Senior Scheduler V - Aerospace Industry
ASRC Federal - Greenbelt, MD
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ASRC Research and Technology Solutions (ARTS), a Subsidiary of ASRC Federal Holding, is an engineering, research and technology services company with contracts supporting multiple federal agencies. Our extensive team of Ph.D. scientists, engineers and professional management personnel allows us to bring real-world experience to meet the growing demand for solutions to some of the most complex problems in Aeronautics, Aviation, IT Management, and Earth and Space Sciences.
NASA has selected ARTS to provide mission support services under the Program Analysis and Control (PAAC) III contract that will support NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Projects Directorate in Greenbelt, MD. This project will have five (5) years ordering period and a maximum ordering value of $200 million. ARTS will support newly proposed, under development and on-going programs including the Hubble and James Web Space Telescopes, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and the Gamma-ray large Area Telescope. We also provide planning and scheduling, configuration management, information technology, documentation and library, general business and general accounting services
Responsibilities Provide full-time scheduling and planning support to ATLAS (Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System), the primary Instrument of the ICESat-2 Project of Code 420, Earth Sciences Projects Division. The individual will develop schedules and provide guidance and procedures to implement good schedule practices for the flight project. Individual will be responsible for developing, maintaining, statusing, and analyzing the integrated Instrument Subsystem schedules. These high visibility schedules will include the in-house work at Goddard and work performed by multiple off-site vendors. Individual will identify subsystem milestones and activities necessary to achieve instrument/ project objectives, maintain documentation of changes and revisions to all schedules, review and assess the task progress against the baseline schedule, perform critical path analysis to determine overall subsystem performance and variances, analyze schedules and identify, coordinate, and evaluate schedule risks. Develop and makes assessments to the project logic networks and estimate, validate and analyze project activity sequencing, duration and resource requirements. Provide what-if scenarios, suggested work around and recovery plans, critical path analysis, and vertical and horizontal traceability. Prepare various monthly schedule performance metrics (milestones charts, slack tracking charts, etc.) for presentations and participates in regular meetings and major reviews as required.
Requirements Eexcellent interpersonal skills,and the ability to interface with a variety of personalitiesExcellent writing and verbal communication skills are essential for this positionAbility to prioritize and multi-task to satisfy quick response requirements Background in project planning and scheduling of flight hardware development and/or project management, including work with major aerospace contractorsStrong analytical, quantitative, and communication skillsAbility to interpret complex data and assist GSFC in making sound decisions with regard to work around plans, and continuation or termination of activitiesExperience with the aerospace life-cycle: design, development, integration, and testingExpertise in MS Project in order to produce high quality work productsAbility to meet government NAC and citizenship or permanent resident requirements for access to NASA; extensive background investigation will be performed Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Industrial Engineering, or a related field and eleven (11) years experience or twelve (12) years in lieu of a degree Desired Skills
- Experience with Earned Value Management (EVM) a plus
- Strong PC and business solutions software skills; Milestone Professional and PERT Chart Expert desired
- Previous NASA GSFC experience a plus ASRC Federal Holding and its Subsidaries are Equal Opportunity Employers.