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CACI International Master Scheduler in Sterling, Virginia

Master Scheduler

Job Category: Project and Program Management

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 25%

Type of Travel: Local

CACI is currently looking for an experienced [Position Title] to join our team developing next generation signals intelligence (SIGINT) and electronic warfare systems for the Department of Defense. Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals on a program that leverages the best practices in Model-Based Systems Engineering and Agile software development to deliver state of the art capability in support of our nation’s warfighters.

As a member of the CACI Team, you will support the men and women charged with safeguarding the American people and enhancing the Nation’s safety, security, and prosperity. Our warfighters are on the front lines, every day, protecting our national security from the increasingly sophisticated and complex threats of our adversaries.

CACI 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

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, ACAT II 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 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, 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 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.

  • Secret, with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI.

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have

  • Experience supporting ACAT level DoD contracts

  • Experience supporting large-scale military weapons systems

  • 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

  • TS/SCI

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 required by Executive Order 14042, Federal contractor employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before starting employment with CACI.