Project Scheduler

Information Technology Arlington, Virginia


Description

HHB Systems is a veteran owned small business known for systems engineering and technical assistance on world class programs. We lead the way in professional management advisory services; analytic support; cybersecurity; systems engineering; systems and application design; acquisitions and integration; as well as systems administration of major analytical DoD and DHS operational systems. We are looking for talented, creative, team-oriented professionals who take pride in providing innovative, relevant, and actionable solutions for our customers' most challenging problems.
HHB Systems is seeking a Program Planner/Scheduler for the development, maintenance, analysis, and reporting of IT and Cybersecurity-based project schedules, project documentation, and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS). The position will be an integral part of a small Program Management (PM) team to ensure the schedule/project plan (scope, cost, schedule and technical requirements are fully integrated) is executing as planned. Additionally the position will provide weekly and monthly planning metrics on schedule status, schedule risk assessments, critical path analysis, schedule variance analysis, and network logic validation. The successful candidate will be an advocate in the discipline of classic PMBOK project planning principles and scheduling (both waterfall and Agile) and must be able to identify and recommend insightful mitigation plans. Strong facilitation skills and the ability to proactively communicate with all levels of management, the customer, and other stakeholders are required.

Required Skills:
•Must have a current TS clearance with SCI eligibility.
•Must have a familiarity with project management, project planning and scheduling
•Demonstrated Microsoft Project experience (or similar project scheduling software)
•Demonstrated Microsoft Office experience (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
•Must have basic knowledge and fundamental understanding of IT and Cybersecurity (LANs, WANs, firewalls, routers, switches, virtual environments)
•Demonstrated ability to interact professionally at all levels of management.
•Demonstrated, polished presentation skills that succinctly articulate complex ideas and concepts at executive levels of management
•Focused on customer needs with a sense of urgency
•Excellent follow through and persistence
•The ability to thrive in a deadline-oriented environment
•Ability to maintain a professional and courteous manner in difficult situations
•Ability to maintain high quality work to manage multiple critical projects
•Ability to perform and participate in a team oriented environment
•Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of users
•Excellent customer service skills and demeanor

Desired Skills:
•Demonstrated knowledge of PMI PMBOK framework and common Project Management processes and procedures, Risk Management, and Earned Value Management
•Demonstrated knowledge and experience in assisting Integrated Product Teams (IPT) and Project Teams (PT) in planning, scheduling, reporting, and cost estimating tasks
•Project Management Professional (PMP), or Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) certification Must obtain either of these certificates within 6 months of starting

Required Education:
•Bachelor's Degree with 8 years of relevant experience. Additional years of work experience may be substituted for a degree.