Jr Program Analyst for USCG

THOR Solutions, LLC - Washington, DC4.7

Full-timeEstimated: $70,000 - $98,000 a year
THOR Solutions is actively seeking a highly motivated Program Analyst in support of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Fast Response Cutter Program Management Office as it continues through the Analyze/Select Phases of the USCG Major Systems Acquisition Manual (MSAM) process. Numerous feasibility studies and detailed acquisition documents are generated during these phases of the program and the Program requires the services of a wide range of acquisition and technical consultants with specialized experience in major system acquisition plans, processes, and documentation as well as financial and technical experience.

The analyst’s responsibilities may include:
Providing support with the day-to-day acquisition management activities. In preparation of upcoming Acquisition Decision Events (ADEs), all current MSAM and DHS 102-01-001 required documents and plans shall be reviewed and revised as necessary. Additionally, all new required documents shall be drafted. The development of new documents entails incorporating guidelines, procedures and policy, and acquisition strategies into a new document for routing, incorporating comments, and finalization for signature. The revision of documents includes providing updates due to policy, procedures, or program strategy changes and finalization for signature. The maintenance includes periodic updates (at a minimum annually) or adjustment of required documents to reflect changes to the program.
Providing assistance with the review of asset proposals to include development of material type and costing research and associated documentation, labor hour cost and type research and the associated documentation, cost comparison and analysis, material research spreadsheets, and input to the Government program team leads within the program team leads timeframe and award timeframe of the asset.
Supporting the arrangement and coordination all program meetings, VTCs, PMRs, Financial and Technical Interchange Meetings (FIMs/TIMs), Program Acquisition Review Meetings (PARMs), Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and working groups. This includes preparing agendas, meeting minutes, and meeting announcements; conference room reservation, coordination between government teams; tracking meeting attendance, maintaining actionable items lists and associated tracking to resolution; capturing lessons learned and preparing other meeting materials and briefs as outlined by the associated agenda.
Assisting with preparing briefs and presentations for internal USCG directorates and commands as well as external USCG entities.
Assist the Government in support of data and Contractor Deliverable Requirements List (CDRL) review processes and workflow management, including review of shipbuilder CDRL deliverables upon submittal for completeness and reporting any discrepancies to Government personnel prior to assigning the deliverables to the specific Surface Program review workflow, assigning CDRL deliverables to the specific Surface Program review workflow using IDE, maintaining the electronic CDRL database, tracking CDRL deliverables’ review status and providing updates to Government personnel.
Provide support for white paper and analyses within the following areas as required:
Naval engineering
Naval architecture
Test and evaluation
Program management
Prepare project system metric/status reports, to include Logistics metrics report for Reliability, Maintainability and Availability, Configuration Manager Checklist of items for implementation and completion.
Assist in the tracking, review and preparation of acquisition related documents including documents such as requirements documents and work packages for support of work performed external to the Program Office.

Security Clearance Requirements:
No security clearance required
An ideal candidate will possess an existing active SECRET security clearance.

Required Education, Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Must possess a Bachelor’s degree (BS) in a technical discipline from an accredited institution or university.
Must have at least three (3) years of relevant professional acquisition experience.
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Additional Preferred Education, Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

An ideal candidate possesses the following additional qualifications:
Five (5) years of relevant professional acquisition experience.
Approximately 0-10% travel anticipated.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.