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Program Control Analyst, Sr. Principal (Horizon)

Job ID: 2117906
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 2, 2021
Category: Business Management
Subcategory: Program Control
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Program Control Analyst, Sr. Principal to support our customer within the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) Special Programs (SP) Directorate by providing program oversight and management, resource analysis, budget execution, and financial management support.



  • Oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serve as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management

  • Review status of projects and budgets

  • Develop and maintain organizational financial databases

  • Coordinate financial issues, tasks, and requests for senior leader decision and information briefings

  • Assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives

  • Develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients

  • Manage financial resourcing for current and future DoD acquisition programs with diverse funding types including Procurement, Research and Development, and Operations and Maintenance, using the DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting & Execution (PPBE) process

  • Assist in management of contract actions

  • Coordinate with subject matter experts to identify budgetary estimates

  • Reconcile accounts and resolve discrepancies

  • Coordinate and attend financial management meetings and reviews

  • Participate in budget queries

  • Prepare financial status reports

  • Perform budget execution and administration work involving monitoring current year and prior year obligations incurred and actual expenditures of budgets

  • Perform budget formulation work involving preparation of detailed analyses and estimates of funding needs for one or more budget years



  • Requires an active TS/SCI Security Clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or management, finance, or accounting and 15+ years of related experience or Master's degree and 13+ years of experience.
  • Knowledge of Program Objective Memorandum (POM), Future Year Defense Plan (FYDP) Defense Guidance, and Joint Strategic Planning Systems
  • Advanced skills with MS Office tools particularly MS Excel
  • Knowledge of commonly used budgetary methods, practices, procedures, regulations, policies, and processes
  • Skill in gathering, assembling, and analyzing factual information, such as in accounting reports, payroll records, work reports, or inventory and supply data


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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