Project Scheduler

  • Contract: Full-time

Job Description

AbleVets, LLC is a fast-growing Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing healthcare information technology services and resources to help the VA and DoD improve the lives of the people they serve. AbleVets has an opportunity for an experienced, motivated Project Scheduler to support our VA customer. This position is in our Chantilly, VA office (preferred) or can be remote.

Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities:

This position will work as part of an integrated team that is planning, developing, and deploying critical information exchange products for a large Federal Government organization. The Project Scheduler will be responsible for developing detailed schedules, collecting statuses, analyzing schedule data and impacts, reporting status, and maintaining an Integrated Master Schedule. Duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Work closely with Project Managers to develop and update project tasks and activities on a recurring basis
  • Define and maintain schedules in support of a large, COTS implementation effort (i.e., requires knowledge of and experience with the software development lifecycle).
  • Integrate multiple schedules into a master project schedule and conduct scheduling analyses (e.g., critical path analysis)
  • Develop and maintain schedule reports via Gantt, milestone charts, and other program management tools used to support critical path analysis, performance variances, and to support cost/schedule
  • Develop schedule version control processes, policies, and procedures and ensure that they are followed
  • Perform schedule estimating through elicitation of stakeholders to capture estimations of new work, updated actuals, and remaining work
  • Work in collaboration with Project/Program Management team to drive consistency of the project scheduling approach to facilitate accuracy in project execution and reporting

Skill Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study with a minimum of five (5) years of experience using advanced MS Project techniques and functions, including experience leading scheduling efforts in support of software development projects. An additional six (6) years of equivalent experience may be substituted for degree requirement
  • Experience using MS Project to manage Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and the supporting detailed schedules
  • Strong analytical background, ability to analyze, interpret and communicate data quickly
  • Strong interpersonal and demonstrated facilitation skills, including the ability to build effective interpersonal relationships, and be able to foster and contribute to a positive and productive team environment
  • Excellent organizational and verbal/written communication skills
  • Self-starter that can work under general direction in a highly collaborative, team-based environment
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance

Preferred / Desired Skills:

  • Previous Federal Contracting experience
  • Experience working with the Department of Veterans Affairs

About the Company

AbleVets is an award-winning health IT engineering and consulting company specializing in cyber, cloud and system development solutions for federal and commercial organizations. We design and implement solutions that help customers achieve tangible results, including a stronger security posture, greater operational outcomes and highly effective customer-facing applications. Through our work with civil and defense health agencies, AbleVets innovates and secures health care services to improve the lives of Veterans, servicemembers and their families. We are a certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that embraces diversity in our workforce and aspires to deliver the highest levels of customer service in every engagement.

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