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Program Analyst – Future Surface Combatants

Office: Arlington, VA
Location: Arlington, VA
Job ID: S20-0715

JOB TITLE: Program Analyst – Future Surface Combatants


OPNAV N96 is responsible for determining surface combatant force levels, shipboard and related support requirements, and major characteristics of programs involving weapon systems, cruisers, destroyers, frigates, command ships, patrol craft, and littoral combat ships. N96 executes planning, preparation, and execution in support of this mission.


Provide on-site support, strategic analysis, and integrated support for N96 in accordance with DoD program requirements management and acquisition oversight policies and strategies for Navy Future Surface Combatant programs. Specific tasks:

  • Participate in requirements and acquisition processes involving Future Surface Combatant programs (manned and unmanned) to include Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) processing and Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) management of the Navy Surface Combatant capabilities
  • Assist in the Analysis of Alternative processes, meetings, reporting and briefing requirements
  • Prepare white papers, concept papers, technical reports, meeting summaries, briefs, outlines, draft reports and publications and documentation to support Flag level technical and financial briefings/meetings and major milestone decisions
  • Attend and provide support to Integrated Product Teams (IPTs), Special Advisory Boards, and off sites
  • Maintain a strong relationship and open communication with the PEO Ships, PEO IWS, NAVSEA, Fleet Commands and related government activities and industries
  • Attend conferences as the N96 Navy representative on assigned programs as required
  • Review, develop, and update program specifications, guidance documents and technical documentation
  • Maintain daily liaison with Section Head and Branch leadership


Security Clearance: Secret

  • Active SECRET security clearance
  • Seven (7) years of hands-on experience in performing operational functions and applying mission associated concepts, policies, requirements processes, and program guidance
  • Knowledge and experience in operations and performance/technical aspects of current and/or future Navy surface combatant programs
  • Ability to produce briefing slides, metric charts, program schedules, and organizational charts
  • Proficient in MS Office including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat


  • Support staff experience at OPNAV, NAVSEA, Program Executive Offices (PEOs)/Program Offices, or Navy Surface or Air Warfare Centers directly supporting ships and shipboard systems
  • Experience includes regular interactions with staff and senior leadership internal and external to affiliated organization
  • Operational experience with military sensor and weapons systems; experience with development of systems is also desired
  • Knowledge of development in surface combatants and unmanned surface vessels



KEY WORDS: OPNAV, Surface Warfare Officer (SWO), N96, NSWC, NAVSEA, PEO USC (formerly PEO LCS), PEO Ships, PEO IWS, Aegis, Standard Missile, Destroyers, Cruisers, PPBE, JCIDS, Future Surface Combatant (FSC), Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV)


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