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Senior Program Analyst

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Job ID: 2201436
Location: FORT BELVOIR, VA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 7, 2022
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
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 looking for a Senior Program Analyst to provide dedicated Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) support to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Nuclear Enterprise Support Directorate, Mission Assurance Division. The Program Analyst provides program planning and execution advice and assistance support to the division leadership and administrative support to the Balanced Survivability Assessment (BSA) Program.

This position oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between government project management and planning, and project execution. Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients. Responsible for ensuring project requirements and responsibilities are being accomplished, including working on the definition and implementation of project planning techniques to provide visibility into project execution.

Primary duties include:

  • Develop and coordinate Spend Plans
  • Provide assistance/expertise in drafting procurement documentation (e.g., Statements of Work/Performance Work Standards, Contract Data Requirements Lists, CLINS, etc.)
  • Assist in the financial monitoring, oversight and reporting (e.g., personnel travel; tracking commitments, obligations and expenditures; contractor cost data, burn rates, trends, shortfalls, etc.)
  • Assist/advise the Program Managers (PM) and Contracting Officer Representative (COR) with annual closeout procedures.
  • Execute day-to-day coordination with the assigned government Contracting financial analyst to provide accurate accounting of expenditures, obligations, unliquidated obligations, and real-time financial data.
  • Prepare briefs to senior leaders as required
  • Address requests for information from agencies / offices internal and external to DTRA
  • Attend Mission Assurance senior level meetings and other operational sync meetings
  • Assist in management and reporting of MA Programs
  • Assist in gathering data and answering EIS taskers as assigned


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree and six (6) years of experience; Master's Degree and four (4) years of experience
  • Two or more years experience working in DoD programs
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, preferably including Microsoft Project
  • Strong financial skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic understanding of Government contracting processes and practices
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills, team player
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills


  • Active TS/SCI

Desired Qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge of military operations and familiar with strategic planning and joint operations with major Command staff activities.
  • Polished speaker capable of interacting with senior Government leadership as well as capable of preparing papers, reports and briefings.
  • 3-10 years relevant experience with DoD programs
  • Prior experience with DTRA programs, specifically within DTRA Nuclear Enterprise
  • Understanding of J10MA assessment programs, preferably prior experience with mission assurance programs and/or assessments
  • Prior interactions with OSD, Joint Staff, CCMDs, Military Services, and other government agencies
  • Possesses military Staff/War College training, strong writing and briefing skills, and coaching and leading skills


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.


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