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POST DATE 9/13/2020
END DATE 9/27/2020
JOB DESCRIPTION* Huntsville, Alabama
TITLE: Junior Scheduler
This position will provide scheduling support for the acquisition planning, controlling and organizing of an Air and Missile Defense System. Specific duties include developing, organizing, analyzing and presenting a detailed Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) using industry standard tools (e.g., MS Project and Milestone Professional) for a complex weapons system. Candidate must have a strong self-starter attitude implementing integrated master scheduling best practices and must work with program/project managers and multiple Integrated Project Teams to capture and sequence efforts, assign resources to activities, establish duration of activities, verify schedule horizontal and vertical traceability, confirm critical path validity, conduct schedule risk analysis, update status and progress of projects, provide metrics, and maintain the schedule baseline. Scheduling support occurs with considerable latitude to complete objectives over near term and strategic perspectives.
The successful candidate will interact with a multitude of representatives from the Program Executive Office for Missiles and Space portfolio to cross-pollinate IMS data and identify resource deficiencies/gaps. Additional duties include initiating and directing program plans using industry standard tools while providing project-coordinating expertise in support of complex activities supporting the US Warfighter, cross program initiatives, new business (proposals), and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program. Project coordinating efforts include participating in defining requirements, elaborating work tasks, identifying milestones and logic relationships. The candidate will perform (schedule) risk analysis, identify and present options to resolve critical path issues and network logic conflicts; develop detailed and overarching schedules; and participate in analyzing effects upon various areas such as Engineering, Risk Management, Test, and Program Management. Support meetings, working groups, and conferences with schedule analysis, reports, briefings, and minutes associated with potential and current FMS programs.
Bachelor s degree engineering, science, business administration (or equivalent experience) with experience in Scheduling, Weapons System Acquisition, Foreign Military Sales and Program Management; familiarity with Department of Defense Instruction 5000.02.
Experience developing schedules utilizing MS Project and Milestone Professional is preferred. Applicant must be a self-starter and be able to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines. Microsoft Office Master Certification highly desired. 10% travel may be required. Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.
SCHEDULED WEEKLY HOURS: 40 *