1+ months

Federal - Project Scheduler

Harrisburg, PA 17108
Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Mechanicsburg, PA




We are:



Accenture Federal Services, bringing
together commercial innovation with the latest technology to unleash the
potential for our federal clients. Every day we bring bold thinking and diverse
disciplines to solve problems in new ways. Ready to learn as much as you can?
Well give you numerous opportunities of formal & informal training
sessions to keep your tech smarts sharp.






You are:



As a Project Scheduler, you will support a large software development team, achieve benefits from standardizing and following project management policies, processes and methods in the scheduling of projects.





The work:



Project Scheduler is well-versed in System Development methodology and working alongside a development team, having some experience in SAP delivery to support highly detailed project plans across 15 projects that have many releases within it


Creates and provides critical reviews of schedules related to software implementation


Works with Client, Accenture, and Teaming Partners across the program to assist in implementing schedule software (MS Project) management processes and procedures


Tracks, measures, reports and communicates schedule performance issues and risks


Provides ad hoc analysis and support as required


Interacts with project managers to ensure timely and accurate performance status input


Facilitates Project Managers with Project Schedules and reports


Assists in the planning and integration of all program and project schedules for the project


Collects status inputs for Program Management Reviews (PMR)


Provides Resource load and baseline project schedules


Maintains an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)





Here's what you need:


+ Bachelor's Degree OR an additional 4 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree


+ In-depth exposure to Systems Development Lifecycle Methodology


+ Minimum of 4 years of scheduling experience in Microsoft Project


+ Minimum of 2 years of Microsoft Project Server (MSPS) administration experience


+ Minimum of 2 years of Microsoft Project Web Access (PWA) experience


+ Exposure to Release Management and Management of Project Metrics


+ Prior IT Production Support experience


+ Local OR willing to travel up to 50% to Mechanicsburg, PA






The extras:




+ US Citizenship required (dual citizenship not eligible for consideration)






Bonus points if you have:


+ Deadline, detail, and teamwork oriented


+ Strong oral and written communication skills


+ Strong facilitation skills, communication and interpersonal skills


+ Development life cycle experience, covering all project phases system development life cycle experience, covering all project phases








Important Information:


Applicants for employment in the US must have
work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a
visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture
Federal Services.





Accenture Federal Services is an EEO and
Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with
Disabilities.





Equal Employment Opportunity:


All employment decisions shall be
made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin,
ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status
or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.





Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose
sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring
process.





Accenture Federal Services is committed to
providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.





Candidates who are currently employed by a
client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for
consideration.





An active security clearance or the ability to
obtain one may be required for this role.






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Posted: 2020-10-26 Expires: 2020-12-06

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