Abacus Technology

  • Project Scheduler

    Job Locations US-MA-Hanscom AFB
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/19/2018 10:23 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-3726
  • Overview

    Abacus Technology is seeking a Project Scheduler to support the management team with project status in support of the Command, Control, Communication, Intelligence and Networks (C3I&N) Directorate at Hanscom AFB.  This is a full-time position.

    Responsibilities

    Plan, build, coordinate, and manage the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS).  Communicate and coordinate IMS activities among the functional disciplines within the PMO.  Provide IMS technical products (e.g., GANTT charts, network diagrams, etc.).  Ensure integrated schedule management technical support to system acquisition processes and collaborate and incorporate key schedule requirements to ensure mission success.  Support requirements development, plan preparation, and assess ability to achieve results.  Communicate schedule objectives, plans, and status to the customer, the project team, and management.  Take corrective actions as necessary to achieve end result.  Assist the program manager or deputy program manager and support the Integrated Project Teams (IPT) in managing and maintaining project schedules with and without Work Breakdown Structures (WBS).  Compile all vendor schedules into a Master Schedule.  Maintain Master Schedule with updates to completion percentages and dates.  Advise program staff and/or vendor of conflict and assist in correction.  Document feedback relative to missed completion dates within the schedule.  Generate a report for the team showing current completions and past due items as well as planned dates for future tasks through the next reporting period.  For projects with a WBS, work with the vendor to develop a compliant schedule and integrate into a Master Schedule.  Serve as a resource to clarify WBS definitions and mappings.  Assign schedule dependencies and develop schedule baselines.  Capture and report variance of completion dates versus the baselines.  Assist in the resolution of Schedule conflicts.  Perform IMS monitoring and reporting activities.  Coordinate with IPT in submitting schedule updates on a cyclic basis.  Compile and publish updates into a defined Master schedule.  Perform Risk Analysis and Mitigation by monitoring schedule updates for program impact.  Perform analysis of tasks for milestones, time conflicts, and process flow.  Develop a Work Breakdown Structure and define terms associated with each WBS element.

    Qualifications

    5+ years experience supporting IT and engineering projects through scheduling and coordination.  Bachelor’s degree in a related field.  Must have a background in supporting technical tasks and project management functions according to the complete project life cycle.  Must be able to work closely with technical teams and government program managers with equal efficiency.  Extensive experience with MS Project or similar tool.  Knowledge of earned value management and analysis a plus.  Must be highly motivated, assertive, and possess excellent communication skills.  Must be a US citizen and hold a current Secret clearance.  

     

    Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

     

    EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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