The Abacus Team is seeking a Scheduler to track and monitor the progress of IT projects and support in an enterprise level environment. This is a full-time position.
Use customer-centric and innovative approaches to develop, update, and manage project schedules and resource estimates. Oversee and coordinate other schedulers. Track issues or schedule conflicts and update risk logs. Analyze schedules; facilitate planning and status sessions; assist the Scheduler, Program Manager and Project Managers with resource allocations, constraints, critical-path analysis, and earned value. Develop a work breakdown structure (WBS). Manage task deliverables and risk mitigation.
Education: Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in a related field desired.
Experience and Skills: 5+ years of experience in project scheduling. Must have experience with project estimating and scheduling with a working knowledge of scheduling methods, metrics, and best practices. Proficient with project scheduling tools (Microsoft Project/Project Server) and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Ability to delegate work and coordinate with other schedulers. Ability to work and communicate effectively with managers and colleagues at all levels of an organization. Organized, attentive to detail, and willing to pursue resolutions to issues as they arise. Must be a quick learner with good analytical skills. Must be enthusiastic, self-motivated and committed to one’s duties and responsibilities. Able to work in a team environment. Experience in development of training materials, and supporting technical and management briefings a plus.
Must be a US Citizen. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified or Sensitive but Unclassified (SBU) information. Position may require a current/active Public Trust.