Acquisition Program Analyst, SME (RPA Programs for AQI - Information Dominance Programs Directorate)
OPEN JOB: Acquisition Program Analyst, SME (RPA Programs for AQI - Information Dominance Programs Directorate) LOCATION: Pentagon CLEARANCE: TOP SECRET SCI COMPENSATION: $150,000 DEGREE: MASTERS JOB CODE: 5623
**This position is currently telework eligible, with on-site work happening approximately 3 days per week. The Acquisition Program Analyst, SME will be working at the SME level directly supporting Headquarters-level actions regarding Air Force Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) programs such as the MQ-1 Predator and the MQ-9 Reaper. 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, 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 materials.
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
10 years of acquisition experience in a System Program Office and/or Air Force Headquarters, plus 5 years of experience working on or directly supporting Med. Altitude RPA development, operations or sustainment.
Deep familiarity with the following software programs: MS PowerPoint, MS Word, and MS Excel.
Firm understanding of the various organizations in the involved Med Altitude RPA enterprise and how their role in successful fielding of sustainment modifications and new systems.
Master's Degree in Business, Finance, Engineering, or related discipline.
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.