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CACI International Project Scheduler in Ashburn, Virginia

Project Scheduler

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Public Trust

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

CACI is currently looking for a motivated, career and customer-oriented Project Scheduler with Agile methodology experience to join our Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Land Border Integration (LBI) Integrated Traveler Initiative II (ITI2) team in Northern Virginia! Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals supporting the best practices in Agile Software Development and hardware integration for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

As a member of the ITI2 Team, you will support the men and women charged with safeguarding the American people and enhancing the Nation’s safety, security, and prosperity. CBP Officers and Border Patrol agents are on the front lines, every day, protecting our national security by combining customs, immigration, border security, and agricultural protection into one coordinated and supportive activity.

CACI agile programs thrive in a culture of innovation and are constantly seeking individuals who can bring creative ideas to solve complex problems, both technical and procedural at the team and portfolio levels. The ability to be adaptable and to work constructively with a technically diverse and geographically separated team is crucial.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Design and develop Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and project schedules using MS Project

  • Prepares documents, spreadsheets, reports and presentations

  • Creates and/or maintains appropriate logs, databases, inventories, filing (hard or softcopy), status reports/tracking

  • Maintain schedules for multiple projects, and sets up tasks and sub tasks to ensure satisfactory realization of project requirements as scheduled

  • Work with project teams and operations managers to define scope of work to develop and update detailed schedules, cost information and identification of variances from original plan

  • Perform analysis on critical path and constraints to determine effect of changes to schedule and recommend work-around

  • Conduct analysis to identify risks and scheduling issues and determine courses of actions (COA) to recover slips to the schedules

  • Obtains required planning and scheduling information from internal and external ITI2 Contract stakeholders

  • Coordinates with stakeholders to ensure understanding of schedule needs

  • Responsible for leading the integration of project schedule activities

  • Identifies restraints and their effect on the project schedule

  • Identifies schedule considerations and challenges resulting from inter-discipline or functional restraints and interfaces

  • Monitors, reviews, and reports critical path and schedule performance

  • Leads schedule analysis and studies of problem areas to determine the criticality of scheduled activities

  • Recommends alternatives for schedule improvement to project teams for discussion and/or decision

  • Responsible for leading the development and review of schedule recovery plans, including the evaluation of additional resources/costs required to affect such plans

  • Create various reports on project schedule activities and milestones

  • Work with management team to identify risks that affect project costs, profits, and customer relations

  • Provides support for research or data analysis tasks

  • May schedule and arrange travel itineraries

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to pass CBP background investigation, criteria includes, but not limited to:

  • 3-year check for felony convictions

  • 1-year check for illegal drug use

  • 1-year check for misconduct such as theft or fraud

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree and 10 years of experience.

You are good at:

  • Extensive experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing scheduling functions which include planning, critical path analysis, and schedule performance measurement

  • Must demonstrate good interpersonal teamwork and communication skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision

  • Expert proficiency with Microsoft Project scheduling software

  • Advanced level of proficiency in using Project Controls software applications such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Highly responsible, team-oriented individual with very strong communication and time management skills and work ethic; self-starter

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have:

  • Experience in working with DevOps and Agile methodologies, including Scrum, Waterfall, or Kanban

  • Good understanding of application infrastructure, system architecture, and operating system

  • Project management experience

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.