Jun 07, 2022

Acquisition Program Analyst, Senior Washington DC

  • OBXtek
  • Washington DC / Pentagon
Full-Time Defense Engineering Government Information Technology Other

Job Description



Acquisition Program Analyst, Senior, AFRL Programs (AQR, Office of the Deputy Asst. Secretary for Science, Technology and Engineering) - TS-SCI

Job Locations US-DC-Pentagon/WDC
# of Openings 1 Category Professional Services Agency/Project USAF Job ID 2021-4700 Security Clearance Top Secret with SCI eligibility


OBXtek is currently staffing for an Acquisition Program Analyst, Senior to work within the USAF Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, Technology and Engineering (AQR) for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) programs.


*This position is currently telework elligible due to COVID, with on-site work 2-3 days per week.

**When the Pentagon re-opens fully, this position can potentially be 100% onsite, based on the mission's needs.


The tasks for this position include:

  • Provide Investment and Strategic Partnership Oversight and provide support on strategic communication and pathfinder areas as well as support to overall AFRL action items/taskers as directed.
  • Provide guidance and oversight on the strategic objectives of this program on behalf of the Air Force Senior Acquisition Executive (SAE).
  • Manage AF policy, directives & instructions.
  • Advocate for AFRL within Senior leadership & Staffs.
  • Support on strategic communications, congressional requests, and requests from senior leadership throughout the AF and DoD.
  • Provide support and advocacy for policy and legislative change actions.
  • Identify/analyze AFRL internal/external communications requirements / processes to solidify the information needs of SAF/AQ and its internal/external stakeholders.
  • Maintain pulse with AFRL, on strategic relationships like manufacturing.
  • Supporting Headquarters Air Force (HAF) budget preparation and defense, SAE oversight and decision-making activities, PEO program execution and oversight efforts of aircraft and spacecraft platforms, and may be required to independently.
  • Studying, analyzing, and providing recommendations on requirements, acquisition strategies, program documentation, program phase transition plans, supplemental information, and program execution.
  • Tracking compliance with stated program direction and identifying issues.
  • Identifying and researching programmatic issues and tradeoffs in terms of required capabilities, costs, and schedules.
  • Providing short notice, quick-reaction analyses of critical programmatic issues in the context of Congressional, OSD Staff, Joint Staff, HQ USAF, Major Air Command (MAJCOM), North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), coalition, or bi-lateral activities.
  • Preparing Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) documentation to ensure they accurately articulate the current program.
  • Supporting the HAF review process - Air Force Requirements Oversight Council (AFROCs), Joint Warfighting Capabilities Assessment (JWCAs), Defense Acquisition Boards (DABs), Congressional cycle, Acquisition Strategy Panels (ASPs), Air Force Review Board (AFRBs), Configuration Steering Board (CSB), Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports, etc.
  • Reviewing and providing 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.
  • Any other tasks closely associated with the performance of duties list above and as coordinated with the COR.


Active Top Secret-SCI Clearance


Master's Degree in a Business, Finances, or Engineering discipline.


A minimum of 10 years of DoD acquisition experience (lifecycle, strategies, documents, processes) in a System Program Office and/or Air Force Headquarters.

Security Clearance

Top Secret with SCI eligibility

Company Information

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with OBXtek’s vaccination policy. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer vaccination requirements which may include any or all the following: social distancing, masks, mandatory statements regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory testing.


Headquartered in McLean, Virginia and founded in 2009, OBXtek is a fast-growing leader in the government contracting field. Our mission is Our People…Our Reputation. Our people are trained professionals who enhance our customers’ knowledge and innovation using technology, collaboration, and education.


We offer a robust suite of benefits including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, matching 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement plans and much more.


As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO. Our rapid growth has been recognized by INC500, the Washington Business Journal, and Washington Technology magazine.


OBXtek is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. 

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Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (TS/SCI)

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