SAIC Senior Project Execution & Technical Program Analyst Job in Arlington, Virginia

Senior Project Execution & Technical Program Analyst (Job Number:430661)


Job Description:

SAIC is seeking a Senior Program Analyst to provide support on-site as part of contract team with the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Strategic Capabilities Office (OSD/SCO).

The candidate will:

Develop program plans, schedule, milestones, and monitor technical progress against performance objectives and budget and assist in creating pathways for these technologies to enter into warfighter capability sets.

Collaborate to form partnerships with Service or Defense Agency Program Offices to leverage existing capabilities in new and innovative ways and to provide expertise in relevant technical disciplines.

Assist in conducting quantitative analyses of system mission requirements as they pertain to the potential insertion of advanced technologies, evaluate alternatives and trade-offs, evaluate costs and benefits, investigate compatibility, inter-operability and integration, and study reliability issues.

Provide input to the SCO regarding portfolio objectives and in carrying out associated technical and program management responsibilities including conducting technical analyses to help define, assess, and monitor the technical aspects of the program.

Conduct performance analyses and assist with technical assessments of performer progress based on the task elements within the performer’s SOW in order to track program progress, technical risk, and potential program impact of failure.

Assist in the development and transition of technologies and systems to the user community.

Support the activities of on-going and future work and be familiar with the interaction of the technology/system program with the respective community at large.

Identify and translate user requirements into specific technology/system R&D objectives, illustrating the benefits of applying the technology/system to military equipment users and developers.

Identify the military and commercial utility of new products and technology/system developments, including defining system architectures and supporting subsystem performance requirements.

Coordinate rapid prototyping and demonstration efforts to generate preliminary technical management plans, cost estimates for demonstrations, and project milestone schedules for senior leadership.


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and eighteen (18) years or more of related experience; Masters and sixteen (16) years or more experience; PhD or JD and eight years(8) or more experience.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, computer science, physics, or other science and technology related subjects.

20 years of recent and relevant programmatic and technical support experience. Proficient in program management and systems engineering.

In-depth knowledge in one or more of the following:

Army long range fires

Data science, artificial intelligence, deep learning systems

Autonomous systems

Long range weapon kill chains

Communications, networking, inter-networking in communications in denied environments

Clearance Requirement:

SECRET security clearance.

Required Skills:

Knowledge and understanding of the DoD and the Military Departments

Excellent communication skills, ability to work in a team environment, and be independently motivated.

Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and/or other equivalent program management tools.

Desired Skills:

Security clearance with a DCID 6/4 eligibility within the last five (5) years.

Experience working with DoD, Joint Staff, the Military Departments, Service Program/Project Offices.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Sep 13, 2017, 3:57:26 PM

Primary Location: United States-VA-ARLINGTON

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Potential for Teleworking: No

Travel: Yes, 10% of the time

Shift: Day Job

Schedule: Full-time