Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Analyst

Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
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. Objective. Responsive. Trusted.


SPA’s Sea Land Air (SLA) Division supports a diverse portfolio of national security government clients, including the Undersea Enterprise, the Navy Surface Community, the Navy MPTE Enterprise, the Air Force, Army, DoD Agencies, DARPA, international clients including the Canadian Navy and Australian Defence Force.  Our primary objective is to provide timely, objective and analytic assessments that integrate the policy, operational, technical, programmatic and acquisition aspects of our clients’ challenges.


Leveraging both in-domain and cross-domain expertise to maximize our clients’ success, SLA Division acts as trusted agents to senior decision-makers and key leaders and excels at providing data driven analytic insights, systems engineering, strategies and plans that address current and emerging challenges to national security.


The Naval Surface Warfare Group (NSWG), within SLA Division, focuses primarily on providing analytic and program support to the Surface Warfare component of the United States Navy, enabling enhanced decision-making regarding the allocation of resources to improve operational capabilities. This support includes personnel, manpower, and training support to OPNAV N1.


NSWG has an immediate or near term need for an FMS Analyst. #MC


Supports the efforts and actions of the Case Manager/Program Managers/Team Lead for various Foreign Military Sales (FMS) programs. With other members of the Security Cooperation team, and under direction of the Case Manager/Program Manager/Team Lead, assists the Case Manager in analyzing and managing all aspects of FMS casework in accordance with the Arms Export Control Act, the Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR) as well as applicable DoD Acquisition policy guidance, including: 1) Perform case management support including analysis, tracking, and responding to requests from foreign governments; 2) Provide administrative services including using automated office equipment to produce a variety of documents and locating and assembling information for various reports, briefings, and conferences, and 3) Support the risk management process including; risk identification, risk analysis, risk mitigation planning, mitigation plan implementation, and risk tracking.


Required Qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in program management, technical or business analysis discipline, related to weapon systems acquisition and life cycle management
  • FMS support experience
  • Current Secret security clearance

Desired Qualifications: 

  • BS or BA degree in a business, management or relevant technical discipline


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