Senior Project Scheduler

General Dynamics Information Technology
Rensselaer, New York
Feb 21, 2024
Feb 22, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Senior Project Scheduler

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Senior Project Scheduler at GDIT. Here, you'll make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career. With a career in operations, you'll make the end user's experience your priority and we'll make your career growth ours.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. You will join our team in partnership with New York State of Health (NYSoH) to provide comprehensive health coverage to more than 7.3 million New Yorkers through its Health Benefit Exchange (HBE)

  • You'll join our talented Program Management Team.
  • You will serve as a liaison between project managers and functional managers.
  • You will be managing schedules, reviewing project status, and understanding how to assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • You will actively monitor project progress with an emphasis on problem solving.
  • You will be closely collaborating with project managers, functional managers, clients and other stakeholders.
  • You will work closely with functional managers to develop and maintain detailed resource loaded project schedules using MS Project 2016
  • You will develop and maintain summary level schedule (Gantt) reports, milestone charts, and other program management tools used to support critical path analysis, near term tasks, priority based resource allocations, performance variances
  • You will develop and maintain summary level schedule (Gantt) reports, milestone charts, and other program management tools used to support critical path analysis, near term tasks, priority based resource allocations, performance variances
  • You will support the metrics team in the planning, tracking, analysis, and reporting of projects/programs
  • You will follow schedule version control processes, policies, and procedures
  • You will work in collaboration with project managers to drive efficiency in project execution and accuracy in project reporting
  • You will schedule estimating and updating for new work and remaining work
  • You will identify major milestones, decision points, project lifecycle and other project events
  • You will troubleshoot and monitor potential scheduling problems
  • You will maintain accurate records/paperwork
  • You will facilitate and participate in weekly schedule reviews
  • You will be willing to work outside of normal business hours as required to meet deadlines


EE Education:

Bachelor's degree in Business, Mathematics, or related discipline, or equivalent

Required Experience:
  • Five (5) or more years of hands-on project scheduling experience using MS Project 2016
  • Earned Value (EV) Methodology knowledge and ability to apply it to different types of tasks and track EV accordingly

Required Skills:
  • Excellent Problem Resolution skills
  • Great team and client interaction skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Skilled in gathering, analyzing, documenting and briefing information
  • Ability to effectively convey requirements, concerns and capabilities to all levels of management in a clear and concise manner

Desired Skills:
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Good understanding of Earned Value methodology
  • Experience in Medicaid or Healthcare Processing Systems
  • MS Project Server experience (not required, highly desirable)

Work Requirements

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Years of Experience
5 + years of related experience

may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

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Travel Required

Salary and Benefit Information
The likely salary range for this position is $78,400 - $117,600. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.