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Affordability Analyst – F35 JPO

Office: Crystal City, VA
Location: Crystal City, VA
Job ID: S20-0427

JOB TITLE: Affordability Analyst – F35 JPO

PROJECT OVERVIEW:

Project provides support to the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter Joint Program Office (JPO) located in Crystal City (Arlington), VA. The JPO manages the development, test, production, fielding and sustainment of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter for the USAF, USMC, USN, and International Partner and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customer nations worldwide.

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Affordability Analyst will support 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.

  • Responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing, analyzing and assisting the team during affordability initiative maturation
  • Assist 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 AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Security Clearance: Secret

  • Active DoD SECRET clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. ALLOWABLE SUBSTITION: Associates degree from an accredited university and an additional four (4) years of experience; or an additional eight (8) years of experience may be substituted for Bachelor’s degree
  • Eight (8) years of experience in program management, technical or business analysis discipline
  • Included in the eight (8) years, there must be at least four (4) years of experience in program management, technical or business analysis; and
  • included in the four (4) years, there must be two (2) years professional experience in technical efforts supporting major weapon systems and components development
  • Two (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

DESIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Aircraft maintenance background is desired

WORK LOCATION: Crystal City, VA

TRAVEL: 10%

KEY WORDS: DoD, Major Defense Acquisition Program, MDAP, program/project status and schedules, Service and OSD policy and documentation related to PPBS, life-cycle management of military acquisition programs (as specified in the DoD 5000 series), acquisition, qualitative, quantitative, analytical and evaluative methods, assessment and improvement of cost and performance initiative opportunities, aircraft systems, maintenance, and reporting.

 

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