Lead Scheduler - 35210 in Alexandria, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/12/2021

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Job Description

Commonwealth Technology Innovation (CTI), an Alion company, offers large company resources and a small company working environment that provides our team members the freedom to apply their skills and creativity in a highly collaborative setting. Beyond competitive salary and benefits, our employees earn a sense of accomplishment by making meaningful contributions to our nation’s top security priorities. We value integrity, imagination and problem solving, and recruit talent with diverse backgrounds who bring a broad spectrum of experience to our team. We expect that you will shape this position based on your strengths and interests to help build upon the industry-leading reputation we’ve developed over more than five decades.

 The Lead Scheduler position is new for CTI and funded, reporting to the CTI Technical Director. This individual is responsible for Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) creation, maintenance and publishing for a complex portfolio of Engineering and Manufacturing Programs. The successful candidate will develop standards such as schedule templates for common activities, collect schedule and resource requirements from responsible managers and integrate data into a CTI IMS used for labor, program cost and schedule forecasting, performance tracking and reporting. The Lead Scheduler works closely with a multidiscipline management team including Program Managers, Principal Engineers, Systems Engineers, Project/Task and Manufacturing Managers, Contracts and Security to perform resource leveling and schedule/resource risk analysis. Earned Value methodology is also used to track progress against plans. The Lead Scheduler works closely with Program Analyst to streamline actual cost tracking processes and tools that to satisfy program and corporate reporting requirements.

Job Requirements:

  • Expertise in MS Project, particularly sub-schedule integration, resource leveling, project budget
  • development.
  • Must be able to collect and integrate master scheduling requirements and translate them into input for the schedule.
  • Current Secret Clearance based on an investigation within the last five years.


  • Additional expertise in other, current scheduling/resource planning software packages.
  • Experience with Earned Value Management
  • Bachelor of Science degree





Security Clearance: Secret

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