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SAIC Master Project Scheduler in SAN DIEGO, California


SAIC is seeking a Master Project Scheduler to support work taking place for the Navy in San Diego, CA. This position will be apart of a team providing software and engineering support services to produce and deliver software that will (a) sustain the Aviation Logistics Environment (ALE) product line in the fielded baseline, (b) produce, implement and deliver software changes to the ALE product line to maintain interoperability with changes to the aircraft in production, (c) to provide engineering support for the V-22 Technical Data ecosystem, and (d) to provide engineering support for the Integrated Training System (ITS).

Note: This position is temporarily a remote/ virtual / work from home position due to COVID-19, but will ultimately be required be onsite in San Diego, CA once restrictions are lifted for this location.


  • Implement and oversee project schedules.

  • Collaborate with project managers, setting tasks, and monitor the execution of project timelines.

  • Prepare project progress and performance evaluation reports.

  • Responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining detailed resource-loaded schedules for implementation, developmental and operational systems across multiple product lines.

  • Works with technical leads to develop detailed schedules and assists in keeping these schedules current.

  • Develops and or modifies project schedules and or the integration of multiple project 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) Maintains status on linkages and dependencies with related projects.

  • Maintains percent complete for tasks.

  • Facilitates weekly meetings. Coordinates a cross-walk of milestones and interdependencies among projects and/or functional areas (engineering, test, releases, etc.).

  • Provides information as needed on the content, modification, or presentation of project schedule.

  • Identifies and records the impact of work performed and not performed as scheduled.

  • Evaluate actual construction progress and provide regular schedule updates.

  • Consults with project managers and technical experts to set up assignments, tasks, and subtasks.

  • Coordinating project timelines with internal departments and external stakeholders.

  • Identifying potential project schedule delays and facilitating intervention in a timeous manner.

  • Accommodating updates and changes to project schedules.

  • Keeping leadership informed of project timelines and deadlines including monthly briefs.

  • Documenting project scheduling processes and maintaining records.


Required Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business or related discipline and 3+ years’ experience as a project scheduler in a related industry. Four years of additional related experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Advanced proficiency in MS Project.

  • Extensive experience in schedule planning and management.

  • Ability to keep stakeholders informed of project timelines and changes.

  • Experience in resource loading, critical path method, network logic, milestone relationships, and base-lining schedules are required.

  • Ability to review and revise, as necessary, work items contained in assigned projects and input information into scheduling software, excel spreadsheets and appropriate computer programs.

  • Experience monitoring, analyzing and reporting performance of activities.

  • Experience leading weekly meetings and keep leadership abreast of any concerns/issues

  • US Citizen; No dual citizenship.

  • Possess a SECRET clearance or have the ability to obtain one. Must have at least an interim SECRET to begin work on the contract. SAIC will assist with the processing of the interim Secret clearance for the qualified candidate.

Desired Experience:

  • Experience drafting, editing and tracking scheduling products with minimal direction.

  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) is a plus.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation’s most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability