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Systems Engineer Level 5 (Scheduling Focus)

Company: Wood Consulting
Location: Columbia
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Systems Engineer L5 (Scheduling Support)
Seeking Senior Systems Engineers with experience creating, maintaining and coaching customers on Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) in MS Project. This person will be the MS Project and Scheduling Expert leading and coaching our customers in the creation of an IMS and the integration of platforms into MS Project Server. Applies systems engineering principles throughout the systems life cycle phases. Interacts with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues or conflicts. Communicates with other program personnel, government overseers, and senior executives.
Position Details:
This position requires all candidates to be U.S. Citizens and possess an active TS/SCI Security Clearance with a Polygraph.
Required Education & Years of Experience

  • A High School Diploma or GED plus nineteen (19) years of general systems engineering experience.


    • A Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university AND a minimum of fifteen (15) years of general systems engineering experience.


      • A Master's degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university AND a minimum of thirteen (13) years of general systems engineering experience.

        Required Skills

        • Ability to interact with senior agency leaders, development teams and technical project leads.

        • Ability to learn quickly and understand applications used to enhance project scheduling.

        • Aptitude to understand industry concepts related to systems engineering and problem solving.

        • Strong aptitude for Technical Problem Solving

        • Ability to perform research on a subject area and apply concepts.

        • Ability to develop tools, templates, processes (per unique problem) using tools provided by applications

        • Technical Communications and Writing Skills

        • Self-starter that will see problems and begin discussion and action without waiting to be told their tasking

          Desired Skills

          • Demonstrated experience with MS Project and/or MS Project Server.

          • Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining program Roadmaps and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS).

          • Experience building baseline schedules.

          • Experience creating and integrating program schedules into an IMS.

          • Ability to capture and prioritize requirements and outcomes.

          • Experience identifying both internal and external dependencies.

          • Experience with Analyzing portfolio and program schedules, dependencies, issues, and risks.

          • Demonstrated experience performing thread analysis.

          • Experience with researching and performing technology integration (i.e., PowerBI Reporting Application).

          • Ability to provide training to program personnel.

          • Prior experience creating associated technical documentation for products.

            WOOD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
            ID: 2023C-0205
            External Company Name: WOOD Consulting Services
            External Company URL:

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