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NGJ-LB Program Analyst

Lexington Park, Maryland

Must be U.S. Citizen
Clearance Required: SECRET
Education: BA/BS.  Education substitution is allowed

This position supports tasking in PMA-234, NAVAIR Head Quarters in Patuxent River, MD. The successful candidate will support the NGJ LB customer and shall provide programmatic and analytical support services for Engineering Manufacturing Design (EMD) and integration and sustainment planning to the IPT for the NGJ Low Band IPT. The selected candidate will assist with planning and execution all efforts to support EMD, Integration and sustainment efforts.

The selected candidate will be tasked with ensuring communications, collaboration and workload are tracked and accomplished to support the development, manufacturing, fielding and support of the Low Band system. Gain extensive knowledge and comprehensive understanding of the program, the organization, stakeholders, IPT members and the acquisition.

  • Provide Technical Project support to the LB IPTL’s and correspond with the APMSEs, Deputies and Product Engineers and Logistics APML’s, DAPML’s, and Cost/Schedule Team across the full spectrum of the technical project management tasks.

  • Support SMEs for respective organizations such as product engineering& sustainment.

  • Perform various tasks related to the development, operation, evaluation, and improvement of weapon systems supportability and/or maintainability programs and information systems

  • Prepare and support Program Management Reviews and Technical Interchange Meetings with various stakeholders.

  • Work on technical planning, analysis and management for new and fielded systems with coordination with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Perform out year planning for Manufacturing production and kits and installs.

  • Assist the IPTL breaking down work and assisting in documenting in the integrated master schedules to include but not limited to establishing kit and install schedules.

  • Works closely with the program schedule team to provide IPT inputs to the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) by identifying programmatic workload and documenting durations, start dates, work completion dates while identifying program dependencies.

  • Assist the IPTL to identify and document program risks and formulate mitigation plans and document in the risk database, monitor burn down, and updates database risks.

  • Assist the IPTL in by attending meeting representing Program Technical Meetings.   

  • Assist in the identification and estimates of budgetary or financial requirement for technical projects communicates project planning and control requirements.  

  • Work with the cost estimation group to get procurement cost and life cycle cost estimates to support IPT efforts.

  • Gain an understanding of weapons systems hardware and software, requirements, monitors performance of fielded support capabilities, and establishes project plans for deficiencies with applicable stakeholders.

  •  Monitors the Reliability & Maintainability (R&M) program test and evaluation planning and execution to include supporting the RCB process.

  • Assists the IPTL in IPS/R&M program coordination

  • Assists the IPTL in the Configuration Management process, assist in preparing MAT packages, and providing support for CCB’s and other change management processes.

  • Assist the IPTL in coordinating and collecting Statements of Work (SOW’s) and CDRL requirements for PID packages to support procurements. 

  • Assists the IPTL in identifying and documenting unfunded requirements and documenting the associated program risks and schedules.

  • Collects, compiles, analyzes, investigates, researches, or apply technical requirements for engineering, logistics, maintenance, acquisition, or financial data and information.

  • Utilize and produce government-furnished data to develop products such as briefings, acquisition plans, risks and presentations, project reports, illustrations, etc.

  • Aids in developing and implementing strategies to achieve program objectives within agreed time, cost, technical, quality and other performance criteria.

  • Products include but are not limited to acquisition strategies/plans and other statutory/regulatory documentation/plans (writing, editing, cross walking, and compliance checking), briefings and white papers supporting acquisition and sustainment decisions at various milestones.

  • Provide technical support to the Program Manager, Functional Leads and IPT Leads for a major Department of Defense Weapons Accelerated Acquisition Program.

  • Work closely with systems engineers and Program Managers to assist in capturing plans of action and milestones for working off technical issues and working with Master Planners to facilitate their incorporation into the Program Integrated Master Schedule.

  • Use databases and MS Office products to manage, maintain and distribute technical and programmatic data, as directed by Program Manager, IPT and Functional Leads, and Configuration/Data Managers.

  • Analyze information and make recommendations with supporting rationale.

  • Produce POM issue sheets and work with cost estimating team for future requirements.

  • Maintains an understanding of Production and Manufacturing processes requirements and understanding of supply vendor management.

  • Gain experience in Aviation Program Planning in one of the following areas: Complex Budget Processes, System Acquisition, or Interdepartmental Procurement Requests, work requests, requisitions, CDRLs, PMT and CSPT.

  • Assists engineering in technical documentation, pubs, drawings, specification and technical requirements documentation.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40 hrs. and Situational Telework and Compressed Work Schedule (CWS) is authorized with COR approval
Include 10-20 % travel as required

Tekla Research
44425 Airport Rd, Holly 1, Suite 100
California, Maryland 20619
(240) 794-1852

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