Project Engineer/Scheduler

    • Peraton
  • Springfield, VA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated moments ago


On Site
USD 86,000.00 - 138,000.00 per year
Full Time


Adobe AIR
Functional testing
Business requirements
Resource allocation
Process improvement
Configuration Management
Project implementation
Project management
Business process
Microsoft Project
Security clearance
System integration testing
Analytical skill
Customer engagement
Systems engineering
Project planning
Test management
Application lifecycle management
Technical writing

Job Details

About Peraton
Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can't be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we're keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Project Engineer

Seeking a motivated PROJECT ENGINEER to support planning, scheduling, and documentation tasks for a large organization. Join a skilled, highly respected and long standing team supporting product quality and functional testing mission. This is a unique opportunity to enhance your career by working with the community subject matter experts, directly with the customer, and with an experience testing team. The successful candidate will be r esponsible for technical and operational leadership of testing projects within the guidelines set by the program manager and customers. The candidate will define, generate, and review project requirements documentation. The candidate will build testing schedules for the organization based on inputs from program schedules, requests for change (RFCs), and other system level data to allow the organization to develop their staffing, software, and support needs. Monitor project to ensure work scope, schedule, and budget are well defined and maintained. Create products to track schedules, project actions, meeting agendas, and other documentation to support government working groups.

Based on the priorities of the office and the active projects, the candidate will be tasked to:

Support working group to manage project elements. Develop agenda, charts, action items, and status in coordination with government leads.
Design and maintain an integrated master schedule of test events, dependencies, capabilities and effectivities to meet evolving customer needs.
Evaluate impacts on segment, project and enterprise schedule related to changes in customer and program requirements or schedule performance. Update schedules with new or modified request for service (RFS) and staffing resource allocation data.
Develop a resource loaded schedule to support office planning, staffing of skill sets, and software tool development needs to support future activities.
Provide status to include analysis and reports to management consistent with program and customer requirements.
Support and improve business processes. Identify areas for efficiencies and provide process improvements.
Develop and support creation of technical documentation. Support configuration management tasks within the team.
Track project execution, identify, and mitigate project risk.
Work independently and within teams where appropriate.
Provide briefings to internal team and assist with briefings to senior government customers.

Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Required Skills:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in project management , scheduling, or business processes.
5-7 years experience with project planning , s chedule d evelopment , and r esource a llocation
Experience with schedule planning and visualization tools , ex. JIRA/Confluence, Microsoft Project
Must have a minimum of a Top Secret clearance and willing to upgrade clearance to TS/SCI and sit for and pass a polygraph within 30 days of employment or at customers request- Contract requires TS/SCI with poly.
Knowledge/experience working in the Intelligence Community.
Strong analytical skills and ability to develop and formulate solutions for problems/issues.
Strong interpersonal, customer interaction, written, and verbal and briefing skills with ability to work in a fast paced multi-tasking environment.
Desired Skills:

System Engineering and project planning experience, working medium to large projects.
Experience working Test Management programs, specifically ALM Octane
Experience with JIRA, Confluence, and integrated scheduling programs
Technical writing expertise
Experience with the concepts and practice of Digital Engineering Environment, Authoritative Sources of Truth ( ASoT ) Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values

At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We're fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

Paid Time-Off and Holidays
Life & Disability Insurance
Career Development
Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
Paid Parental Leave
Additional Benefits
Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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