Senior Acquisitions Program Analyst – USAF Global Powers
OPEN JOB: Senior Acquisitions Program Analyst – USAF Global Powers LOCATION: Pentagon CLEARANCE: Top Secret w SCI eligibility COMPENSATION TARGET: $140,000 - $145,000
**This position is currently telework eligible due to COVID, with on-site work happening 2-3 days per week. When the Pentagon re-opens fully, this position may be on-site more frequently. AQP, Global Power Programs Directorate, directs, plans, and programs for development, procurement, and product support of $10B portfolio of global power programs. The portfolio includes legacy fighters such as the F-15, F-16 and A-10 as well as fifth-generation aircraft like the F-22 and F-35. The Senior Acquisition Program Analyst focuses on conventional weapons and weapon enablers, including Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM), Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM), Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM), Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS), Aerial Targets and Combat Training Ranges. Tasks for this position include:
Supporting Headquarters Air Force (HAF) budget preparation and defense, SAE oversight and decision-making activities, PEO program execution and oversight efforts of aircraft platform.
Maintaining and analyzing planning, scheduling, and management data
Studying, analyzing, and providing recommendations on requirements, acquisition strategies, program documentation, program phase transition plans, supplemental information, and program execution
Providing honest broker assessments of programs approaching milestone decisions and of prime contractor technical and operational issues
Researching and analyzing program trends, identifying issues, and recommending solutions
Making recommendations on the allocation of funding, establishment of program goals, objectives, and schedules, and the formulation of program direction
Tracking compliance with stated program direction and identifying issues
Identifying and researching programmatic issues and tradeoffs in terms of required capabilities, costs, and schedules
Reviewing and providing recommendations on existing and proposed Air Force acquisition and capability area policies and implementation
Reviewing and evaluating the impact of national, DoD, JCS, and civil government policies and activities that affect Air Force acquisition programs and capability areas
Maintaining historical Air Force weapon program documentation and developing summary documents/briefings and training material
Providing short notice, quick-reaction analyses of critical programmatic issues in the context of Congressional, OSD Staff, Joint Staff, HQ USAF, Major Air Command (MAJCOM), North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), coalition, or bi-lateral activities
Preparing Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) documentation to ensure they accurately articulate the current program
Supporting the HAF review process - Air Force Requirements Oversight Council (AFROCs), Joint Warfighting Capabilities Assessment (JWCAs), Defense Acquisition Boards (DABs), Congressional cycle, Acquisition Strategy Panels (ASPs), Air Force Review Board (AFRBs), Configuration Steering Board (CSB), Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports, etc.
Reviewing and documenting Mandatory Declassification Review (MDR) and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests
Monitoring on-going studies, analyses, and developmental work relevant to weapon systems
Supporting program-specific efforts like Concept of Operations (CONOPS) development, Capability Development Documents (CDD), Capability Production Documents (CPD), Information Exchange Requirements (IER), and requirements working groups
Reviewing and providing data to assist in preparation for legislative hearings, program documentation, briefing packages and read-aheads, Congressional staffer visits, and other events to ensure an integrated and consistent Air Force position in response to Congressional questions, issues, and requests for information on assigned program/portfolio
Any other tasks closely associated with the performance of duties list above and as coordinated with the COR.
Active Top Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility
Master’s degree in a Business, Finance or Engineering discipline.
A total of 10 years of acquisition experience in a System Program Office and/or Air Force Headquarters.
DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) process, to include development of budget documentation and familiarity with analyzing budget execution
Congressional and Media relations and associated technical writing skills
Conventional weapons and weapon enablers, per the position description
MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please respond back and include the following: • Full MS WORD Resume • Required compensation • Contact information • Availability
Upon receipt, one of our managers will contact you to discuss in full