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Project Scheduler

SGT Sioux Falls, SD
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

KBR (formerly SGT) has an immediate need for an energetic and dynamic Project Scheduler to support Task Planning activities on the Technical Support Services contract (TSSC) with USGS/EROS (http://eros.usgs.gov/) near Sioux Falls, South Dakota (http://www.siouxfalls.org). This position is focused on developing, implementing, and maintaining automated integrated program management processes and tools to support scope, schedule, and budget management & analysis for the contract/projects. This position will primarily provide integrated scheduling support to a large-scale satellite ground system development mission and will work under limited supervision.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides dedicated scheduling development and support to satellite development mission Supports TSSC Task Managers by helping them with scope/schedule/cost control via services provided by the Task Planning & Controls Office (TP&CO)
  • Supports the use of enterprise financial and scheduling tools
  • May utilize agile tools in support of projects
  • Continually seeks opportunities to improve overall effectiveness and value of technical services provided by the TP&CO
  • May assist in the development and maintenance of specific TP&CO processes and procedures
  • May assist in mentoring less experienced staff

PC Scheduler Role (Primary)

  • Create/maintain a task schedule (including deliverable milestones)
  • Provide regular schedule status
  • Perform schedule analysis, forecasting, and reporting
  • Perform critical path analysis
  • Perform Performance Measurement Tracking and Analysis at appropriate level for task
  • Utilize agile tools to facilitate detailed scheduling (JIRA, Confluence, etc.)

PC Financial Administrator Role (Secondary)

  • Creating/maintaining the proper Task Data Structure
  • Reporting contract/task deliverables

Education:

  • MS/MBA/BS/BA
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification a plus

Experience:

  • BA/BS – 1+ years of related experience
  • MS/MBA – 0 years of related experience

Special Skills/Requirements:

  • General understanding of project management and financial processing/reporting
  • General understanding of schedule management practices, specifically waterfall and agile methodologies
  • 1+ year of experience with scheduling software tools (MS Project and/or Primavera preferred)
  • 1+ year of experience with Agile environments (JIRA and Confluence preferred)
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Word/Excel/Access/PowerPoint)
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills
  • Excellent organizational skills

Candidates must have strong technical knowledge, excellent communication skills, and a teamwork emphasis. Candidates must also be able to integrate into a highly-skilled Information Technology Team.

This position will be posted to the career opportunities listing on the KBR website (http://www.sgt-inc.com). This position may be filled by a KBR teammate on the TSSC Contract. Please apply on line.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/m/f/disabled/veteran.

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Why Work Here?

Opportunities are endless... this is a great opportunity for you to showcase your skills.

KBR (formerly Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies (SGT)), is the primary contractor to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for performing work at the Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center near Sioux Falls. The multidisciplinary staff, in partnership with NASA, uses their unique expertise in remote sensing-based science and technologies to carry out research, data acquisition, information access and management and archive preservation to provide satellite ground imagery data to users and science organizations around the world. This effort represents the world's longest continuously-acquired collection of space-based moderate-resolution land remote sensing data with over four decades of imagery.

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