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Scheduler Analyst, Mid-Level

California, MD
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

KAIROS, Inc is Kairos, Inc. is seeking an energetic, experienced, and highly motivated Schedule Analyst to join our team. We have multiple positions open for this role. 

KAIROS, Inc. is a Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) providing Management and Technology Consulting Services across a variety of customer markets. We establish "trusted advisor" working relationships with our customers and partners through our unwavering ethical culture, deep functional expertise, and unflagging commitment to ensuring customer mission accomplishment. Our successful partnerships with defense, federal and commercial customers attest to the efficacy of our services. We offer competitive salaries and benefits with outstanding growth potential.

Candidate will possess a high-level understanding of scheduling fundamentals and their application within the Microsoft Project scheduling tool. Candidate must be skilled in both written and oral communications and be comfortable working in a group setting often consisting of multiple stakeholders with varying levels of experience and authority. Candidate should possess an intermediate level of familiarization with one or more of the following: Hardware Development, System Engineering, Software Development, and Project Management Lifecycles.

Primary Duties:

  • Development/maintenance of multiple project schedules to include:
  • Integration of multiple project schedules including vendor schedules into a single master schedule
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) development
  • Critical Path/Near Critical Path analysis
  • Perform schedule variance analysis, generate reports using industry standard schedule metrics
  • Evaluate schedule progress against plan
  • Lead schedule development and status update meetings with required stakeholders
  • Maintain record of scope changes and schedule deviations
  • Analyze schedule change orders for impacts
  • Resource Loading/Leveling of schedules
  • Develop schedule progress, metrics reports and trend charts
  • Integrated Master Plan (IMP) development

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to perform functional duties independently
  • Experience using Microsoft Project in a role and environment comparable to being a scheduler at NAVAIR.
  • Experience with schedule development and maintenance using Microsoft Project including activities such as:
  • Adding tasks/milestones and maintaining associated task/milestone information including duration, constraints, custom fields, and notes.
  • Adding and maintaining schedule elements that network tasks together including predecessors/successors, lead/lags.
  • Identifying and isolating for analysis & reporting early dates, late dates, free float, total float, driving paths and critical paths.
  • Establishing schedule baselines.
  • Statusing tasks and schedules using the remaining duration method.
  • Calculating and analyzing metrics that indicate the health and integrity of schedule construction, then taking action to improve the health of the schedule.
  • Experience with software used to develop summary schedules such as One Pager Pro.
  • Experience guiding a team through the schedule development process resulting in a baselined Integrated Master Schedule.
  • Experience developing and implementing basic scheduling process such as planning, statusing, reporting, and change control.
  • Experience contributing to development of Work Breakdown Structures, Integrated Master Plans and other project documents that serve as the foundation of planning.
  • Exposure to projects involving engineering, test and evaluation, software development, acquisition, procurement, or logistics.
  • A basic knowledge and understanding of the NAVAIR organization and the acquisition process.

Education and Experience:

  • BS/BA in Information Systems, Engineering, Finance or related scientific or technical discipline. Potential substitution for bachelors degree with experience. 
  • Three (3) or more years of experience developing/maintaining project schedules
  • DAU Level II Certification or equivalent - Program Management or Business, desired
  • PMI-SP or Microsoft Scheduling Certificate or PMP, desired
  • Earned Value Management (EVM) training and/or experience, desired

Clearance: This position is subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. This position requires an ACTIVE Secret Security Clearance.

KAIROS, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, ancestry, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

As required by Executive Order 14042, Federal contractor employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 4, 2022. KAIROS requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. KAIROS will provide reasonable accommodation to those with an approved exemption prior to starting employment as long as it does not create an undue hardship for KAIROS and/or does not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the employee or others in the workplace.

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