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CACI International Master Scheduler in Los Gatos, California

Master Scheduler

Job Category: Project and Program Management

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: None

CACI is looking for a Master Scheduler to join our NSIS (National Security & Innovative Solutions) division, supporting our Photonics team-- we are expanding! With a core technology base that includes high-speed electro-optics, fiber optics, and high-power lasers, our laser communications technology is helping NASA provide high-definition video from the International Space Station, and to explore asteroids 250 million miles away. Our other optical technology can also help scientists discover biohazards; support intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) missions; and protect soldiers from explosive devices. Do you have a passion for innovation? Apply now and join the team!

What You’ll Get to Do

The Master Scheduler, as a member of CACI’s Program Management Office (PMO), will be responsible for developing and maintaining the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and Integrated Master Plan (IMP) for the full contract lifecycle of one or more large, complex programs with Earned Value Management (EVM) requirements.

More About the Role

  • Apply principles of project management developing large, complex schedules. Organize and direct work, coordinating efforts related to design and development, by creating and maintaining the program IMS and IMP based on the Contract Work Breakdown Structure (CWBS).

  • Work with technical team leads to determine their critical tasks, identify contractual milestones, associate interdependencies across the program, and integrate and track subcontractor partner’s schedules as appropriate.

  • Utilize Microsoft Project to develop achievable, resource loaded master schedule critical paths to achieve project, program, and contractual milestones. Perform program schedule analysis to include: Metrics, Critical Path, Float, and schedule variances. Support contract Earned Value (EV) Management deliverables and requirements.

  • Advise EV/Project Control analysts and Control Account Managers (CAM) in detailed project planning and scope development for engineering and infrastructure projects. Mentor the program staff with regard to scheduling. Conduct and facilitate weekly IMS reviews with program team.

  • Perform project management functions including analyzing requirements, evaluating earned value management (EVM) performance, performing Schedule Risk Analyses (SRA), establishing and maintaining project schedule policies, and projecting out-year requirements.

  • Prepare project and program status reports based on current and forecast schedules; implement and maintain schedule change control.

  • Prepare cost control, performance measurement reports, cost and schedule variance analysis reports, forecasts and studies.

  • Process monthly project accounting and schedule performance data for EVMS and/or cost management reporting. Prepare trend analysis to identify problem areas and submit recommendations for corrective actions.

  • Develop and maintain schedule artifacts and other program documentation. Propose processes that will aid and improve integrated scheduling capabilities.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a business or technical related discipline (e.g., finance, engineering, mathematics, or computer science); additional relevant work experience may be substituted for degree.

  • Eight (8) years of experience leading or supporting IMS creation and scheduling, ideally in a DoD contracting environment with EVM requirements.

  • Familiarity with determining the Critical Path and performing Schedule status updates and Schedule Risk Assessments

  • Must be able to build and maintain accurate and up-to-date complex Government Contract schedules.

  • Experience managing multiple projects and pulling together multiple schedules into a master schedule and/or interfacing with other teams managing different schedules.

  • Working knowledge of computer scheduling programs (i.e., Microsoft Project, Primavera, or Open Plan).

  • Sound knowledge of schedule systems, principles and practices required.

  • Ability to efficiently and effectively handle multiple and shifting priorities while meeting deadlines.

  • Must have excellent verbal/written communication skills and effective interpersonal skills.

  • Must be detail-oriented, organized and self-motivated with a keen attention to detail.

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have

  • Experience supporting large-scale military electronic system development

  • Experience in Project Risk Management

  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)

  • Certified AACE Earned Value Professional

  • Active Secret or above security clearance.

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.

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