Job Description

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? We’ll 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:
• The 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:
• US Citizen (dual citizenship not eligible for consideration)
• 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 relocate to the Mechanicsburg, PA area  

Bonus points if:
• You have development life cycle experience, covering all project phases system development life cycle experience

Important information


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


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. 

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

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