SAF/AQQ - Acquisition Program Analyst (Presidential Airlift) (SME)

Washington, DC /
Full Time - Exempt
/ On-site
Delta Solutions and Strategies is seeking an Acquisition Program Analyst (Presidential Airlift) (SME) to potentially join our team in Washington DC. This position supports SAF/AQQ which directs, plans, and programs for development, procurement, and product support of Global Reach programs. Serves as the focal point within the HAF for Global Reach matters associated with integrated product life cycle management and facilitates Global Reach stakeholder collaboration in addressing lifecycle issues.
This position directly supports OSA/EA and VC-25A/B programs.

***This position is contingent upon contract award and is expected to begin July 2023***

What you'll be doing:

    • Provides strategic advice, technical guidance and expertise to program and project staff; Provides detailed analysis, evaluation and recommendations for improvements, optimization development, and/or maintenance efforts for client-specific or mission critical challenges/issues; Consults with client to define need or problem supervises studies and leads surveys to collect and analyze data to provide advice and recommend solutions
    • Support HAF budget preparation and defense, SAE oversight and decision-making activities, PEO program execution and oversight efforts of aircraft platforms
    • Maintain and analyze planning, scheduling, and management data
    • Study, analyze, and provide recommendations on requirements, acquisition strategies, program documentation, program phase transition plans, supplemental information, and program execution
    • Provide impartial assessments of programs approaching milestone decisions and of prime contractor technical and operational issues
    • Research and analyze program trends, identifying issues, and recommending solutions
    • Make recommendations on the allocation of funding, establishment of program goals, objectives, and schedules, and the formulation of program direction
    • Track documentation for compliance with stated program direction and identifying issues
    • Identify and research programmatic issues and tradeoffs in terms of required capabilities, costs, and schedules
    • Review and provide recommendations on existing and proposed Air Force acquisition and capability area policies and implementation
    • Maintain historical Air Force weapon program documentation and developing summary documents/briefings and training material
    • Provide short-notice, quick-reaction analyses of critical programmatic issues in the context of Congressional, OSD Staff, Joint Staff, HQ USAF, MAJCOM, NATO, coalition, or bi-lateral activities
    • Prepare PPBE documentation to ensure it accurately articulates the current program
    • Support the HAF review process- AFROC, JWCAs, DABs, Congressional cycle, ASPs, AFRBs, CSBs, GAO reports, etc
    • Perform the Secretariat function for ASPs, AFRBs, and CSBs
    • Review and document MDR and FOIA requests
    • Review capability area analysis and compare current and programmed capabilities/scenarios to determine and clarify Air Force weapon system acquisition requirements
    • Monitor on-going studies, analyses, and developmental work relevant to weapon systems
    • Support program-specific efforts like CONOPS development, CDD, CPD, IER, and requirements working groups
    • Handle confidential and classified (Secret/TS-SCI) information, correspondence, and communications

What you'll need:

    • No educational requirements
    • SMEs do not have specific experience/education qualifications but are typically identified as recognized Industry leaders for a given area of expertise.
    • 5 years supporting OSA/EA programs or experience relevant to OSA/EA programs
    • Operational experience with OSA/EA-related platforms and Senior Leader Communication programs
    • Firm understanding of the various organizations involved in OSA/EA and Presidential Airlift [Presidential Airlift Group (PAG), White House Military Office (WHMO), Air Mobility Command (AMC), Special Air Missions Division (CVAM), etc.]
    • TS/SCI Security Clearance
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