Master Scheduler - Journeyman

Remote, USA

Master Scheduler - Journeyman

Category: ERP/CRM/Tools

Main location: United States, Remote

Position ID: J0224-0209

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is in the top 5 largest global IT companies spread across 40 countries with endless opportunities to expand and grow. As a CGI Federal Member, you have the opportunity to be a shareholder at CGI and join a family of 75,000 members strong.

CGI Federal has an exciting opportunity for a Master Scheduler to lead the project scheduling effort and provide expertise, guidance, and support to our Program Manager and technical leads. You will be a key member of the PMO team on a dynamic, fast-paced cybersecurity project. The Master Scheduler is responsible for creating and maintaining the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) for a project that includes development work and multiple concurrent implementations. You will work directly with senior leadership to identify risks and integrate agile methodologies and you will specialize in implementing industry-standard scheduling best practices.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Lead in the creation and maintenance of the project integrated master schedule in accordance with the government task order by collaborating with the architecture, development, and service delivery teams.

Read and understand the Task Order and have a strong ability to demonstrate its relationship to the master schedule for all agencies and on all activities.

Ability to integrate IMS with SAFe methodologies, aligning the master schedule to the product releases.

Review schedule activities, status, and results with program manager and program leads as it relates to solution build and cutover of new releases.

Create and update resource loaded schedules using MS Project.

Implement baseline changes into the IMS by collaborating with applicable stakeholders.

Apply recognized industry best scheduling practices to develop and maintain program schedules.

Identify, develop, and implement processes to improve scheduling and coordination efforts.

Support weekly, monthly, and ad-hoc report requests as it relates to the IMS.

Lead recurring IMS review with the client and oversee internal prep sessions as needed.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team; resource must have an attention to detail and be comfortable thoroughly reviewing their work before submission.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Ability to obtain a government background investigation

Experience in creating and managing resource loaded schedules, Gantt charts, and dependencies.

Knowledge and experience in schedule quality analysis.

Knowledge and experience performing critical path analysis of schedules within MS Project or other tools.

Ability to develop fully networked schedules using predecessors and successors along with effective activity duration affording discreet progress measurement.

Outstanding reporting skills, e.g. graphical presentation, advanced Microsoft Excel skills (charts, pivot tables)

Advanced MS Project skills (knowledge of macros), including the ability to create custom views in MS Project, and an understanding of the relationships among WBS/IMS/PWS/CLIN in Federal contracting

Attention to detail coupled with effective analytical and problem-solving aptitude

Ability to establish working relations at all organizational levels and demonstrate ability to diplomatically and effectively deal with government officials and program office stakeholders

Self-motivator with ability to work as part of a team or independently with little supervision or direction

Ability to balance and prioritize many diverse tasks at once

Experience in establishing new processes

OPTIONAL: Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required

Scheduling experience with a strong project management background and understanding of project management processes.

Experience integrating SELC review gates into an IMS supporting project lifecycle implementation teams.

Familiarity with SAFe software development methodologies

Experience on large-scale software development projects

CGI Federal anticipates accepting applications for this position through 4/30/2024.

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to: skill set level, experience and training, and licensure and certifications. CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is between $50,000- $110,100

This position is remote and can sit anywhere within the U.S.


At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI’s benefits include:

• Competitive compensation

• Comprehensive insurance options

• Matching contributions through the 401(k) plan and the share purchase plan

• Paid time off for vacation, holidays, and sick time

• Paid parental leave

• Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

Member assistance and wellness programs




  • Detail-oriented

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

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