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Mercury Systems Program Scheduler in Andover, Massachusetts


  • Collaborate with Program Management, Engineering and Operations Leads to develop an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) for each program to support proposal pricing, program baseline development and periodic program status.

  • Work closely with Leads and Program Finance to ensure schedules and costs are accurate and comprehensive, and include milestones, deliverables, dependencies, predecessors, successors, lag time, and all other pertinent project data

  • Perform critical path analysis and advise on status and recommendations for risk reduction

  • Ensure the accuracy of project planning data that is used in the execution of projects, resource planning, and revenue forecasting is up to date and accurate

  • Assist program management team with initial baseline and rolling wave planning

  • During program execution, provide periodic reporting to program management team

  • Meet periodically with PM, Leads, and Program Finance to review project deadlines and activities; ensure Estimate to Complete (ETC) budgets and durations are properly reflected in the project schedule

  • Monitor and measure project progress, identify and work program-wide issues, and provide support to Program Management with respect to budget impact analysis, including cost, schedule, and deliverables

  • Develop, and continue to improve upon, scheduling processes and templates


  • Experience in applying and interpreting integrated cost/schedule and critical path methodologies

  • Demonstrated understanding of Earned Value (EV) management principles and their application to complex projects

  • Experience using Deltek Open Plan and/or MS Project to monitor and status large projects

  • Experience working on DoD programs

  • Experience in creating Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)

  • Experience running schedule analysis and schedule health checks

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Applications (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Understanding of systems/project engineering concepts and practices

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Detail-oriented

  • Self-motivated

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to multitask

  • Candidate must be a US Citizen

  • Candidate must either currently possess, or be able to obtain, a DoD Clearance

Education: Bachelor Degree preferred and minimum of 3+ years experience

Why should you join Mercury Systems?

Mercury Systems is leading Commercial Provider of secure sensor and mission processing subsystems. We are pioneering a next generation defense electronics business model specifically designed to meet the current industry's current and emerging technology needs. The size and makeup of our organization enable forward thinking, entrepreneurial professionals thrive and prosper.

Our Culture

We are committed to making Mercury a great place to work, no matter where our employees are located. We offer a casual and enjoyable atmosphere that allows employees to learn and grow. We help and care for one another and work as one to achieve results for us and for our customers. We value communication and transparency, and strive to foster two-way dialogue at all levels of the organization. We are committed to lifelong learning, offering comprehensive skills training and tuition reimbursement. Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or you are an experienced professional, it's important to us that you feel recognized and rewarded for your contributions.

To find out more about what it's like working at Mercury, visit the Mercury Community or find answers to general questions at Mercury FAQs

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Mercury Systems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Mercury Systems is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

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