Project Manager/Project Scheduler

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Category
Project/Task Management
Location
Newington, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Critical Paths

Management Reporting

Project Management

Scheduling

Strategic Planning

REQ#: RQ168931
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Project Manager/Project Scheduler

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Project Manager/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. As a Project Manager/Project Scheduler you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.

HOW YOU WILL MAKE AN IMPACT:

  • Manages and is responsible for the successful completion of all tasks in assigned project.

  • You will serve as a liaison between project managers and functional managers. 

  • 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 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.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED:

Education: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science

Required Experience: 5+ years of related experience
Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • 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 


Preferred Skills:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification  

  • Good understanding of Earned Value Methodology  

Location: On Customer Site in Newington, VA
US Citizenship Required due to TS/SCI clearance requirement

GDIT IS YOUR PLACE:

  • 401K with company match

  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from and use to make an impact on the world around you.

  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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

Certification

Project Management Professional (PMP) - Project Management Insitute

Travel Required

Less than 10%

Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship Required

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.