Acquisition Program Analyst, Senior (Weapons Portfolio, AQP)
OPEN JOB: Acquisition Program Analyst, Senior (Weapons Portfolio, AQP) CLEARANCE: TS/SCI LOCATION: US-DC-Pentagon/WDC COMP: $150,000 JOB CODE: INT 05609
Responsibilities: This position supports the Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition (SAF/AQ). The objective is to provide specialized expertise to complement the organization’s inherent resources for effective and efficient mission accomplishment and continuity, introduction of innovation, and enhancement of technical competence. The contractor shall support the entire spectrum of acquisition and sustainment efforts as necessary to support the respective Government organizations. **This position is currently telework eligible, with in person meetings happening 3-4 days per week.
The Acquisition Program Analyst, Seniorfocuses on the Weapons portfolio (AMRAAM (AIM-120) & AIM-9X, JATM, Classified A-A) under the Global Power portfolio, developing documentation to support Air Force budget requests, and generating decision-quality information for Air Force senior leaders.
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 platforms.
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, identify issues, and recommend 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 identify 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 develop 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 with SCI eligibility Clearance
10 years of acquisition experience in a System Program Office and/or Air Force Headquarters.
Masters Degree in Business, Finance, or Engineering.
Strong knowledge in AMRAAM (AIM-120) & AIM-9X, JATM, Classified A-A is desired but not required.
DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) process, to include development of budget documentation and familiarity with analyzing budget execution
Familiarity with the following software programs: MS PowerPoint, MS Word, and MS Excel.
If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please respond back and include the following:
MS WORD Resume
Upon receipt, one of our managers will contact you to discuss the position in full detail.