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Program Analyst Sr.

Job ID: 215572
Location: LORTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 23, 2021
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior Program Analyst. The SAIC Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Research & Development Directorate (DTRA RD) Advisory and Assistance Services team requires a Program Analyst to support the Counter-WMD Technologies Special Programs Division.  Overall duties involve providing project management support to a Division that manages advanced research and development (R&D) programs focused on countering weapons of mass destruction.  The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate exceptional communications skills and the ability to work in a fast paced program management environment.

Specific Job duties:  Support the Counter WMD Technologies Special Programs Office by:

  • Identifying project requirements
  • Conducting market research
  • Preparing acquisition documentation
  • Preparing purchase request packages for entry into an automated purchase request system
  • Managing project budgets
  • Tracking work progress and funds expenditures
  • Developing project documentation and briefings
  • Supporting DTRA program managers in development of Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) documentation


Education & Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business, technical or communications discipline with 6 years of relevant experience or a Master’s degree in a business, technical or communications discipline with 4 years of experience
  • Outstanding writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in DoD program management and PPBE processes
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office products to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


  • Current/active DoD TS/SCI security clearance.

Preferred Qualifcations

  • Experience in DoD Research and Development programs
  • Experience in support of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency or a similar military staff
  • DoD acquisition or financial experience
  • DoD program management, PPBE, and DoD/federal acquisition experience
  • Certified Project Management Professional
  • Completion of applicable Defense Acquisition University PM Level II courses
  • Completion of DTRA PM specific courses
  • Ability to read contract sections for accuracy, issues and extraction of data to assist management in oversight  
  • Knowledge of/familiarity with PIEE, WAWF and EDA systems (Procurement Integrated Enterprise Environment Wide Area WorkFlow, Electronic Data Access)

Target salary range: $75,001 - $100,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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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