Project Scheduler, VA

October 30, 2019
Tampa, FL
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The Health group provides solutions to help government healthcare agencies lower administrative costs, reduce fraud and abuse, and improve the quality of services for individuals. We also provide analytics that combine clinical knowledge with big data technology and techniques to transform petabytes of data into meaningful solutions for our customers.


Perspecta is seeking an experienced project manager with expertise in Project Planning/Scheduling. The successful candidate has experience from high level schedule management to detailed project schedule support. This individual will work for a major VA EHRM application testing organization working with various applications to include but are not limited to re-hosted, VistA legacy, Cerner Millennium, COTS/GOTS integration with VistA legacy and others. Support will specifically include overall project planning for systems architecture and systems integration activities with significant emphasis on testing and integration with external components, ensuring smooth interaction and maximum efficiencies. Candidate will actively participate in collaborative meetings with the VA Testing Services (TS) customer, TS teammates, VA project teams and other key stakeholders. They are responsible for the following:

    • Preparing regular Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) updates and reports for program management, customers, and/or business management personnel
    • Monitoring progress against scheduled activities and identifying performance variances to facilitate focus on critical areas as well as developing and implementing work-around or recovery plans.
    • Timely preparation and submission of contract deliverables related to the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)
    • Ensuring that all schedules and contract deliverables are fully compliant with internal policies, customer, and industry requirements
    • Identifying program issues and risks and rapidly identify mitigation strategies.
    • Use analytical and investigation skills to provide input on issues, risks, schedules, obstacles, including tracking and reporting on performance progress.



Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.

Expertise in Primavera, Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint, and Viseo

Experience Working With VA As a Project Planner/scheduler Preferred

Must be able to achieve a VA Position of Trust

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector—from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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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 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 contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Company Description

At Perspecta we question, we seek and we solve. Perspecta brings a diverse set of capabilities to our U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care and state and local markets. Our 260+ patents are more than just pieces of paper, they tell the story of our innovation. With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to not only execute the mission, but build and support the backbone that enables it. For more information about Perspecta, visit

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