Position Description

Senior Scheduler
Location Washington, DC
Job Code 7525
# of openings 1
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If you’re ready to meet complex challenges, we’re ready to meet you.

MCR is a fast-growing global company headquartered in McLean, VA that supports defense and civilian agencies, NATO, and European ministries that face some of the most complex mission challenges in the world. If you are the best at what you do, we are looking for you. At MCR, you will contribute to programs and projects that matter—to your career, to your fellow citizens, and to your nation. You will use the latest technologies, techniques, and tools. You will be trusted to work independently and make decisions. You’ll be rewarded with top-tier compensation and benefits.


As a Scheduler on our team, you will help to support the development, analysis, and reporting of cost, schedule and performance progress. Additionally, you will identify dependencies and relationships and collaborate with senior management. The ideal fit will have strong verbal and written skills which are necessary to communicate and manage client expectations successfully, understand schedule interdependencies and Work Breakdown Structure relationship to program management.


We are looking for someone with the following qualifications:

  • You have a bachelor's Degree in Business, Economics, Accounting, Marketing, Finance or some quantitative discipline.
  • You've achieved 10-20 years of meaningful experience within the field.
  • Technical proficiency in Microsoft Project.
  • Experience in leading project planning efforts.
  • Experience in project schedule analysis software, such as Primavera P6
  • Applicants selected must meet eligibility requirements to obtain and retain the designated Government clearance.


We will show high consideration to applicants with the below skills:

  • You have hands on experience working with Federal program management and scheduling support processes.
  • Experience using Microsoft Project to manage program schedules with baselines
  • Experience providing Critical Path analysis and implementing scheduling standards and standard methodologies
  • Experience using Earned Value Techniques within the scheduling environment (tool)
  • Ability to build quality program schedules, including implementation and investment analysis schedules, whether the schedule is built from the ground up, or is “inherited” following GAO’s Best Practices in schedule development.
  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management Systems, MS Project and Primavera, as required
  • Lead planning efforts supporting a government program office
  • Gather, maintain and process schedule updates; provide analysis and status reports (oral and written) to program partners including technical leads, and program managers
  • Evaluate project, program, and cross program dependencies
  • Evaluate program schedules for logical execution around engineering, implementation, installation and testing
  • Use schedule data to generate and provide metrics to program office partners
  • Perform other schedule related activities as directed
  • Conduct regular risk schedule margin reviews on a quarterly basis and conduct annual baseline reviews for the upcoming Fiscal Year
  • Master's Degree or higher may act as substitute for years of experience desired.


MCR, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other characteristic protected by law.

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