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Program Analyst

Dynamis is seeking a Program Analyst to provide Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) support to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Research & Development Directorate (J9) Chemical & Biological Technologies Department (CB) Information & Analysis Division (CBI). This position supports government research, development and acquisition (RDA) projects developing new technologies and products to aid in national defense. The incumbent will work alongside one or more expert-level government employees responsible for funding work and directing all activities related to developing scientific and technological products, primarily information systems, software, and analytical reports.

Responsibilities:

  • Support government research, development, and acquisition (RDA) projects developing new technologies and products to aid in national defense.
  • Work alongside one or more expert-level government employees responsible for funding work and directing all activities related to developing scientific and technological products, primarily information systems, software, and analytical reports. 
  • Provide technical support to S&T Managers in development of project management charts and schedules and review of progress reports for program monitoring.
  • Provide technical assistance in the development of budget documents and displays.
  • Provide technical and logistical support for all program activities, including documentation and minutes for project planning and technical reviews
  • Support project teams to include participation in meetings and preparation, review and analysis of meeting materials.
  • Assist in tracking receipt of required documents (SOWs, invoices, funding releases, progress/status reports), review them for accuracy, completeness, and relevance
  • Assist S&T Managers with identification of problems, issues, opportunities, and potential solutions
  • Provide technical support for program development in modeling and simulation, analysis, and data sciences 
  • Provide technical support in preparation of funding request documentation.
  • Provide technical assistance in the development of program solicitations (RFP, BAA, etc.) 
  • Provide technical assistance with activities for development of program documents, annual reports, white papers, program summaries, etc.
  • Provide support to the proposal evaluation and project technical review processes to include correspondence with potential reviewers, review group assignments, logistical support and meeting set up, administrative support during review sessions, and analysis of results of review.
  • Assist in research proposal review and evaluation.
  • Provide S&T Managers with draft program-level and project-specific products in response to taskers from DTRA, OSD, and other DoD organizations (reports, briefings, white papers, requests for information, program summaries, etc.).
  • Provide information regarding program schedule, requirements, etc., to performing laboratories, principal investigators, commercial entities with interest in participating in the program, and others.
  • Pull, organize, and convey data from reports and budget files in support of briefings, white papers, and requests for information.
  • Provide technical assistance to S&T Managers in their support of the Joint Program Executive Office (JPEO) and Joint Requirements Office (JRO).
  • Assist in integration of research efforts and sharing of information across the Department, Directorate, and DTRA.
  • Provide technical assistance with development of program documents, annual reports, white papers, program summaries, etc
  • Support meetings, and prepare written materials (briefings, reports, etc.) as needed.

Requirements:

  • DoD Secret clearance.
  • Five (5) years of relevant experience.
  • BA/BS in a scientific field, such as engineering, chemistry, biology, software development, or mathematics. BA in a business-related discipline, including accounting, will also be considered if it is accompanied by experience in technical program management. MA/MS can substitute for experience.
  • High-level proficiency with MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word; ability to quickly learn to use new IT systems and software.
  • High-level proficiency in technical writing
  • Experience with research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) in chemical and biological defense preferred.
  • Background in information systems and software preferred.
  • Formal training in Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition preferred.
  • Knowledge of legislation, policies, processes, procedures, regulations, and manuals (FMR, DFAS 37-100, and FAR/DFAR) as well as DoD’s PPBES process and procedures and experience with DFAS procedures and budget execution preferred.
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