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Master Scheduler
Arlington, VA

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Position Description:

CGI is looking for a scheduler to support large scale software development programs and proposals. The candidate will lead and assist the creation and maintenance of Integrated Master Schedules according to the SOW and EVM requirements, where applicable, by collaborating with proposal groups and program teams.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

* Hands-on and required to work closely with Project Managers, Control Account Managers, team leads, and teammates
* Read and understand Statement of Work and demonstrate its relationship to the schedule
* Review schedule activities, status, and results with PM and CAMs as required
* Create and update resource loaded schedules using MS Project 2013
* Implement baseline changes into the IMS by collaborating with applicable stakeholders
* Apply GAO and Industry best scheduling practices to program schedules
* Produce product/deliverable based WBS and WBS Dictionary per program SOW and agency specific guidelines
* Identify, develop, and implement processes improving scheduling and coordination efforts

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

* Experience creating and managing resource loaded schedules, Gantt charts, and dependencies
* Knowledge and experience in schedule quality analysis i.e., DCMA 14 pt assessment
* Know-how to perform critical path analysis of schedules within MS Project or other tools
* Ability to develop fully networked schedules using predecessors and successors along with effective activity duration affording discreet progress measurement
* Good reporting skills, e.g. graphical presentation, advanced Microsoft Excel skills (charts, pivot tables)
* Advanced MS Project skills (knowledge of macros)
* Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills
* Attention to detail coupled with effective analytical and problem-solving aptitude
* Ability to establish working relations at all organizational levels and demonstrate ability to diplomatically and effectively deal with Government officials and program office stakeholders
* Self-motivator with ability to work as part of a team or independently with little supervision or direction
* Ability to balance and prioritize many diverse tasks at once
* Experience in establishing new processes
* Ability to create custom views in MSP, and an understanding of the relationships among WBS/IMS/PWS/CLIN in Federal contracting


* Scheduling experience on DoD ACAT IAM program with a large firm that has strong project management processes and quality assurance certifications such as CMMI (level 4 or 5 preferred), ISO9001
* Experience working on full life cycle implementation teams
* Knowledge of CMMI implementation and processes




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