Experience Inc. Jobs

Job Information

Serco Program Analyst (ECU), F-35 Propulsion PMO (Hybrid Telework) in Crystal City, Virginia

Position Description

Serco is excited to begin support to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program Office (JPO). This contract provides program management support in support of the full acquisition lifecycle of the F-35 program, to include development, production, and sustainment.

This position is contingent upon your ability to maintain/transfer your DoD Secret clearance.

Our Program Analyst, Engine Core Upgrade (ECU), located in Crystal City, Arlington, VA, provides program analysis supportto the Propulsion Program Management Office (PMO) in acquiring, supporting, and improving the family of F-135 engines produced by Pratt & Whitney (PW). This is a Hybrid/Telework position.

Our Analyst, as a recognized authority in the principles of program analysis and acquisition management, supports our team in applying knowledge and expertise in acquisition program management and analysis to specified programs throughout their life cycles. Is a recognized authority in the acquisition and analysis process and areas relating to acquisition and analysis policy matters including acquisition streamlining, integrated systems management, manning, best practices, and lessons learned. Our Analyst provides expertise and innovation in interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments. Applies principles, theories, and concepts to the exploration of the subject area, definition of scope, and selection of problems for investigation. Responsible for assisting in the coordination efforts regarding programmatic, technical, and sustainment areas, including program management, systems engineering, personnel management, scheduling, risk management, contracting, acquisition, budgeting, funding, configuration management, integration, testing, and life cycle logistics. Manages work-flow and assists in coordination between Partners and Foreign Military Sales (FMS), other PMO, functionals, and industry as tasked. May be called upon to support the System Program Director at executive levels within the government and other contractor organizations, including major program reviews, inspections, conferences, and other program evaluations and major milestone events. Interacts regularly with the program office, supporting government offices, other contractors, and higher headquarters mid to upper-level staff.

You will be part of a dynamic team of F-35 JPO Program Managers and Analysts who works closely with the customer and other key F-35 National Security and Allied stakeholders to deliver quality F-35 systems.

In this role, you will:

  • Assist Propulsion PMO in execution management:

  • Analyzing budget execution and earned value management for assigned contract Work Breakdown Structure elements.

  • Provide Program Status Updates to JPO Leadership, Services, Partners, and F-35 Governance Forums.

  • Assist in maintaining the technical baselines for assigned systems and sub-systems.

  • Use data driven performance metrics for F-35 enterprise decisions and awareness.

  • Assist in contract Request for Proposal development and proposal evaluations.

  • Assist in formulating recommendations for contract overruns and underruns.

  • Assist Propulsion PMO in planning, programming, and budgeting duties:

  • Support all DoD and Congressional decision gates for Procurement authorizations.

  • Assist in providing timely Annual Cost Estimate (ACE) inputs, Weapon System Planning Document (WSPD) inputs, Draft Statement of Requirements (DSOR) inputs, and Program Objective Memorandum (POM) inputs.

  • Assist in providing Acquisition Plan and Acquisition Strategy inputs.

  • Assist in submitting Life Cycle Sustainment Plan (LCSP).

  • Assist in submitting and justifying Spend Plans and Unfunded Requests.

  • Support the development of strategic changes for providing products, services, and capabilities.

  • Assist in analyzing needs and synthesizing requirements information to develop requirements for program initiatives and planning.

  • Support the preparation of documents, specifications, requirements, criteria, and standards which define needs and parameters of the program.

  • Assist in evaluating the impact of new resources levels such as budget cuts or increases, and updated estimates of resource requirements to account for new or revised objectives, technical capabilities, new acquisition strategies, etc.

  • Assist Propulsion PMO in communication and integration:

  • Interface with US Services, Partners, and FMS Countries on technical and programmatic issues.

  • Assist in coordination and delivery of information and capabilities briefing for program reviews and presentations.

  • Develop presentations on program status, accomplishments, and progress to all levels of DoD, JPO Governance Forums, and industry.

  • Assist in facilitating integration between PMOs, Functionals, and other IPTs/Teams.

  • Assist in development and maintaining a F-35 Roadmap for assigned systems.

  • Assist in reporting periodic and comprehensive assessments and evaluations of Country program goals and objectives that will provide a basis for long-range planning to improve F-35 Program Management.


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • An active DoD Secret clearance.

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or discipline, or an Associate degree plus an additional four years of acquisition program management, analysis, and planning related experience (total of 10 years).

  • The ability to provide on-site support at F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) located in Crystal City, VA no less than 2-days per week, each week. Exact days in office at the JPO must be coordinated with F-35 customer and approved by your Serco manager. (Your onsite days in JPO office including ad hoc meetings may increase to support the needs of the customer.)

  • At least six (6) years’ experience in program management, technical, or business analysis discipline, in weapon systems acquisition and life cycle management; and a minimum of four (4) years out of 6 years of recent work experience related to analysis and planning. At least two (2) years in support of a Major Defense Acquisition Program (MDAP).

  • Knowledge of the principles, policies, and practices of system acquisition to plan, organize, and coordinate critical aspects of the development, production, deployment, and sustainment of systems, subsystems, and equipment.

  • Knowledge of the FAR for the development of contracts and contract modifications required for the acquisition of logistics supportability products.

  • To demonstrate experience in the program/project status, schedules, and DoD reporting.

  • To demonstrate 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), to include DoD Instruction (DoDI) 5000.2, DoD Directive (DODD) 5530.03, and the International Cooperation in Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (IC in AT&L) Handbook.

  • The ability to travel 10%.

Desired qualifications:

  • Program management experience in Defense Programs, specifically in aviation Sustainment and Logistics.

  • Experience working in a Systems Program Office.

  • Ability to support a highly complex program acquisition strategy with significant levels of concurrency between design, development, and test, sustainment implementation, and Follow-on Development.

  • Knowledge and demonstrated skills necessary to lead and manage teams and/or Working Groups consisting of representatives from multiple countries/Services' to develop common sustainment solutions.

  • Experience of international collaborative programs to manage, coordinate, and integrate diverse program efforts.

  • Foreign Disclosure experience/knowledge.

  • Acquisition Corps member.

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. In North America, Serco’s 9,000+ employees strive to make an impact every day across 100+ sites in the areas of Defense, Citizen Services, and Transportation. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state, provincial and local governments, and commercial clients. While your place may look a little different depending on your role, we know you will find yours here. Wherever you work and whatever you do, we invite you to discover your place in our world. Serco is a place you can count on and where you can make an impact because every contribution matters.

To review Serco benefits please visit: https://www.serco.com/na/careers/benefits-of-choosing-serco .If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: careers@serco-na.com or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.

Candidates may be asked to present proof of identify during the selection process. If requested, this will require presentation of a government-issued I.D. (with photo) with name and address that match the information entered on the application. Serco will not take possession of or retain/store the information provided as proof of identity. For more information on how Serco uses your information, please see ourApplicant Privacy Policy and Notice (https://www.serco.com/na/privacy-policy) .

Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email Agencies@serco-na.com .

Serco is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Click here to apply now (https://careers-sercous.icims.com/jobs/61033/program-analyst-%28ecu%29%2c-f-35-propulsion-pmo-%28hybrid-telework%29/job?mode=apply&apply=yes&in_iframe=1&hashed=-1834477830)

New to Serco?

Join our Talent Community! (https://talent.serco-na.com/talentcommunity/signup)

ID 61033

Recruiting Location : Location US-VA-Crystal City

Category Business Systems/Analysis

Position Type Full-Time

Security Clearance Secret

Telework Yes - May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position

Campaign LPF35