F-35 Lead Scheduler (Modernization Program) - 32193 in Arlington, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/10/2020

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Job Description

We're looking for a F-35 Lead Scheduling Analyst to fill one of our requirements supporting the F-35 Joint Program Office in Crystal City, VA.  The F-35 is the premier fighter aircraft on/above the planet and this is an opportunity to work with some of the brightest and most talented acquisition professionals and military officers in the world.  We're building this aircraft for the US Air Force, US Navy and the US Marines as well as numerous international partners and customers.

Provides high level consultation to management in acquisition support. Researches extremely complex acquisition requirements and works with program managers, engineers and logisticians to determine procurement strategies to effectively meet program needs in accordance with cost, schedule, and technical requirements.


Lead Schedulers provide schedule analysis support to the F-35 Modernization Program. The Lead Scheduler analyzes scheduling practices and understands the health of the IMS. The analyst works with EVM Analysts to relate schedule and cost variances and to generate analysis reports and provide critical issues to F-35 leadership. The analyst also assists in supporting program office leads and management by providing critical results for EAC forecasts.

Tracks and monitors the delivery of hardware or services to the client by monitoring deliverables.

Provides expertise in schedule trend and schedule risk analysis, including data entry, file maintenance, and data retrieval and reporting functions.

Prepares documentation, reports, and project plans to describe activities planned and accomplished, status reports, letters, memoranda, and messages.


B.A or B.S.

Education and work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience

Expert knowledge of the defense acquisition process and ability to support customers in the analysis and improvement of acquisition process policy and procedures.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products; primarily Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.

Mastery of scheduling tools such as Microsoft Project, Primavera P6 or equivalent toolset.


Secret Security Clearance is required

Security Clearance: Secret

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