1+ months

Master Scheduler

Annapolis Junction, MD 20701

Master Scheduler

The Master Scheduler will build, design, develop, and maintain an integrated Master Schedule that spans across all contract task orders and aligns to task order road maps established by the Technical Team Leads and the Program Management Office. The goal of this position is to serve as the point of accountability for the timely delivery of cyber engineering solutions to clients while maximizing/level loading internal resources, and identifying and mitigating scheduling risks. The ideal candidate will perform program schedule analysis at the project level to include: Major Milestones, Deliverables, Critical Paths, Resource Management, Dependencies, and Schedule Variances.

Required Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph.
  • 5+ years of experience as a Master Scheduler
  • 5+ years experience working with Microsoft Project and/or Microsoft Project Server in a systems/software engineering related industry
  • Experience establishing Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and baseline schedules with task networking, resource loading and leveling, schedule status, performance tracking, and critical path reporting and analysis.
  • Experience maintaining several schedules at any given time for various projects in various stages.
  • Solid understanding of Project Management methodologies and PMI industry best practices
  • Ability to compile, update, and deliver the Integrated Master Schedule with integrated milestones and linked dependencies.
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert in scheduling and be able to propose process improvements that will benefit integrating schedules
  • Strong communication skills to reach and develop a cross organization network to help to gather requested data for each schedule product
  • Ability to assess impacts of new info against planned and baseline dates, calculate critical path, calculate slack & margin, and identify risks/issues/opportunities.
  • Ability to format Microsoft Project documentation in presentable form to include call out boxes, graphics etc. in support of product delivery milestones.
  • Ability to assist the PMO and Technical Team Leads in creating short-term schedules, monitor such schedules to determine impact on master schedule, and help formulate actions to correct scheduling problems.
  • Develop new process metrics for process improvement that help determine how well the overall process is working
  • Incorporate Resource and/or Cost Loading data into schedules as required.
  • Experience consulting appropriate project team members and estimating procedures as a means of ensuring that proper planning is completed prior to the commencement of work.
  • Understanding and practical application of agile methdologies with experience working with teams in this construct

Desired Qualifications:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Ability to apply principles of project management developing large, complex schedules
  • MS Certification
  • Experience working closely with a Project Management Office (PMO) to contribute to processes for continuous improvement.

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

Ready for action? Were looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and dont hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.


Posted: 2020-02-28 Expires: 2020-08-01

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Master Scheduler

Parsons Corporation
Annapolis Junction, MD 20701

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