Program Analyst

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POST DATE 9/19/2016
END DATE 10/16/2016

Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. Alexandria, VA

Alexandria, VA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Description:

The Program Analyst works with client organizations and SPA management to analyze complex problems and provide integrated analysis of Program, Technical and Acquisition aspects of key Program decisions. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering or Decision Analysis is required. Master s degree in a related field is a plus. Experience in research and development fields, defense technologies or exposure to Department of Defense R&D programs and organizations is required. Must be interested in solving difficult national security issues related to defense policy, nuclear deterrence, strategic risk assessment and defense acquisition programs. Strong oral and written communication skills are required. Must be proficient in using MS Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with MS Project is a plus. DOD security clearance is desired. Responsibilities: Conduct program analysis for various National Security topics in support of Navy Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) with a particular focus in coordinating the Research and Development efforts within Navy SSP. The candidate will be responsible for gathering information, conducting analysis, facilitating client engagements, preparing reports, presentations and whitepapers and presenting results to senior leadership within client organizations.

Company Description:

Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) has a passion for doing interesting work that impacts important decisions. We are a professional services provider with a long-standing reputation for unrivaled technical and analytical support to executive decision makers throughout the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security and Energy.