Management and Program Analyst

Wallops Island, Virginia
May 28, 2022
Jun 02, 2022
Full Time

Incumbent will serve as a recognized subject matter expert in management analysis techniques to develop contract strategy and vendor performance metrics. He/She will provide leadership with consistent updates of project(s) that may be highly complex and challenging under the minimal direction of a manager or executive. Acts as a principal analyst to develop new and innovative approaches, methodologies, and/or techniques. Serves in intervals as a team leader to define and direct challenging contract/projects/programs/activities. Identifies and resolves challenges or issues that arise that may be cross functional, organizational or FAA wide or impact internal or external customers.

Works in team settings and collaborate with the appropriate team(s) on all contract activities. Works with the Contracting Officer (CO) to validate program objectives are being met. Supports Purchasing Requests (PRs) for new procurement requests and for new and incremental funding for existing contracts/TO.

Provides assistance and oversight to the Project/Program Manager's development of acquisition documents including but not limited to Statement of Work (SOW), Performance Work Statement (PWS), Statement of Objective (SOO), Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE), and IT Acquisition Requests (ITAR), which leads to a purchase or purchase request.

Evaluates and executes the optimal approach to the acquisition of IT goods and/or services at the best possible total cost of ownership; provides Contracting Officer Representative (COR) support services relative to procurement of new efforts and administration of existing contracts for AIT.

Serves as a trusted advisor and responds to the Program Management Office, Project Managers and FAA executives concerning their acquisition planning execution and contractual procurement aspects of FAA Enterprise IT contracts. Assesses and recommends approaches that will address resolution of foreseeable problems or issues and provides written recommendations to resolve problems.

Closely collaborates with the assigned CO/Acquisition group in the development of market research effort documentation in support of procurement and contracting activities.

Supports all financial management activities as a COR or team/project lead, budget entry data, ITAR and invoice reconciliation and approvals. Serves as a COR or Management/Financial Analyst if needed.

Develops management presentations and briefings. Communicates to the appropriate teams, upper management any contract enterprise matters that impacts the scope, budget, risk and resources of the work effort being managed.

Has broad discretion to ensure the alignment of organizational goals and policies and the requirements of the projects and/or other work activities are met.

Contacts are internal and external. Often represents the major subdivision and LOB/SO as a principal point of contact to provide advice and guidance on the applications of policies and procedures. Formulates and recommends to senior management positions on major projects/ policies/ issues. Prepares, reviews, and recommends approvals of major reports on projects, programs and other work activities for internal and external distribution.

Work is typically reviewed only at completion for success in achieving planned results. Has broad discretion to ensure the alignment of organizational goals and policies and the requirements of the projects and/or other work activities.

Work activities typically impact directly on the objectives of one or more organizational units, major subdivisions, and/or LOB's/SO's and often impact on the objectives of the FAA.


Conditions of Employment

  • Review the Additional Information Section of this vacancy announcement for important information regarding your COVID vaccine status.
  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)


For additional information please view the complete OPM qualification standard for the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for IT Specialist, please visit:

To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-I / FG/GS-13. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.

Specialized experience may include but not limited to: Experience in project and/or program management, to include validating program objectives are being met and experience supporting procurement and contracting activities.

Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their work history.

Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.

Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

If the Agency decides to interview any qualified employee on the selection list, then all on the list who are qualified must be interviewed. If the selection list is shortened to a best qualified list through a comparative process, then the best qualified list shall be considered to be the selection list.

Selection may be made from this announcement or from ACT-AIT-22-ASP400-78534.

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Additional information

We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
Position may be subject to a background investigation.
A one-year probationary period may be required.

The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies.

The U.S. Department of Transportation strives to ensure that equity, transparency, accountability, collaboration, and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department, the traveling public, and our nation. As such, DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations, please consider joining the DOT family.

If selected, you will be required to provide information regarding your COVID-19 vaccination status for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.

In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSAs, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.

Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the KSAs listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or alphabetical order and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.

This is a bargaining unit position. This position is represented by NATCA: Multi-Unit.

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