Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

Transitioning SWO Junior Officer

Job Locations US-DC
Program Analysis
Security Clearance Requirement
Regular Full-Time


Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) delivers high-impact, technical solutions to complex national security issues. With over 50 years of business expertise and consistent growth, we are known for continuous innovation for our government customers, in both the US and abroad. Our exceptionally talented team is highly collaborative in spirit and practice, producing Results that Matter. Come work with the best! We offer opportunity, unique challenges, and clear-sighted commitment to the mission. SPA: Objective. Responsive. Trusted.  


The Integrated Warfare Systems Group (IWSG) focus is to provide engineering, technical and programmatic support to the Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems, Above Water Sensors (PEO IWS 2.0) Directorate. Efforts include overarching program management, test and evaluation, systems engineering, operations analysis, systems integration, international, cyber security, IT network and programmatic support for over 25 PEO IWS 2.0 advanced radar, phased array radar, electronic warfare, electro-optic, advanced off-board electronic warfare/decoy and directed energy programs.


We are seeking a mid-level Program Analyst to provide programmatic support to the U.S. Navy Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems, Above Water Sensors & Lasers Directorate (PEO IWS 2.0).

Hybrid work is allowed but you must have the flexibility to work at least 1 day per week in the Washington Navy Yard area. 

You will be expected to work with the Government Program Manager to support current and future Milestone approval process and Request for Proposal (RFP) development or related efforts, specifically Acquisition Strategy/Plans, recommendations on contract structure and CDRL development, and Milestone documentation development, adjudication, and tracking. You will collaborate with stakeholders across industry and Government to ensure program requirements, capabilities, planning, and development supports program schedules and requirements. You will maintain and update program documentation, including, but not limited to, program schedule(s), organization charts, program status briefings and other documentation as required.

We don’t expect you to come in with any expertise but we do expect you to consistently demonstrate strong attributes to quickly build competencies and provide the highest quality products and services to our clients. We look for traits such as how you solve problems when you’re stuck. Do you look for creative ways to find solutions? Do you seek out references and teach yourself how to do something new? Do you collaborate with your colleagues? If you take initiatives like these, you would fit in well with our high performing team.


  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • At least 4 years relevant work experience including military or acquisition program office environment experience, to include practical working knowledge and experience with acquisition documentation, processes, protocols, formats, and deadlines
  • Active DoD SECRET security clearance, with the ability to maintain the clearance throughout employment

Desired Qualifications

  • Surface Navy or electronic warfare experience


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