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Schedule Risk Assessment Analyst

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Job ID: 219530
Location: ALEXANDRIA, VA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 7, 2021
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Schedule Risk Assessment Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse, and highly motivated individuals supporting the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E)).  The perfect candidate will have in-depth technical knowledge and experience with schedule analysis existing and advanced concepts, DoD weapon systems and their capabilities, concept of operations, and limitations.

Job duties include:

  • Perform schedule analysis and assessment of schedule aspects of technical planning and technical management of a specific program as part of OSD’s Independent Technical Risk Assessments (ITRA) during critical acquisition milestones.
  • Contribute to ITRA plans, preliminary and final reports, briefings
  • Participate in PDR/CDR assessments of ACAT 1D programs, identify risk and recommend mitigation measures
  • Support DT&E Sufficiency and Performance Assessments
  • Analyze the health of developed program schedules and provide tailored recommendations for improvement
  • Collect, analyze, and report key schedule performance and execution metrics to support benchmarking and program assessments

Work will be performed primarily via telework, at the Pentagon and/or  the Mark Center in Alexandria, VA.


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree and fifteen (15) years of related experience. B.S. degree in a scientific, engineering, technical, or analytical discipline; Master's degree and thirteen (13) years of related experience. 
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in relevant schedule analysis methods, processes and tools (e.g., DCMA 14-point analysis, Critical Path Method (CPM) and Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT), COTS project management and schedule analysis tools (e.g., Primavera, Microsoft Project), etc.)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Expertise and experience in evaluating integrated program schedules for complex DoD weapons systems


  •  Active Top Secret/SCI eligibility

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.


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.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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