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Lead Planner, Veterans Affairs

Chantilly, VA 20151
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Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


Knowledge & Experience:
  • 5 Years of Professional Experience
  • 3 Years of Scheduling Experience
  • 2 Years of VA Experience, would be helpful
  • Experience supporting resource loaded project schedules and IMS for government program
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to relate to all levels of staff
  • Experience preparing reports and presenting to stakeholders
  • Knowledge of resource loading
  • Must be proficient using MS Project and using automated schedule tools
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience in assisting Product Teams in planning and scheduling tasks.
  • Has experience working with project planning and integrated scheduling practices and techniques associated with utilizing Microsoft Project and MS Project Server integrated with SharePoint.
  • Possess strategic planning skills and have a thorough understanding of internal and external compliance policies.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Office management curriculum or equivalent (or 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education)
  • Project Management Institute - Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) certification, would be helpful
  • Current VA PIV card, VA GFE Laptop, and VA network access, would be helpful
  • Must be able to achieve a moderate (Tier 2) VA position of trust.


This role will serve as part of the team supporting the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with the implementation, integration and sustainment of a fully integrated supply chain solution that provides the full spectrum of medical logistics. The Supply Chain delivers clinical care to Veterans by managing the logistics and flow of supplies and equipment. Supply Chain Management (SCM) ensures that the right equipment and supplies are available when needed, and the Supply Chain Management Product Line (SCM PL) encompasses the activities to procure resources, manage supplies, and deliver goods and services to providers and patients.

This team will be focused on implementing a scalable to support accelerated site deployment, while at the same time supporting integration with additional VA systems and sustainment of current integrations.

The team will have a blend of specific expertise and experience in SAFe Agile, Product Management, Development, Security and Operations (DevSecOps), engineering, and Data Migration.

The Lead Planner will to lead efforts to develop and maintain a project-level Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) for use on a day-to- day basis to monitor project execution, and periodically assessment overarching progress in meeting Project cost, schedule, and performance goals and objectives. IMS is used to estimate and verify attainability of Project objectives; to evaluate progress toward meeting implementation requirements; and to integrate within the Project schedule all Work Breakdown Structures, critical milestones, events, related dependencies, and associated activities.

  • Developing and maintaining a project-level IMS for use on a day-to-day basis to monitor project execution, and periodically assessing overarching progress in meeting project cost, schedule, and performance goals and objectives.
  • Maintaining project schedules, gathering requirements and updates from customers, and building custom reports and briefings for senior leadership.
  • Developing and deploying custom Business Intelligence reports within Project Server
  • Collecting, assessing and addressing customer requirements with organizational processes and business process management tools and adjusting/enhancing as necessary
  • Leading efforts to develop and maintain a project-level Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) for use on a day-to-day basis to monitor project execution, and periodically assessing overarching progress in meeting project cost, schedule, and performance goals and objectives.
  • Coordinating with high level program schedules at various levels.
  • Assisting in developing and proposing solutions for mitigating schedule-related risks; developing reports and displays as requested and/or in conjunction with project reviews; and performing and/or assisting in critical path analysis and other ad-hoc forms of schedule-related analysis.
  • Assisting in planning and scheduling tasks; developing baseline schedules and associated artifacts to meet contractual/project requirements, and monitoring, analyzing, and reporting performance against baseline schedules to ensure contractual, cost and schedule objectives are met.
  • Overseeing the incorporation of technical, logistical, contractual, and programmatic changes into the IMS on a real-time basis in order to maintain accurate and current project baselines and projections.
  • Reviewing, monitoring and tracking changes of stakeholder schedules on a recurring basis.
  • Consulting with management and customers on modifications for optimum schedules.
  • Publishing the IMS to a Project Server site to support the collection and organization of data and the interpretation of timelines.
  • Create and run ad hoc reports when requested by users and stakeholders, and verify the reports are accurate and as expected

For Colorado Residents
Colorado Salary Minimum: $53,289.60 Colorado Salary Maximum:$113,900.80 The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-28 Expires: 2023-10-01

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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