The Office of the Department of Defense (DoD) Chief Information Officer (CIO) requires management, programmatic and systems engineering support services for the DoD Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Enterprise, including national security, civil, commercial, and international cooperative aspects involved in acquisition, deployment/fielding, and operation of all DoD GPS, PNT and NAVWAR systems. The DoD Global Positioning System (GPS) has been operational for over 20 years and is well established as a military utility fulfilling a multitude of requirements as the predominant PNT source for the warfighter.
The PNT Program Analyst will be responsible for analyzing acquisition and financial implications of DoD PNT Enterprise programs and plans across PPBE phases; and support cost and economic analysis related to planned changes.
The PNT Program Analyst will:
Develop management procedures, processes, and maintain requisite technical capabilities to support DoD CIO in all phases of the PPBE process, including the research and development of program guidance and acquisition policy related to GPS, NAVWAR, and PNT systems
Review Service Program Objective Memorandum (POM) submissions, research and develop program and budget issues if needed, and support the formulation and/or review of budget estimates for GPS and other DoD PNT systems.
Conduct special studies and analyses including economic analyses of the cost/benefits of PNT services to both the military and civil communities; operational analyses, testing and demonstration of PNT and NAVWAR services for national security; operational analyses of PNT services for homeland security; analyses of alternative/foreign PNT systems; alternative governance/management structures for PNT systems/services to include GPS.
Possess the technical capabilities and expert knowledge necessary to provide support over a broad range of acquisition management activities to include research and system engineering tasks.
System engineering knowledge of PNT requirements and solutions is critical to successful performance.
Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments. Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks.
Operates with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems. Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable.