• Scheduling Lead

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly | US-Remote
    Job ID 2018-1574
  • Overview

    AbleVets, LLC is a fast-growing Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing healthcare information technology services and resources to help the VA and DoD improve the lives of the people they serve. AbleVets has an opportunity for an experienced, motivated scheduling expert to support healthcare information technology projects for our customers. This position is located in our Chantilly, VA office but may allow for remote support.

    Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

    This position is for an experienced scheduler to work as part of an integrated team that is planning, developing, and deploying critical information exchange products for a large Federal Government organization. This position is to serve as the Lead Scheduler for the Program, and as such, will be responsible for defining, updating, communicating, and optimizing schedules required to achieve delivery success. Specific responsibilities are listed below—

    • Work closely with the Program Manager and functional leads to develop and maintain detailed resource loaded schedules of projects using MS Project
    • Define and maintain schedules in support of complex software development efforts (i.e., requires knowledge of and experience with the agile software development lifecycle).
    • Integrate multiple schedules into a master project schedule and conduct scheduling performance studies
    • Develop and maintain summary level schedule reports via Gantt, milestone charts, and other program management tools used to support critical path analysis, near-term tasks work authorizations, priority-based resource allocations, performance variances, and to support cost/schedule integration
    • Develop schedule version control processes, policies, and procedures and ensure that they are followed on product development schedules
    • Schedule estimating through elicitation of stakeholders to capture estimations of new work, updated actuals, and remaining work
    • Work in collaboration with Project/Program Management team to drive consistency of the project scheduling approach to facilitate accuracy in project execution and reporting


    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study
    • 5-10 years of experience using advanced MS Project techniques and functions
    • Subject matter expertise using MS Project to manage Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and the supporting detailed schedules
    • Strong interpersonal and demonstrated facilitation skills, including the ability to motivate and influence others, build effective interpersonal relationships, and be able to foster and contribute to a positive and productive team environment
    • Five (5) years of experience leading scheduling efforts in support of software development projects (i.e., must have a thorough understanding of agile software development lifecycle and its associated phases/stages)
    • Creative and innovative, demonstrate flexibility and adaptability in work style to better respond to multiple requests/tasks and handle sudden changes in priorities. Able to embrace and participate in change initiatives
    • Ability to obtain a Public Trust

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience using the Rational toolset
    • Knowledge of Department of Veterans Affairs Program Management Processes (PMAS, VIP)
    • Ability to travel, as needed, within the USA

    EEO Statement

    AbleVets LLC appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.  AbleVets is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


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