Applied Insight

  • Project Scheduler

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/25/2018 11:56 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1218
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    At Applied Insight, we leave no stone unturned in solving our customers’ technology challenges. Supporting the Federal Government with the strongest mission focus, our solutions empower people to collaborate more effectively in delivering services vital to the nation. Our unique approach to information technology considers people first. We make it our job to understand our customer’s mission and the user’s reality right from the start, combining technology and process to deliver what customers really need to succeed – from adaptation to innovation – drawing on our long experience of supporting the US Defense, Intelligence and Federal Civilian communities.

     

    Applied Insight (AI) is seeking a Project Scheduler in Chantilly, VA. 

     

    The Project Scheduler provides integrated support and oversight to control the master schedule for IT projects of large scope and high complexity. The Project Scheduler is responsible for working closely with technical experts, project leads and project managers in planning, creating, and managing project schedules. The candidate must have senior level experience of hands-on integrated master scheduling and will be expected to work with program and project managers to capture all efforts, link and sequence efforts, assign resources to activities, establish duration of activities, conduct schedule risk analysis, update status and progress of projects and maintain the baselines. 

    Responsibilities

    • Create, monitor, and analyze project schedules in accordance with Government standards of best practice
    • Track, analyze, and report critical path analysis, metrics, schedule and task status accurately to allow the project teams to manage their projects and evaluate weekly reports
    • Ensure accuracy of project schedules and perform version control while tracking baseline variances
    • Coordinate project schedules, tasks, meeting updates, and efficient distribution of agenda, meeting minutes, graphics and reports
    • Monitor projects’ progress, including identifying critical path activities and reviewing forecasts and progress achieved to date
    • Review, compare, and analyze schedule performance against baseline program plans
    • Use MS Project files as the source documents for updating milestone graphics weekly
    • Support Integrated Baseline Reviews, Schedule change control reviews, System Engineering Lifecycle gate reviews, and other meetings as required to support the program to achieve system development milestones
    • Upload, link and maintain MS Project schedules

    Qualifications

    • TS/SCI clearance is required 
    • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or a related discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience
    • 3 years of experience using MS Project preferred
    • IT System Engineering Lifecycle knowledge and experience preferred
    • Strong communication skills to build schedule and lead schedule review meetings
    • Microsoft Office suite (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint) 
    • Strong SharePoint, VISIO and PowerPoint experience is desired
    • Agile and Scrum experience preferred, not required
    • Strong communication skills – written and verbal
    • Good analytical and planning skills
    • Ability to learn quickly and work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
    • Good attention to details
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills
    • Good working ethics and ability to treat documents with confidentiality
    • Ability to work effectively within a team setting
    • Ability to multitask and work with changing priorities
    • Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner with minimal supervision

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