Schedule Analyst

Apex Systems
Herndon, VA
Jan 23, 2021
Jan 25, 2021
Full Time
Apex Systems has an immediate need for a DOD TSSCI Schedule Analyst supporting the NGA! This positon is currently remote due to COVID and the client sits in Chantilly, VA If interested, please send your resume and the best times to talk to Must have an active DOD TSSCI clearance in JPAS 1 step phone interview to HIRE - START ASAP 6 month contract to HIRE- 5 + years on the contract Mid Schedule Analyst with at least 6-12 years of overall experience Experience with MS Project or similar tools is great to have Schedule Analysts work with systems engineers and programproject managers to provide leadership of schedule management activities developing schedules, collecting and reviewing project and program data for updating and maintaining schedules, conducting critical path analysis, identifying dependencies, conducting predictive analyses, and providing comprehensive visualizationreporting. Senior-Level Schedule Analysts provide definition, planning, and maintenance for robust tools and services to accomplish schedule activity, employing capabilities such as MS ProjectProject Server, Primavera, or similar tools. Schedule Analysts lead and oversee regular reporting of schedule information to designated review activities and for leadership awareness. Duties may include Create, manage, maintain and operate an automated enterprise schedule activity using government approved schedule tool (eg Microsoft ProjectProject Server), to allow for the integration and assessment of schedule files and schedule data from Segments and Offices to support the Program schedule. Lead overall response for Engineering Program meetings both internal and with NGANSG, and schedule presentations for projects, programs and activities, by providing reports, Gantt charts, and other visualization products, clearly communicating schedule expectations andor status. Identify system development milestones that drive phasing of capabilities to meet enterprise epics or equivalent planning timeframes. Develop, manage, and maintain connection of strategic-level and enterprise-level effectivities with lower-level ProgramSegmentProject effectivities and milestones. Oversee programsegmentproject scheduling, executable technical roadmap development, incremental reviews of schedule milestones and activities, and maintain schedule baselines as directed to ensure an informed enterprise level schedule. Assure critical path analysis and alternative scenarios are available to identify schedule change impacts, associated risk, and develop mitigation plans. Collaborate with the Enterprise Release Management to facilitate coordinated capability releases. Work with Enterprise MBSE tools to provide input and extract data. Skills and Experience Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related science, technology, and mathematics (STEM) degree. Senior-level experience with IT technical development project or program scheduling. Demonstrated proficiency in management and operation of Microsoft Project and Project Server for definition, maintenance and reporting of projectprogram schedule information. Previous IC or DoD programproject experience. Desired Demonstrated proficiency in management and operation of Primavera or similar scheduling toolservice for definition, maintenance and reporting of projectprogram schedule information. Experience in government or industry in establishing, managing, andor leading a tool-based, schedule management and reporting process. Experience in government or industry in IT and Information Systems program management, or development and maintenance support procedures or processes. Experience in government or industry leading schedule management for developments using traditional or Agile and Scrum based methodology or application of methods. Project Management Institute-Scheduling Profession Certification (PMI-SP), AACE PSP Certification, or Microsoft ProjectProject Server Certification. Demonstrated experience overseeing and directing automation of scheduling tasks through preparation of macros, scripts or custom procedures. Previous NGA andor NSGASG programproject experience. Experience with IMS as defined by DI-MGMT-81861 Integrated Program Management Report. Experience implementing MIL-STD-881D Work Breakdown Structures for Defense Material Items. EEO Employer Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. 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