Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Mechanicsburg, PA

We are:

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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