Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

  • Advanced Radars Program Management Analyst

    Job Locations US-DC-District of Columbia
    Systems Engineering: Acquisition
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Integrated Warfare Systems Group’s (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. IWSG staff support a variety of tasks including; support and completion of major technical reviews; producing required acquisition documentation; meeting critical program milestone deadlines; managing program needs and external requirements, and ensuring the right resources are provided to the right priorities at the right time. #IN123 #CJ


    SPA has an opening for an Advanced Radars Program Management Analyst to provide direct support to the Advanced Radars (Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) and Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar (EASR)) Program in support of PEO IWS 2.0 Above Water Sensors.  Primary responsibilities include:

    • Provide programmatic services vice technical services to the Advanced Radars Principal Assistant Program Manager (PAPM), EASR Military Deputy, and EASR Assistant Program Manager (APM)
    • Communicate with Working Group leads, technical Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), PAPMs, and APMs
    • Provide support in the execution of planned and emergent tasking, coordination and participation in technical and programmatic meetings
    • Analyze, evaluate and provide recommendations on program Review contractor deliverables, provide program review support and cost analysisand milestone documentation
    • Provide liais Previous on support representing EASR to SSDS, Carrier/Amphibious/Frigate Program Offices and other stakeholder organizations
    • Answer data calls and inquiries from various stakeholders, review contractor deliverables, provide program review support and cost analysis
    • Host weekly/bi-weekly coordination meetings, maintain the EASR program calendar, and coordinate briefing packages with the technical team. 
    • Provide agenda, action items tracker updates, and developing meeting minutes
    • Anticipate client needs and offer solutions
    • Develop emails, briefings, spreadsheets, papers, or other products that meet all of the expressed client requirements with high visual and informational quality
    • Keep a repository of program briefings to update or repurpose, as needed
    • Provide frequent onsite support at the Washington Navy Yard 


    The successful candidate will possess:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, or other related technical degree
    • At least 4 years of relevant work experience
    • Experience developing high quality program briefings for clients and senior leadership
    • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, provide high quality services and products, while meeting strict deadlines and time constraints
    • Ability to operate in a highly dynamic environment with a wide variety of programmatic/technical challenges
    • Proficiency with MS Office suite
    • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
    • Must be energetic, thoughtful, product-oriented, dependable, flexible, open-minded individual with an eagerness to learn with demonstrated strong work ethic
    • Demonstrated forward thinking and proactive problem solving skills
    • Current DoD Secret level clearance


    Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience working in a Navy acquisition program office environment with documentation, protocols, formats, and deadlines
    • Above Water Warfare Sensors or Ship Self-Defense System (SSDS) experience


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