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Program Analyst – F-35 JPO

Office: Crystal City, VA
Location: Crystal City, VA
Job ID: S20-0864

JOB TITLE: Program Analyst – F-35 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 FMS customer nations worldwide.

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Program Analyst will directly support the Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Execution Integrated Product Team (IPT) in the Production Division. Duties to include the following:

  • Assisting in the accomplishment of Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) activities and providing insight into the Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) and Full Rate Production (FRP) as well as the Sustainment planning activities and associated business case arrangements
  • Providing insight into Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) approach, process, planning & control, and management processes
  • Working knowledge of development and performance of prime contractor in the LRIP process
  • Identifying, assessing, and mitigating of risks in areas involving the LRIP process and requirements
  • Submitting shipping waiver requests to Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) and the Maritime Administration (MARAD)
  • Being the liaison between the Contractor and the Government Contract Office
  • Briefing Production Execution Team Lead, Contracts, Modifications and Retrofit and Configuration Management on Items to presented at the Boards
  • Maintaining the Execution Team Lead up-to-date with taskers on the Task Management Tool (TMT)
  • Keeping the Concurrency Cap Tracker updated

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Security Clearance: Secret

  • Active Secret Security Clearance is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Management. ALLOWABLE SUBSTITUTION:
    • Associate’s 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 a Bachelor’s degree
  • Eight (8) years of experience in program management, technical or business analysis discipline; and
    • 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 the program/project status and schedule
  • 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)
  • Must have experience processing program acquisition, funding, and contract documentation for military aircraft programs both domestic and international
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience dealing with DoD reporting tools and major reports
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office products

DESIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

WORK LOCATION: Crystal City, VA

TRAVEL: 5%

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, funding, contract, documentation, military aircraft, international, DoD reporting tools and major reports.

 

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