By Light is hiring a Scheduling Coordinator to join our field engineering team supporting DISA. This position will provide assistance with developing and maintaining schedules to effectively optimize the use of resources to meet the needs of the project managers and customers.
By Light provides a broad range of hardware, software, engineering, and IT integration services. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we support defense, civilian, commercial, and health IT customers worldwide. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, 401(k), and profit sharing.
Provides backup and primary planning/scheduling support, to include developing and maintaining integrated master schedules, creating and submitting program related documentation, assisting in preparing briefings, providing full conference/meeting support, and help in preparing senior level strategic briefings and metrics as required by the Government
Interface with Project Managers, Field Services Director, Team Functional Leads and third party contractors to clarify scope of work, level of schedule detail and provide technical evaluation according to contractual requirements to effectively plan and manage project work
Assist the planner/scheduler and Project Team in development of overall project schedules with detailed tasks, sequence and durations based on team input, work breakdown structures and schedule templates of all near term work packages and summary level of future work packages
Assist planner/scheduler and Project Team in evaluation of strategies to address scope changes and mitigate schedule delays
Accurate and timely reporting to Director of Field Services and other team members and to all levels of company management as appropriate
Ensures the completion and integration of multiple complex projects simultaneously
Assists in providing analysis and recommendations in support of the resolution of IT-related scheduling problems; executing the recommendations as directed by the project manager or client.
Monitors the assessment of project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives
Submit ideas, and assist in Proactively identifying, managing and implementing process improvements
Ensures production schedules are met or exceeded
Ensures engineering & technical resources are used effectively and appropriately.
Coordinates resolution of schedule-related problems
Prioritize efforts to ensure successful client outcome
Uses strong planning and organizational skills to ensure timely completion of all milestones and efforts with minimal client disruption
Provides proactive and responsive customer focused leadership, reaching back to corporate resources to mitigate risks and resolve any issues that may arise
High School Diploma required
At least 3 years relevant Planning, Scheduling, Operations Management or Project Management experience
Related industry experience in information technology or engineering
Working knowledge Microsoft Office Tools; specifically Excel, Project and Share Point
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Bachelor’s Degree or higher is desired but not required
Experience working with DISA is desired but not required
Special Requirements/Security Clearance
DOD Secret clearance required
An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities