• Master Scheduler, IMS

    Location US-MD-Annapolis Junction
    Posted Date 5 days ago(5/16/2018 1:54 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    System and Software Engineering
  • Overview

    WOOD is currently hiring Master Schedulers with experience creating, maintaining and coaching customers on Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) in MS Project.  This person will be the MS Project and Scheduling Expert leading and coaching our customers in the creation of an IMS and the integration of platforms into MS Project Server. 



    Applies systems engineering principles throughout the systems life cycle phases: Concept, Development, Production, Utilization, Support, and Retirement. Interacts with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues or conflicts. Communicates with other program personnel, government overseers, and senior executives. Responsibility for the technical integrity, quality, and completeness of work performed and deliverables associated with one or more of the 25 process areas defined by ISO/IEC15288:

    • Technical Process Area - Stakeholder Requirements Definition, Requirements Analysis, Architectural Design, Implementation, Integration, Verification, Transition, Validation, Operation, Maintenance, and Disposal;
    • Project Process Area - Project Planning, Project Assessment and Control, Decision Management, Risk Management, Configuration Management, Information Management, and Measurement;
    • Enterprise (Organizational Project-Enabling) Process Area - Project Portfolio Management, Infrastructure Management, Life-cycle Model Management, Human Resource Management, and Quality Management;
    • Agreement Process Area - Acquisition and Supply.
    • Shall have demonstrated experience with MS Project and/or MS Project Server.
    • Shall have demonstrated experience developing and maintaining program Roadmaps and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS).
    • Build baseline schedules according to IMS template.
    • Responsible for interaction with senior agency leaders, development teams and technical project leads.
    • Provide systems engineering and technical assistance to leadership.
    • Responsible for creating and integrating program schedules into one or more IMS(s).
    • Capture and prioritize requirements and outcomes.
    • Identify program milestones, evaluate mission needs, and align with outcomes.
    • Identify both internal and external dependencies.
    • Analyze portfolio and program schedules, dependencies, issues, and risks.
    • Perform thread analysis.
    • Research and perform technology integration (i.e., JIRA to MS Project plugins).
    • Ability to provide IMS training to program personnel.
    • Create associated IMS documentation.


    *All Candidates must have a TS/SCI clearance with a Polygraph

    • Bachelor’s degree in a Qualified Engineering Field or related discipline from an accredited college or university plus fifteen (15) years of systems engineering experience.
    • OR (U) A High School Diploma or GED plus nineteen (19) years of general systems engineering experience (any Process Area).
    • OR (U) A Master’s degree in a Qualified Engineering Field or a related discipline from an accredited college or university plus thirteen (13) years of systems engineering experience.
    • OR (U) A PhD in a Qualified Engineering Field or a related discipline from an accredited college or university plus thirteen (13) years of systems engineering experience.

    WOOD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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