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Operations Support Officer

Job ID: 214527
Location: PICATINNY ARSENAL, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Apr 16, 2021
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Policy Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking an Operations Support Officer in Picatinny Arsenal NJ. The Operations Support Officer will support management of day to day operations ensuring adequate administrative support is provided to the Product Manager (PdM), and Deputy Product Manager (DPdM). Note: This position is temporarily a remote / virtual / work from home position due to COVID-19, but will ultimately be required be 100% onsite in Picatinny Arsenal, NJ once restrictions are lifted for this location.


 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Apply knowledge of the Army Acquisition process and develop techniques to improve effectiveness and productivity in support of the overall mission. 
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to prepare and review draft briefings, information papers and Executive Summaries including the level of detail and layout appropriate for the intended audience. 
  • Render advice and assistance to the PdM and higher level staff pertaining to assigned programs, objectives, problems, funding considerations, etc. 
  • Provide support during briefings, VIP visits, program management reviews, and organizational off site meetings. 
  • Develop and review draft recommendations for internal control procedures. 
  • Manage internal databases, and maintain portfolio information on the PM MAS Dashboard.



Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors and six (6) years or more of related experience; Masters and four (4) years or more experience; Four (4) additional years of related experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Knowledge and experience with the Army Acquisition process, including JCIDS and PPBE.
  • Should also have experience running/ managing an Army program.
  • Must currently have or be able to obtain a SECRET Security Clearance. May begin working with an interim clearance.


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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