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Senior Budget Analyst

Job ID: 2016305
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Oct 15, 2020
Category: Business Management
Subcategory: Finance
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Public Trust
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Yes

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Job Description


 SAIC and its Veterans Affairs (VA) Practice is one of the largest and fastest growing providers of consulting services to the Federal market.  SAIC is creating professional opportunities for those seeking a growth oriented business environment. Our professionals work with Government agencies and organizations to create efficiencies, increase organizational and human performance, reduce costs, improve operating results, and achieve mission success.


This is a 100% Remote / Work from home role. 

SAIC is seeking a Senior Budget Analyst to support the Identity and Access Management (IAM) Program with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). A Senior Budget Analyst is responsible for managing the annual operating budget of software development and sustainment Product Line at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This includes performing multi-year planning (MYP), developing an annual Budget Operating Plan (BOP), and creating acquisition packages for software product and service procurements.


Duties to include: 


  • Budget Management

    • Support VA customers by developing and executing an annual Budget Operating Plan (BOP) for their Product Line, to include multi-year planning estimates and an acquisition strategy for procuring IT products and services within the obligated funding amounts

    • Coordinate the MYP activities including preparation of sub-project justification forms and budget narratives

    • Provide day-to-day tracking of execution year funding

    • Monitor development and sustainment funding and track executions status throughout the fiscal year (FY)

    • Prepare unfunded requirements (UFR) documentation including acquisition plans and timelines, funds required, and impacts if not funded; lead all efforts to secure funding for UFRs or develop alternatives

    • Develop and update budget execution artifacts

    • Provide Earned Value Management (EVM) reports if applicable

    • Serve as the change control coordinator by supporting collaboration among the various product lines with regards to change request tracking; prepare inputs to Change Requests (CR) including justifications and coordinate review and approval

  • Acquisitions Management

    • Provide acquisition support services throughout all phases of the contracting life cycle, including preparation of procurement documents package and advisory support in preparation of artifacts such as Statement of Objectives, Performance Work Statements, and cost estimates.

    • Execute market research activities necessary to collect and analyze information about capabilities within the market to satisfy Product Line procurement needs and advise VA customers on findings

  • Reporting and Data Calls

    • Prepare, submit, and validate budget status reports and monthly “actuals” for inclusion in the monthly OMB IT Dashboard submission

    • Develop responses to budget and acquisition related data calls reporting requirements, and status reports such as status report of acquisitions and progress towards contract awards, status of funding obligations.

    • Prepare and review, in coordination with the VA customer, the projects budget and financial reports and budget execution schedules, which include:

      • Mid- and end-of-year reviews

      • Projected spend plans

      • Obligation tracking in the Budget Tracking Tool (BTT)

      • Monthly/Quarterly Program Reviews

      • Government Accountability Office (GAO) and Inspector General (OIG) inquiries

















Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:


    • Bachelor’s Degree in in engineering, finance, or a related scientific or technical discipline an 10 years of relevant experience. Will accept an additional 8 years’ experience in lieu of a degree. 

    • Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills

    • Competency in Microsoft applications, SharePoint, Project, and Visio

    • Ability to work on tight deadlines


Other Requirements:


    • Ability to work productively, conduct professional business, and be available during normal business hours in a fully remote work environment

    • Ability to effectively communicate, including talking and hearing.













SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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