Arlington, Virginia

**69517BR**

**Job Title:**

Senior Project Planning/Scheduling Engineer

**Job Description:**

As a Senior Project Planning/Scheduling Engineer in Cerner Government Services you will analyze proposals and contracts to identify project phases, forecast time and resource estimates and establish comprehensive master project schedules, considering appropriate sequencing of project phases and tasks, project dependencies and availability of funding and resources. You will oversee assignment of project team members or third parties to specific phases or tasks, proactively partnering with manpower analysts and resource managers to understand resource requirements and ensure resource availability. In scope will be to monitor project team delivery against project schedules, ensuring work meets scope, schedule and budget commitments. This role will allow you to review and approve changes to master project plans and schedules, analyze the operational, financial and contractual impacts and communicate to project team members and other stakeholders accordingly. You will provide regular updates to project leadership including overall schedule performance, operational trends and project risks and mitigation efforts. This role also will allow you to conduct analysis on the operational, financial and contractual impacts of delays, changes or other disruptions to the project schedule and the broader project’s success as well as perform schedule risk assessments (SRAs) to identify potential project risks and implement corrective actions, escalating to project leadership as necessary.

**Auto req ID:**

69517BR

**Additional Information:**

Applicants for U.S.-based positions with Cerner must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

Due to specific client contract requirements, this position requires that the successful candidate be a U.S. citizen. The client contract also requires receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for the position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

**Career Level:**

Professional

**Company Overview:**

Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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**Country:**

United States

**Qualifications:**

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's Degree or equivalent relevant work experience

+ At least 5 years of project/program management work experience including planning, scheduling and/or risk assessment work experience

+ Receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for your position

+ Due to the client contract you will be assigned, this position requires you to be a U.S. citizen

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's Degree in Business, Health Care, Information Technology or a related field or equivalent work experience

+ At least 3 year of project/program management work experience including planning, scheduling and/or risk assessment for federal government projects/programs work experience

+ Experience developing schedules that meet the DCMA and GOA scheduling standards

+ Project Management scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) certified

**Expectations:**

+ Willing to travel up to 5% as needed

+ Must currently reside in or be willing to relocate to the Arlington, VA area

+ Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations

+ Work in accordance with corporate and organizational security policies and procedures, understand personal role in safeguarding corporate and client assets, and take appropriate action to prevent and report any compromises of security within scope of position

+ Perform other responsibilities as assigned

**State/Province:**

Virginia

**Relocation Assistance Available:**

Yes - Domestic/Regional

**City:**

Arlington

**Virtual Eligible:**

No

**Job Family Group:**

Project Administration & Management

**Government Job:**

YES

Arlington, Virginia

Health care is too important to stay the same.™

For 40 years, we’ve worked at the intersection of health care and information technology to connect people and systems around the world. We use the latest technology to create solutions that let communities and people engage in their own health. Whether they are supporting the clinical, financial or operational areas of a hospital or health system, our tools are designed to work for today and think for tomorrow.

We support our clients by surfacing data that enables them to make informed decisions for better management of operations, while arming their clinicians with the information they need to provide smarter care. Empowering them to know, manage and engage with the people they serve. All to disrupt the industry and transform the way health care is delivered.

It’s our mission to relentlessly seek breakthrough innovation that will shape health care of tomorrow. And we believe that what we do doesn’t just impact health care – it impacts the world. It’s why, more than ever, health care is too important to stay the same.™

Your talent can accelerate our progress in changing health care around the world. Your ideas can open pathways to life-changing solutions, and your ambitions can have real impact with Cerner, where we believe in developing talent and growing careers from within. Imagine where your abilities can lead us as we work to deliver a better tomorrow for people and populations around the globe.

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