Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Scheduling and Program Support Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Posted: 2021-04-15


Job Description:

Job Description:
Leidos has a career opening for am Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Scheduling Subject Matter Expert (SME).

Ideally working out of the Leidos Headquarters in Reston, VA. There is the potential of supporting this position out of another location or through teleworking.

Position Summary:
The position is one of a few on the implementation group of the lean Corporate EVM Center of Excellence (COE) team leading and executing the core responsibilities of EVMS planning, infrastructure and tools, implementations, training and surveillance for Leidos. The position is responsible for supporting the EVM COE organization in development, implementation, training, and maintenance of scheduling processes and tools and for supporting scheduling for implementations from proposal, to preparation for award, to start-up through IBRs and continuing through the execution lifecycle. The ideal candidate is an expert in scheduling theory and best practices including use of schedule analysis, metrics, and predictive modeling as performance indicators. In addition, the ideal candidate is recognized as an leader who has knowledge in a broad range of functional areas and disciplines; including program management, EVMS implementations and compliance, scheduling, financial disciplines (pricing, program finance, FP&A, etc.), contract management, and strong understanding of inter-company functional relationships. The ideal candidate is able to provide both leadership and hands on support to the program EVMS support teams, CAMs, and Program Managers to improve program planning and execution while ensuring compliance with contractual requirements and company policy and procedures. It is important to note that the Leidos EVMS portfolio has programs across many diverse customer environments (e.g., DoD, FAA, Intel, DHS, Healthcare), contracting scenarios (e.g., integrated subks, formal flowdown, reporting only, EVMS on FFP), and across a range of dollar values with different levels of external and internal understanding and buy-in. The ideal candidate will have various experiences across these diverse challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
Responsible for supporting the organization's EVMS talent development, performance management, and business strategy.
Responsible for supporting the organization in development, implementation, training, and maintenance of EVMS scheduling processes and tools.
Responsible for applying scheduling theory to develop the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and related artifacts in compliance with applicable standards and policies such as EVM standard EIA-748 and best practices (e.g., PASEG) in alignment with the mission of the EVM COE and in support of programs.
Supports programs in operational decisions and provides advice on enhancing the performance of the portfolio of projects in the organizations.
Requires deep scheduling, program management, and EVMS knowledge and ability to lead cross-family projects or program teams or mange across multiple disciplines.
Aligns and integrates Agile software practices with traditional scheduling and EVMS best practices for improved program management solutions.
Utilizes expert domain knowledge, professional principles and theories to develop advanced concepts, techniques, solutions and standards.
Serves as a scheduling subject matter expert in assisting programs with issue identification/resolution, etc.
Regularly interacts with senior executive leadership (internally or client) regarding matters of strategic importance to the organization/project.
Typically negotiates and develop shared solutions to convince internal and external parties to accept concepts, practices and approaches of the area.
Significant interface with Program Managers, Contracts and Senior Technical Personnel, as well as other organizations.
May participate in new business proposals through EVMS requirements, schedule support, and providing input for cost volumes to management.
Support internal and external audits and reviews.

Basic Qualifications
Requires a BA/BS or equivalent experience and 12+ years prior relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years prior relevant experience.
Generally has 5+ years experience leading EVMS scheduling implementations.

Preferred Qualifications
Program Management Professional (PMP) certification
Scheduling Professional (SP) certification
Earned Value Profession (EVP) certification
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of using tools like Microsoft Project, Oracle Primavera P6, Deltek Open Plan, Deltek Cobra, Deltek Acumen Fuse, Steelray Project Analyzer, RiskyProject, Deltek PM Compass, Deltek wInsight, Deltek CostPoint, and other Scheduling and EVMS tools.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

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Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management

Pay Range:

Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00

Leidos is a Fortune 500information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the worlds toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The companys 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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