• Program Scheduler

    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/8/2019 10:11 AM)
    ID
    2019-39569
    Job Location
    USA-MD-Hanover
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI with Polygraph
    Category
    Program/Project Management
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.  

     

    CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:


    Department of Defense TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Program Scheduler.  The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

     

     

    Position Description: Responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining detailed resource-loaded schedules for implementation, developmental and operational systems. Works with developmental and operational teams to develop detailed schedules and assists in keeping these schedules current. Uses or recommends automated tools such as MS Project, Primavera or program mandated software. Develops and/or modifies project schedules and /or the integration of multiple projects schedules into an overall Master Program Schedule. Maintains the overall Master Program/Project Schedule. Links project schedules with the overarching program, Investment Portfolio, functional area and/or other Integrated Master Plans (IMPs). Provides hands-on development of layered schedules and IMPs that address how an acquisition project in progressing and how that project contributes to overarching requirements and objectives. Maintains stats on linkages and dependencies with related projects.

     

    Candidate shall possess the following capabilities:

    • Validate the mission applicability and generality of the architecture via modeling and simulation.
    • Mitigate technical risks in the areas of application performance, algorithm mapping, design closure, packaging realization, and power delivery.
    • Innovate throughout the development phase to optimize the resulting system in terms of ops/dollar and energy/dollar.
    • Selected individual will support all activities including meetings, coordinating project schedule updates, tracking milestones, and supporting reports/deliverables.
    • Assist in defining and implementing schedule software (MS Project, Primavera, or specific program mandated software, etc.) management processes and procedures
    • Implement schedule version control processes, policies and procedures
    • Assist in maintaining and developing the environment for the overall Master Program/Project Schedule and/or the integration of multiple project schedules into an overall Master Program Schedule
    • Maintain the schedule product build, staging, testing, deployment and integration
    • Define and implement schedule configuration management processes and procedures; such as creating product build scripts and procedures, and integrate those scripts with the schedule build process
    • Develop schedule version control processes, policies and procedures and ensures that they are followed on development or operational schedule development and implementation projects
    • Two years demonstrated experience managing a schedule for an engineering program involving hardware and software development and multiple sub-components using MS Project or Primavera.
    • Shall have successfully completed an advanced level MS Project or Primavera course and have demonstrated experience with MS Project and or Primavera.
    • Certification in either the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) and or Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) is desired.


    PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:

     

    Eight (8) years' experience as a Scheduler in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity.

     



    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

     

    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran

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