Program Planning and Scheduling Analyst III

in Colorado Springs, CO

Program Planning and Scheduling Analyst III Job

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    Colorado Springs, CO 80917, US

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Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Program Planning and Scheduling Analyst III to join our team at our client’s site in Colorado Springs, CO.

Are you looking for an opportunity to deepen your planning and scheduling skills in a meaningful work environment that supports and protects explorers and heroes?

As a Program Planning and Scheduling Analyst III, you will be using your skills and expertise to prepare, develop and coordinate our integrated master plan and integrated master schedule to meet our program objectives and ensure major projects and program schedules and plans are horizontally and vertically integrated across the enterprise. You'll be expected to be proficiently tracking plans and schedules, performing risk analysis, identifying and resolving critical path and network logic conflicts utilizing Gantt, PERT, milestone charts, earned value management and other project management techniques. You'll evaluate the level of schedule compliance and identify reasons for completion shortfalls.

The ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance), Aviation, and Security (IAS) business area is a leader in ISR and aviation, it is a leading prime manned and unmanned aircraft systems integrator for innovative, high-performance ISR and aviation systems. Its end-to-end Command, Control, Computers, Communications and Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities encompass design, integration, test, certification, ground/flight training and complete logistics support. IAS tailors solutions to customer cost, performance, and schedule requirements and designs to consistently exceed expectations – with an unrivaled record of on time and on (or under) budget deliveries.

* This role is open to a hybrid schedule


  • A Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, economics, engineering, or a related field and 6 years or more of related work experience
  • Higher education may substitute for relevant experience
  • Foundational understanding of Program Management processes
  • Experience in Microsoft Project Professional or other scheduling tools
  • Knowledge and understanding  of how to develop and build an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and Integrated Master Plan (IMP)
  • Experience in working with internal and external stakeholders to track required activities, dependencies, durations, and resources in accordance with the project lifecycle
  • Understanding of Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) development
  • Understanding and application of Critical Path Analysis
  • Understanding of and application of Schedule Performance and Health Metric Analysis
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance is required


  • Knowledge of DCMA 14-piont & IPMR DI_MGMT-81861
  • Understanding of Mil Standard 881
  • Experience with Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)
  • Understanding and application of Critical Path Analysis and Schedule Risk Analysis
  • Understanding of and application of Schedule Performance and Heath Metric Analysis
  • Knowledge of engineering design and life cycle concepts
  • Knowledgeable of how to assemble and build an Integrated master Schedule (IMS)
  • Understanding of Event versus Product based schedules,
  • Understanding of Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) development
  • Understanding of Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) development
  • Experience in the development and maintenance of resource loaded integrated master schedules to include detailed schedule analysis, rolling wave planning, health assessments, schedule risk assessments, and critical/driving path analysis
  • Experience in facilitation of resource leveling; validation of remaining work; identification and resolution of critical path conflicts; analysis of impacts to schedule of any proposed changes
  • Ability to work across multiple software systems and comprehend system relationships
  • Ability to develop and conduct relevant stakeholder learning sessions.
  • Foundational understanding of Program Management processes
  • Knowledge of DoD, government contracting and/or public auditing, policies, standards, and procedures
  • Knowledge of Cobra a plus

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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Who We Are

Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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