Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

Program Management Specialist

Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
ID
2020-4874
Category
Program Management
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) is a well-established and progressive defense contracting company headquartered in the Northern Virginia area just a few miles south of the Pentagon.  We are a professional services firm established in 1972 that has a long-standing reputation for unrivaled technical and analytical support to some of the top decision makers in the Federal Sector. We do state of the art work and have a cadre of outstanding professionals on our team.

 

SPA’s Emerging Markets Group is responsible for a broad range of analytical, systems engineering, independent assessments, strategic planning, and technology research, development, testing and evaluation (RDT&E) programs in support of new SPA markets, as well as the company’s San Diego office and portfolio.

 

SPA has a future need for Program Management Analysts at junior, mid, and senior levels.  Work is expected to begin in FY 2021.

Responsibilities

Successful Program Management Analysts will be responsible for some or all of the following items, depending upon seniority: 1) Meeting support (develop agenda, facilitate discussion, document minutes, record actions), 2) Manage document repositories, construct presentations and supporting documentation tailored for specific audiences, 3) Develop schedules and plans of action and milestones (POAM), 4) Develop work breakdown structures, develop requirements traceability matrices, conduct risk management, spend plan development, contribute to the preparation of cost estimates, development of funding requests for program corrections and improvements, and development of acquisition and contracting strategies.

Job responsibilities will also include stakeholder engagement and cross-functional collaboration between various teams toward common goals supporting program execution.

 

Applicants for mid- and senior-level positions should expect job responsibilities covering more/most of the above-mentioned areas.

 

This position will support the program management and systems engineering activities of a U.S. Navy acquisition program office responsible for the development, procurement, and fielding of integrated information technology systems and systems of systems. The applicant will be expected to contribute to the effective and efficient execution of program management activities, and develop recommendations for improvement to inform decision-making.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in:  Engineering, Systems Management, Information Technology Systems, or Business Administration.
  • 5 (Junior), 6-8 (Mid-level) and 9+ (Senior) years of experience in program management activities
  • 3+ (Junior) and 5+ (Senior) years of experience with systems analysis in the defense industry, Department of the Defense, or comparable Government Agencies.
  • Knowledge of information technology systems concepts, requirements, functions, and operations. Information technology systems may include networking, routing, platform as a service (PaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), software as a service (SaaS), DEVOPS, information security, databases, and agile software development.
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance.

Desired Qualifications:

  • PMP or other program management certification
  • Knowledge of information technology systems concepts, requirements, functions, and operations. Information technology systems may include networking, routing, platform as a service (PaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), software as a service (SaaS), DEVOPS, information security, databases, and agile software development.
  • Knowledge of DoDAF 2.0, PEO C4I, and PMW 160 systems and operations.

 

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