• Project Scheduler

    Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
    Job ID
    2018-3177
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Administrative
    Clearance
    Public Trust
    Work Authorization
    US Citizens, preferred
  • Overview

    VariQ, a leader in Cyber Security, Software Development, and Information Technology, is looking for a Project Scheduler to join its dynamic and face-paced Cyber Programs division.  As Project Scheduler, you will be responsible for providing specialized project and administrative support to the program and the development artifacts for several key activities intended to coordinate the various project functions of subordinate teams on behalf of our customer.

     

    Additional Information:

    • Location: Rockville, MD 
    • Security ClearanceAbility to obtain a Public Trust security clearance
    • Available: ASAP
    • Salary: dependent upon experience

    Responsibilities

    • Utilize Microsoft (MS) Project software to capture, update and maintain project activities and deliverables;
    • Create and maintain an Integrated Master Schedule in MS Project;
    • Develop schedules including assigning staff and allocating resources to ensure efficiency and productivity are maximized;
    • Coordinate schedules to facilitate completion of project and contract deliverables;
    • Prepare executive level status reports and presentations, as required;
    • Facilitate meetings with team members and stakeholders to obtain relevant project, schedule and resource utilization information;
    • Document and track risks, issues and action items;
    • Take notes during the meetings and preparation of meeting minutes;
    • Meet deadlines and abide by project schedule;
    • Take PRIDE in work products and authorship;
    • Complete work to quality standards set forth by VariQ and the customer.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant technical area or equivalent work experience. Equivalency is 5 years of work experience;
    • 3-7 years of relevant experience in project scheduling, project management, and/ or project coordination;
    • Ability to obtain a Public Trust security clearance;
    • Proficient in MS Project software and the ability to develop, update and maintain project schedules within the software;
    • Knowledgeable of Project Management principles and processes including time/schedule management and resource management;
    • Demonstrates self-motivation and excellent time management and organizational skills;
    • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative manner and be a self-starter;
    • Strong interpersonal, team building, active listening, and attention to detail are a must;
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with strong presentation skills;
    • PMP Certification desired but not required.

     

     

    VariQ is an equal opportunity employer.

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