Leidos has a career opening for a Program Analyst in support of the Army Research Lab (ARL) Program Manager (PM), Special Projects Office (SPO), Adelphi, MD. JOB SUMMARY: This position provides programmatic support to assist the ARL PM SPO in performing its research and development mission through program planning and budget tasks. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: •Support the customers’ budget manager in their responsibility to plan, execute and track the management of multiple funding types, including congressional, mission, and customer funding •Coordinate periodic program reviews with technical engineers for ongoing development projects •Monitor project technical performance, schedule, costs, and deliverables •Consolidate data and develop program reports for senior officials •Maintain accurate records of the expenditures of funds on multiple projects •Monitor funds expenditure to anticipating events such as the exhaustion of funding or the date at which additional incremental funding will be required •Research, assess and provide inputs to support the customer evaluation of alternative funding plans for future contracting activities •Maintain an electronic database of the financial and technical progress reports on multiple projects •Assist in drafting various financial and policy documents, including working with external authorities as needed for editing and final release •Work under the direction of the task lead and senior team members, and with feedback from the supported government customer. •Work as a part of, or lead small cross-functional teams including technical, contractual, managerial and administrative personnel. External Referral Eligible
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: • BA/BS degree; may substitute six (6) years of relevant experience in lieu of a bachelor’s degree; may substitute four (4) years of relevant experience and an associate’s degree in lieu of a bachelor’s degree. •Currently possess an active Top Secret (TS) Security Clearance. •Candidates must successfully complete a post-hire Special Access Program briefing to perform in this position. •One (1) year of relevant experience in a comparable position with a DoD organization. •Three (3) years of general work experience; this may be in addition to or concurrent with required relevant experience. •Ability to work in a dynamic environment to organize and analyze information and intelligence from disparate sources. •Excellent written and oral presentation skills and full command of MS Office applications. •Familiarity with common government funding processes and tools, including GFEBs and WAWF. •Travel up to 10% to locations within the continental US. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: •Previous experience within the ARL program office •A technical interest in the customer’s work area
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