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Schedule Risk Assessment Analyst

Job ID: 219530
Location: ALEXANDRIA, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 25, 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
Potential for Remote Work: No
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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


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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