Affordability Analyst/Program Analyst (Mid) (REF 47)

DCS Corp
Crystal City, VA
Dec 03, 2021
Jan 07, 2022
Full Time
COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. As a federal contractor, DCS is required to comply with Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Effective January 18, 2022, DCS will require all newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated before their start date unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation.

Supports the Affordability and Cost War Room (CWR) leadership in the analyses and evaluation of the business case development of enterprise-wide cost reduction performance improving initiatives. This includes the effectiveness of methods, courses of action and analytical assumptions.

Essential Job Functions:

Responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing, analyzing and assisting the team during affordability initiative maturation.

Assists IPTs, Services and Partners during implementation of selected preferred course of action.

Maintains liaison with the IPT, Service or Partner until initiative has been captured in the annual cost estimate (ACE).

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

BS/BA degree in an analytical or related technical field. ALLOWABLE SUBSTITUTION: An AS or AA degree and an additional 4 years of relevant experience; or an additional eight 8 years of relevant experience may be substituted for a BS or BA degree.

Secret clearance.

At least 8 years of experience in program management, technical or business analysis discipline; and included in the 8 years, there must be at least 4 years of experience in program management, technical or business analysis; and included in the 4 years, there must be 2 years professional experience in technical efforts supporting major weapon systems and components development.

At least 2 years in support of a Major Defense Acquisition Program (MDAP).

Demonstrated experience in program/project status and schedules.

Demonstrated knowledge of Service and OSD policy and documentation related to PPBS, life-cycle management of military acquisition programs (as specified in the DoD 5000 series).

Mastery of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative analytical and evaluative methods for the assessment and improvement of cost and performance initiative opportunities.

Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in analysis of DoD acquisition programs or projects with emphasis on aircraft systems, maintenance and maintenance reporting processes.

Good briefing skills and interpersonal and/or diplomatic skills.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

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