builder - you can influence and motivate people at all levels across a variety of job functions
  • Communicator - you have a strong ability to connect with others, flexing your communication style and messaging to meet the needs at all levels, from data-driven, detail-oriented to high-level, executive impact.
  • Positive - you have an ability to see the silver-lining, to inject hope into challenging situations, and to build positive momentum to work as a team to achieve a common mission
Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Obtain and maintain a DoD Security clearance;
  • Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Project 2013,2016;
  • Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Project Server 2013;
  • Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Work, PowerPoint and Excel;
  • Generate and maintain an integrated master schedule from lower-level schedules;
  • Generate and maintain manpower projections and estimates;
  • Generate and maintain schedules for large and complex projects;
  • Coordinate with service line managers and section leads with respect to resolving schedule conflicts and modifying schedules;
  • Establish scheduling "standards" within the projects with respect to the program scheduling handbook;
  • Determine and illustrate critical path drivers;
  • Determine and illustrate project interdependencies (predecessors and successors) to develop predictive and realistic project schedules;
  • Determine and illustrate schedule impacts arising from scope changes;
  • Develop custom fields, reports, and macros;
  • Identify and analyze schedule related risks;
  • Improve forecasting tools and procedures through application of innovative ideas and projects;
  • Communicate clearly with technical, business, and executive stakeholders.

Preferred Skills and Education

PMP certification
Knowledge of Earned Value Management concepts/policies
Familiarity with OnePager Pro
Familiarity with Milestone Pro

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

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