LMI

  • Project Scheduler (U.S. Border Patrol)

    Job Locations US-VA-Crystal City
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(7/25/2018 12:36 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2113
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Project Management
  • Overview

    LMI seeks a mid-level project scheduler to support a federal program management office in Northern Virginia. Join our team of collaborative self-starters focused on delivering practical and efficient solutions to help our client keep U.S. borders safe and facilitate trade and travel. As part of our high-performing team, you will augment our vital work to provide “eyes and ears” technology to protect our nation.

    Responsibilities

    You will maintain the integrated master schedule (IMS) for our client’s portfolios, which are each made up of multiple projects. The projects are for the acquisition and sustainment of communications, sensor, and surveillance systems and the infrastructure that supports them. The projects are large and complex, carried out by multiple contractors and government personnel, with frequent schedule changes required. Projects follow the DHS acquisition life cycle framework (ALF) and system engineering life cycle (SELC) laid out in DHS MD 102. Specific responsibilities:

    • Create work breakdown structures (WBS)
    • Analyze the IMS for opportunities to speed deployment and coordinate schedules across portfolios and projects
    • Maintain related project management artifacts
    • Attend project meetings to discuss and review schedules
    • Develop and analyze schedule workarounds
    • Develop and report schedule status performance and metrics

    Qualifications

    • Ability to pass a government background investigation, including financial, criminal, residential, educational, foreign affiliation, prohibited substance abuse, and employment verifications; active U.S. Customs and Border Protection background investigation preferred. Please note that only U.S. citizens are eligible for a suitability determination.
    • Previous work with CBP’s Integrated Fixed Tower (IFT), Remove Video Surveillance Systems (RVSS), Mobile and Agent-Centric Systems (MACS), and/or Field Surveillance Services (FSS) portfolios is a plus.
    • Prior experience in project scheduling and planning.
    • Proficiency in MS Project or Primavera P6.
    • 3 to 10 years of experience and a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in business, management, finance, or information management
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
    • Ability to communicate clearly with a variety of stakeholders.
    • Ability to effectively solve problems.
    • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
    • A true team player who maintains a positive attitude in a dynamic environment.
    • Professional certification in a relevant field such as a Project Management Professional (PMP) is a plus.

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