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Army To Start Fielding New Light Tank In 2025, Seeking Platform To Fight In ‘Worst Conditions’

The Army will start fielding its new light tanks for infantry brigades in 2025, with officials pushing vendors BAE Systems and General Dynamics [GD] to prove their vehicle offerings are able to survive in “the worst conditions you can imagine.” Senior Army leaders told reporters Monday evening the service is focused on a rapid prototyping […]

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White House Directs Pentagon to Establish U.S. Space Command

The White House has directed the Department of Defense to move forward with establishing a U.S. Space Command, without details of exactly when, or how, a new unified combatant command related to space would be stood up. USSPACECOM, as it will be known, will be the 11th combatant command in the U.S. military and will […]

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GAO Finds Most Agencies Lacking In Adopting Federal Cyber Security Requirements

Despite congressional mandates and presidential orders, most federal agencies are still behind in implementing standards and frameworks for securing their networks, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) says in a new report. “The 23 civilian agencies covered by the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990 have often not effectively implemented the federal government’s approach and strategy […]

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McSally Officially Nominated to Become Arizona’s Junior Republican Senator

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) on Tuesday officially nominated Rep. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) to become Arizona’s junior senator in the 116th Congress. McSally would be taking over for Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.), who announced last Friday that he would resign from Congress at the end of 2018. Kyl himself was nominated to the post following […]

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V-280 Marks First Year of Flight

FORT WORTH, Texas – The V-280 Valor on Dec. 18 celebrated a full year of flight during which it has flown more than 80 hours and reached speeds of more than 250 knots in forward flight and flown more than 300 miles from its birthplace in the Texas Panhandle to just outside Dallas. Early in […]

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Air Force Light Attack Aircraft RFP Delayed Until 2019

The Air Force’s awaited release of a final request for proposals for a light attack aircraft (LAA) has been pushed back to early next year. The service intended to release the request by the end of 2018, and sources on Dec. 18 told Defense Daily that as of Monday, it had been expected by Dec. […]

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SENIOR PROGRAM ANALYST (Req 18 161) - Program Management Contract


Job Location: Patuxent River, MD
Department: Program Management Contract


Responsibilities: Provide Senior Acquisition Program Analyst support to the PMA-242 AARGM IPT. Must have good communication skills oral and written. Should be comfortable working in a program office environment. Must possess high level working knowledge of the program management tool (PMT) and the CDRL tool. Must be able to conduct procurement planning conferences, prepare minutes, and draft the procurement planning agreement. Must be able to draft statements of work, (maintain configuration control of all drafts), contract data requirement lists (Form 1423s) and sections B-K. Must be comfortable with running the weekly contracts review meeting with NAVAIR Contracts and separately with the Prime Contractor. Should have some hands on experience with providing acquisition inputs for weekly reporting, presentations and status updates during various team meetings. Must be able to prepare procurement planning documents (PIDS) for new contact actions, and admin mods. Must be able to provide direct support to integrated program teams during technical evaluation of various contractor proposals. Must possess high level working knowledge of Microsoft office suite (power point, word, excel and project to some degree). Should have good working knowledge of acquisition reporting and be able to prepare draft presentations, update the drafts, and schedule the pre briefs to support Gate 6 Sufficiency Reviews, Executive Review Boards, and Program Management Reviews. Should be able to coordinate acquisition drills, draft acquisition plans, justifications and approvals. Should have a working knowledge of the federal acquisition regulations, DoD 5000 and NAVAIR procurement procedures. Must maintain acquisition archives, coordinate with other program offices, other Government activities such as NAWCWD, and USAF.

Education: MS or MA degree from an accredited university in a Business, Management or Relevant Technical Discipline.

Allowable Substitution: BS or BA degree from an accredited university or PMI certification and an additional three (3) years of experience can be substituted or an MS or MA degree. An additional five (5) years experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

Experience: Must have a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in program management, technical or business analysis discipline, related to weapon systems acquisition and life cycle management; and a minimum of six (6) years out of the ten years of recent work experience related to analysis and planning. Familiarity with SECNAV, OPNAV and OSD forms related to PPBS, Military Interdepartmental Procurement Requests, Work Requests, Requisitions, Contract Data Requirements List, and DD 254 is required. Demonstrated experience in the program/project status, earned value management and schedules. Leads the execution of complex tasks. PMP certification for this position is considered beneficial/desired.

Other: An Active Secret Security Clearance is required.




How To Apply:

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