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Master Scheduler


Bridgeton, MO, US, 63044

Job ID: 102865 


The Leonardo DRS Land Systems business is a recognized leader in the design and integration of complex technologies into new and legacy systems and platforms for global military and commercial customers.

Job Summary

DRS Sustainment Systems Inc. is seeking a Full Time Master Scheduler. The ideal candidate will lead and execute tasks associated with Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) planning, development, execution and analysis. Analysis including reviewing scope and schedule performance.

Job Responsibilities

  • Define the schedule of a project or task
  • Support the Program Manager  in the creation of Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and lead in the development of schedules (including resource loading) for identified WBS elements
  • Create program IMS using Microsoft Project Professional (MPP)
  • Create, publish, and maintain an IMS on a MS Project Server
  • Create and maintain multiple schedules in a fast paced environment
  • Maintain schedules by creating and distributing extract files from the IMS to each Control Account Manager (CAM)
  • Analyze schedules, perform Critical Path Analysis and provide critical path impact reports with recommended conflict resolution actions.
  • Advise management of risks that may affect project profit, cost and schedules
  • Review all subcontractor and vendor change requests and advises Program Managers of any schedule impact of proposed design changes
  • Manipulate and update schedules during meetings
  • Interact with Executive Senior Leadership
  • Respond to questions regarding milestones and changes
  • Provide weekly /monthly program status updates including Earned Value Performance as appropriate
  • Lead and train employees regarding the critically, development, and execution of the scheduling process
  • Assist teams in the use of MS Project Professional
  • Participate in Program Proposal process with Business Development team
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization



  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline with a minimum of 8 years of Program Planning & Scheduling utilizing Microsoft Project Professional
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Project Professional desired
  • Must understand the various contract types, i.e. Cost Plus, T&M, FFP and ensure that all requirements of the prime contract are understood
  • Successful track record as part of a Program / Project Management Team
  • Experience with Earned Value Management System (EV/ EVMS)
  • Experienced in Schedule Analysis.
  • Familiarity with PMI and related Project Management and Scheduling best practices
  • Demonstrated experience in using MS Office suite products (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Strong oral and written communications skills


In compliance with Executive Order 14042 and the Company’s desire to protect the safety and health of our employees, customers, and communities, effective October 1, 2021, as a condition of employment the Company requires all newly hired US employees be fully vaccinated.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

QUALITY. We set high standards of performance, and consistently deliver excellent products and services.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY. We embrace different points of view, and continually foster an environment that enable all participants to contribute to their full potential.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com

Nearest Major Market: St Louis