Connexion Systems & Engineering, a Boston based IT and Engineering Solutions Company immediately seeks individuals with the following skills:
Sr. Program Scheduler
The Sr. Program Scheduler provides project scheduling, project control, and Earned Value administration as project management support on various complex projects and proposals. The position requires exceptional organizational and multitasking skills and the ability to coordinate with multiple project teams.
Duties and Responsibilities
•Establish Work Breakdown Structures (WBSs), and related dictionaries, Basis of Estimates (BOEs), Resource Loaded Networks (RLNs), detailed Budgets, and Earned Value methodologies.
•Develop Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) based on project scope and contract requirements.
•Integrate the output of the IMS with Earned Value Systems and Actuals to generate financial reports.
•Cost Reporting on Government programs – IPMR/CPR/CFSR.
•Generate and maintain schedules for large and complex projects.
•Provide input and recommendations to project managers and senior management regarding scheduling conflicts/changes.
•Identify major milestones, decision points, project life-cycle and other project events in the program and portray them in the schedule.
•Participate in schedule reviews with Integrated Product Team (IPT) Leads, Program Managers, Cost Account Managers (CAMS) and other program personnel.
•Coordinate and consolidate inputs to ensure all detailed work plans are consistent with and included in the Integrated Master Schedule.
•Analyze, monitor and review all project schedules to ensure resource limitations, interdependencies, and risks are addressed.
•Prepare data in support of Internal Program Reviews.
•Provide planning assistance to program managers as needed.
•Improve forecasting tools and procedures through application of innovative ideas and projects.
•Identify project and resource dependencies (predecessors and successors) to develop a predictive and realistic project schedule.
•Update and maintain project schedule/cost information data such as progress, manpower budget, and project performance.
•Determine and illustrate critical path drivers.
•Develop custom fields, reports, and macros.
•Understanding of Schedule Risk Assessment (SRA)
•Communicate clearly with technical, business, and executive stakeholders.
Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in a related business or technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
• Minimum of five (5) years related experience in the aerospace and defense industry with a government contractor in a manufacturing environment. Specific experience in the maritime defense industry preferred.
•5-10 years of scheduling experience using Microsoft Project 2007/2010.
•Working knowledge of Microsoft Access.
•Proficient in other Microsoft suite tools, particularly Excel.
•Knowledge of EVMS systems (Proteus, Cobra, EVMax).
•5+ years relevant cost control experience.
•Familiarity an EVMS architecture compliant with DI-MGMT-81466, ANSI-748b, and Formats 1-7 as well as industry best practices.
•Excellent analytical, project management and organizational skills with keen attention to detail. Skilled in time, priority and task management.
•Able to work in multi-disciplinary team environment.
•Strong written and verbal communication skills.
•Ability to travel as required, and work any shift, weekends, and overtime as required
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Locations: Ayer, MA
ConneXion Systems & Engineering
490 Boston Post Road
Sudbury, MA 01776