1+ months

Master Project Scheduler

Hegarty Research LLC
Suitland, Maryland

Master Scheduler responsible for providing and directing expert planning, scheduling and analysis in all phases of the project/program planning and execution. Contribute scheduling expertise to multi-discipline teams of engineering and procurement professionals in providing services to the customer project manager.

- Serves as a Project/Program Scheduler with the responsibility for evaluating, planning and developing forecasts of time and resources needed for Cyber Research and Development (R&D) engineering projects. Based on these factors, and in consideration of other assigned programs and projects in process and projected, develops optimum assignment and completion schedules;

- Provides professional advice to peers, subordinates, or non-professional administrators or managers on engineering projects. Provides expert advice or guidance on projects characterized by constantly, or sometimes greatly, changing physical environment or other similar variables and unknowns affecting planning and design criteria and critical problems with respect to costs and economics;

- Maintains a close relationship with the Project Manager and other involved technical professionals to develop and establish project planning and execution schedules for new and ongoing projects. Included in project execution schedules are (a) determination of project execution type; (b) determination of project activities or tasks (work breakdown structures) and their dependent relationships; (c) development of network logic models; (d) utilization of CPM/PERT techniques to determine anticipated time for each project
activity; and (e) calculation of requirements for project resource allocations (manpower, finance and time);

- Provides technical guidance to the Project Manager in reviewing and validating project planning and execution schedules and in responding to special reporting requirements;

- Develops improvements in planning and scheduling techniques and monitors progress and results whether pre- formed in-house or by contract;

- Provides critical review and analyses of project progress reports to identify any problems or concerns that may affect the timely completion off a project’s planning. Investigates to determine the cause and circumstances of delays and reports these to the project managers or other appropriate officials in a timely manner so that corrective measures may be taken;

- Evaluates scheduling baseline data and incorporates salient factors into design
considerations and solutions, evaluates basic project objectives, and identifies most economical and efficient procedures for project execution and performance considering all influences;

- Performs additional assignments, studies and special projects at the direction of the supervisor.


US Citizenship/Top Secret/SCI Clearance Required


Required - At least 7 years of project management experience including 4 years of direct recent experience as a scheduler using MS Project or similar software tools.

Preferred - Contract experience with large R&D acquisition programs, with a focus on IC or DoD SIGINT, Cyber, Information Operations, or R&D programs.


Required - Bachelor’s degree in the field of Engineering; or have expert knowledge of advanced planning and scheduling methodologies and their application to engineering program and project management principles including PERT, CPM, GANTT, Systems Analysis; Tiered Scheduling; resource loading/leveling; and performance management analysis.

Preferred – Masters

Knowledge/Skills and Abilities:


- Demonstrated expert knowledge in determining the Critical Path and performing
Schedule status updates

- Demonstrated knowledge of scheduling for projects using Earned Value Management

- Demonstrated understanding of project management and the application of project management processes

- Established and productive professional individual contributor

- Ability to work independently with limited to no supervision •Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

- Proficient with other MS Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio and SharePoint)


The following skills and qualifications (listed most important first) are not required, but they will enable candidates to become integrated with the team's day-to-day operations at a faster rate. Candidates with these skills and qualifications may be given preference over those without them.
- Familiarity with Agile software development methodologies
- Experience on large-scale software and hardware development projects
- Familiarity with DoD Contracting environment

Training and Certifications:

Required – Qualify for PMP (obtain with-in 1 year of employment with company paid assistance with-in one year of employment).

- PMI-SP (Scheduling Professional) certification
- PMP or a certification in DAU or DAWIA Program Management or Contracting
- NCMA Certification

TS/SCI Clearance or In-Scope Eligibility Required
Ability to pass CI Poly and/or Full Scope Poly

Hegarty Research is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Hegarty Research is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Hegarty Research are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Hegarty Research will not tolerate discrimination
or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Hegarty Research encourages applicants of all ages.



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Posted: 2020-04-28 Expires: 2020-06-12

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Master Project Scheduler

Hegarty Research LLC
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