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CACI International Master Scheduler - MPE-C in Reston, Virginia

Master Scheduler - MPE-C

Job Category: Project and Program Management

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: None

Type of Travel:

CACI is looking for a Master Scheduler to be responsible for schedule management through the entire life cycle for an exciting and innovative ITSM effort. in support our customer, Secretary of the Air Force (SAF) Concepts, Development, and Management Office (CMD) Mission Partner Capabilities Office (MPCO).

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 Scheduler (IMS) and Integrated Master Plan (IMP) for the full contract lifecycle of a large, complex, IDIQ program with Earned Value Management requirements.

More About the Role

  • Create and maintain IMS and IMP based on Contract Work Breakdown Structure (CWBS) by working with technical team leads to determine their critical tasks, identify contractual milestones, associate interdependencies across the program, and integrate large subcontractor partners.

  • Develop achievable, resource loaded master schedule critical path for project, program and contractual milestones within Microsoft Project (MSP).

  • Support contract Earned Value (EV) Management deliverables and requirements, integrating with CACI’s EIA-748 compliant EVM System (EVMS).

  • Advise EV/Project Control analysts and Control Account Managers (CAM) in detailed project planning and scope development for engineering and infrastructure projects. 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.

  • Actively monitor contract performance metrics to validate the presence of management value by providing independent assessments of performance issues to upper management based on EVM metrics analysis.

  • Develop and maintain schedule artifacts and other program documentation.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 14+ years work experience strongly desired; 9+ years of related experience in systems engineering required

  • Expert proficiency in MS Project

  • Strong background and experience with schedule analysis to include defining and analyzing critical path for space and ground systems.

  • Experience with detailed analysis of developers’ schedules

  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team-based environment

  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities

  • Ability to think-on-your-feet, adapt as situations change and make the best possible decisions with the information at hand

  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills

  • Familiarity with determining the Critical Path and performing Schedule status updates, 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.

  • Experience with re-sequencing of the IMS based upon Government Option Periods and changes.

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

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

  • Ability to handle efficiently and effectively 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.

  • TS/SCI security clearance. Lower clearance levels with ability to obtain TS/SCI will also be considered.

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have

  • Experience supporting ACAT level DoD contracts

  • Familiarity with Agile software development methodologies

  • Experience with Deltek Cobra

  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)

  • Certified AACE Earned Value Professional


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/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.

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