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Sr. Principal Program Management Analyst

Job ID: 2308202
Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Date Posted: Aug 14, 2023
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC's Horizon program is seeking Sr. Principal Program Management Analyst  with varying levels of experience and backgrounds to support the U.S. Space Forces mission of delivering warfighter capability via the Space Systems Command's Space Domain Awareness and Combat Power weapon system portfolio located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.   

The Horizon program is supporting Government weapon systems program offices with subject matter experts that have a background with the Department of Defense major capability acquisition process.  Horizon team members provide systems acquisitions and program management support on various capability development programs that are intended to protect and defend the Nation's most valuable space assets. Our team is at the forefront of the advising and assisting the Government throughout the full lifecycle of systems acquisition processes that enable in most instances, rapid fielding to meet warfighter needs.  

Fun stuff you will be doing on the job:

  • You'll provide advice to Program/Project Managers regarding acquisition strategies, schedules, contracting, budgeting, and execution 

  • You'll prepare periodic status reports, coordinate, and execute periodic staff meetings and technical interchange meetings, and develop acquisition plans, schedules, and executive program briefings 

  • You will develop, draft, and coordinate overarching program planning and execution documents asAc prescribed by/tailored from DoDI 5000.02 / Acquisition Framework, and relevant DoD, AF, and local unit policies that pertain to rapid prototyping 

  • You will provide technical and programmatic assessments of contractor design/milestone reviews to assess progress, risks and issues, and the ability to achieve mission requirements 

  • And you'll provide program element coordination, staffing and monitoring; advise and assist government customer regarding funding commitments, obligations, and expenditures as well as drafting and supporting delivery of program funding documentation and monthly financial reports 


This is you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business management or equivalent business-related discipline and 14 years or more years in government weapon systems acquisitions and program management and, or Contracts management within the Department of Defense or 12 years if you have a Master's Degree. 4 additional years of experience may be used in lieu of degree. 

  • Must have an in-scope background investigation (SSBI/T5) and the ability to obtain Sensitive Compartment Information and Special Access Program accesses as well as be willing to consent to a polygraph examination 

  • Experience with Department of Defense Major Capability Acquisition System processes 

  • Experience with Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System processes 

  • Experience with Planning, Programing, Budget and Execution processes


You will wow us even more if you have these skills:

  • Master’s degree in business management, technical management, and/or engineering 

  • Professional certifications (e.g., PMI PMP) 

  • Experience in the National Security Space and, or the Space Control mission area 

Target salary range: $150,001 - $175,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

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