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Chief Program Management Analyst

Company: SAIC
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

SAIC's Horizon program is seeking Chief Program Management Analyst with varying levels of experience and backgrounds to support the U.S. Space Forces mission of delivering warfighter capability via the Space Systems Command's Space Domain Awareness and Combat Power weapon system portfolio located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
The Horizon program is supporting Government weapon systems program offices with subject matter experts that have a background with the Department of Defense major capability acquisition process. Horizon team members provide systems acquisitions and program management support on various capability development programs that are intended to protect and defend the Nation's most valuable space assets. Our team is at the forefront of the advising and assisting the Government throughout the full lifecycle of systems acquisition processes that enable in most instances, rapid fielding to meet warfighter needs.
Typical responsibilities You'll be working on:

  • You'll provide advice to Program/Project Managers regarding acquisition strategies, schedules, contracting, budgeting, and execution

  • You'll prepare periodic status reports, coordinate, and execute periodic staff meetings and technical interchange meetings, and develop acquisition plans, schedules, and executive program briefings

  • You will develop, draft, and coordinate overarching program planning and execution documents asAc prescribed by/tailored from DoDI 5000.02 / Acquisition Framework, and relevant DoD, AF, and local unit policies that pertain to rapid prototyping

  • You will provide technical and programmatic assessments of contractor design/milestone reviews to assess progress, risks and issues, and the ability to achieve mission requirements

  • And you'll provide program element coordination, staffing and monitoring; advise and assist government customer regarding funding commitments, obligations, and expenditures as well as drafting and supporting delivery of program funding documentation and monthly financial reports

    To be successful with this position, You must have the following skills/experience and education:

    • Bachelor's degree in business management or equivalent business-related discipline and eighteen (18) or more years in government weapon systems acquisitions and program management and, or Contracts management within the Department of Defense. Sixteen (16) years if you have a Master's Degree, or thirteen (13) years' of experience if you have a PhD.

    • Must have an in-scope background investigation (SSBI/T5) and the ability to obtain Sensitive Compartment Information and Special Access Program accesses as well as be willing to consent to a counter-intelligence polygraph examination

      Your Experience should include the following:

      • Department of Defense Major Capability Acquisition System process

      • Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System process

      • Planning, Programing, Budget and Execution process

        Though not required, we'd be thrilled if you have these skills:

        • Master's degree in business management, technical management, and/or engineering

        • Professional certifications (e.g., PMI PMP)

        • Experience in the National Security Space and, or the Space Control mission area

          If this isn't the position for you but you know who could do the job and you want to refer, we will pay you. If they get Hired - You get Paid. Refer TODAY! (
          Target salary range: $175,001 - $200,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
          Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site. REQNUMBER: 2306688
          SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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