SAF/AQI - Acquisition Program Analyst (Cyber Systems) (SME)

Washington, DC /
Full Time - Exempt
/ On-site
Delta Solutions and Strategies is seeking an Acquisition Program Analyst (Cyber Systems) (SME) to potentially join our team in Washington DC. This position supports SAF/AQI which directs, plans, and programs for development, procurement, and product support of information dominance programs. Serves as the focal point within the HAF for information dominance matters associated with integrated product life cycle management and facilitates information dominance stakeholder collaboration in addressing program lifecycle issues.

This position directly supports HAF actions regarding classified Information Operations, Cyber development, and operational systems portfolio.

***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
    • Build documentation, review data, and provide impartial assessments in support of HAF budget preparation and defense, SAE oversight and decision-making activities, Program Executive Office (PEO) execution and oversight efforts of Air Force Information Dominance programs
    • Maintain and analyze planning, scheduling, budget, 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 key decision points as well as 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 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
    • Review and evaluate the impact of national, DoD, JCS, and civil government policies and activities that affect Air Force acquisition programs and capability areas
    • Maintain historical Air Force 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, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), coalition, or bi-lateral activities
    • Prepare PPBE documentation, ensuring they accurately articulate the current program, budgetary status, and strategies
    • Build documentation, gather, and review data and provide impartial assessments in support of the HAF review process, including but not limited to AFROCs, JWCAs, DABs, Congressional cycle, ASPs, AFRBs, CSBs, GAO reports, etc
    • Review and document Mandatory Declassification Review (MDR) and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests
    • Monitor on-going studies, analyses, and developmental work relevant to Air Force capabilities
    • Build documentation, gathering, and reviewing data and provide impartial assessments in support of program-specific efforts like CONOPS development, Capability Development Documents (CDD), Capability Production Documents (CPD), Information Exchange Requirements (IER), and requirements working groups
    • Review and provide data to assist in preparation for legislative hearings, program documentation, briefing packages and read-aheads, Congressional staffer visits, and other events to ensure an integrated and consistent Air Force position in response to Congressional questions, issues, and requests for information on assigned program/portfolio
    • 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’ experience working on or directly supporting cyber development or operations
    • Deep familiarity with the Air Force requirements development process
    • Firm understanding of the various organizations in the Cyber Enterprise and their role in the successful fielding of new and modifying existing systems
    • TS/SCI Security Clearance
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