Management & Program Analyst

Washington, D.C
Aug 23, 2019
Aug 31, 2019
Full Time


This position is located in the ATO Program Management Organization, which provides program management for the systems and capabilities that modernize and sustain the National Airspace System through four key functions: Program control and technical integration; Surveillance automation supporting aircraft separation; System platforms and traffic flow decision tools for air traffic managers and pilots; and Communications, navigation, weather, aeronautical information and flight services.

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As an individual contributor, the incumbent applies quantitative and qualitative analysis to define the utility, basic tenets and guidelines for preparing the Master Integrated Program Schedule. He/she uses skill applying fact-finding and investigative techniques to define program requirements and to assist in the development of program briefs and working papers. Assists senior analysts in the development and execution of the integrated logistics Support Plan (ILSP). Identifies and assists in the implementation of alternative logistics support practices. Performs multiple and varying assignments under the limited direction of a manager, project/program manager, team leader, or more experienced professional.

Using knowledge of and experience with Acquisition Management System policies and processes, the incumbent supports senior specialists by assembling and reviewing acquisition packages, requests for proposals, bids, or quotations by checking documents for errors and ensuring that standard or special provisions comply with applicable policies and regulations. Uses experience participating on acquisition strategy or source selection panels to determine if a written source selection plan is necessary and to document strategy. Provides market research data to senior management, the incumbent identifies market place requirements to identify supply or service sources. Using skill and experience maintaining automated tracking systems, the incumbent assists with financial analysis and reporting to include analyzing budgets assigned to large-scale technical aviation programs and services to record, reconcile, validate and track data; identify discrepancies and conduct various analytical studies.

Applies experience using advanced automated tools and financial systems, such as macros, pivot tables, advanced filtering, etc. to create graphics and charts for inclusion in presentations to senior officials. The incumbent participates as an active team member in planning, monitoring, and conducting special projects, studies, and initiatives. The incumbent analyze problems, identifies significant factors, gathers and interprets pertinent data, and applies established rules and procedures in order to recommend effective solutions. Contacts are typically internal and external to the PMO to share information and to explain the applications of policies and procedures. The incumbent may have frequent contact throughout the PMO and other customers on routine matters such as data gathering, explaining processes and project status. The incumbent mentors more junior analysts.

Although the incumbent uses considerable discretion when selecting approaches, established policies and procedures are available for most assignments. The incumbent resolves most problems and work issues without the assistance of a more experienced professional or manager and refers problems and work issues that require additional attention. The Team Manager periodically reviews work at major milestones and at completion. For policy compliance and alignment with the requirements of projects and/or other work activities.

Travel Required

Not required - The job does not require any travel.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Applicants may express interest in a position in one or more of the following organizations within the PMO: Program Control and Integration; Air Traffic Systems; Enterprise Services; and Surveillance Services.
  • Applicants must submit a coversheet stating programs of interest.


Candidates must have one year (52 weeks) of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (FV-G or FG/GS-11) that is typically related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been at least equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

Specialized experience for this position includes:

Experience assembling and reviewing acquisition packages, requests for proposals, bids, or quotations;


Experience using advanced automated tools and financial systems, such as macros, pivot tables, advanced filtering, etc. to create graphics and charts for inclusion in presentations to senior officials.

You should include relevant examples of the specialized experience in your work history. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered.

Answer all questions to the best of your ability. DO NOT ASSUME THAT BECAUSE YOU HOLD, OR HAVE HELD THIS POSITION, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE FOUND ELIGIBLE. You may be asked to provide evidence or documentation that you have this type of experience later in the selection process. Your responses are subject to verification through job interviews, or any other information obtained during the application process. Any exaggeration of your experience or any attempt to conceal information can result in disqualification.

*Applicants who fail to demonstrate possession of any of the above criteria AND who do not provide the required documentation will receive no further consideration for this position.*

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

**All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.**


Education cannot be substituted for experience at the FV-G/GS-11 level.

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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.

Applications will be accepted from any U.S. citizen. Direct Hire Authority will be used to fill this position. The 'Rule of Three', Veterans Preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants does not apply to this vacancy.


1. This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website:

2. As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant, 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 KSA section, 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.

3. Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and/or selective placement factor(s) (SPF) may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) and/or Quality Ranking Factor (QRF) listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: (1) score order; (2) category grouping; or (3) alphabetical, and referred to the selecting official for selection consideration.

4. Some, all, or none of the applicants may be interviewed.

5. This Level 1 (Low Risk) position requires favorable adjudication of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) background investigation prior to appointment.

6. This announcement is also being advertised under VA #AWA-AJM-19-0036MA-63275. Please review both vacancy announcements before making application to determine your eligibility to apply.

This is a bargaining unit position.

Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

IMPORTANT: Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Required Documents

All applicants MUST submit required documents prior to closing date.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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