• Job Tracking ID: 85347-309079
    • Job Location: Arlington, VA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 08/26/2020
    • Years of Experience: 5+
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Job Description

Kratos Defense is seeking a qualified candidate to support the Navy’s OPNAV N83 Division.  The Program Analyst will assist the N83 Branch Head with program management, financial management, briefing support, and administrative support throughout the OPNAV PPBE process.  The Program Analyst will assist in the development and balancing of Navy equities throughout the DoN Program Objective Memorandum (POM) process and with the annual DoD budget submitted to Congress. 


The Program Analyst shall:

  • Have experience serving in the Navy or within the Navy staff.
  • Provide a wide array of analytical, professional, and administrative services in support of the OPNAV N83 mission.
  • Have a positive attitude, be flexible if plans and directions change, be comfortable working with tight deadlines on occasion, and be able to communicate professionally with stakeholders.
  • Have familiarity with one of the following Navy programs:  Ship and Submarine; Aviation; Expeditionary Warfare; Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR); Operations and Maintenance; and Manpower.
  • Assist the N83 staff with the development and implementation procedures to collect, evaluate, and devise funding strategies to meet the programmatic priorities of the DoD, Secretary of the Navy, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), the Fleet, and Fleet Combatant Commanders.
  • The Program Analyst will work closely with the N83 Branch Head in the following actions:  Assist with meeting setups and taking meeting minutes when required, Briefing and Powerpoint development, Assist with the creations of White Paper and MS Word documents, Assist with the PBIS database and analyzing financial data as appropriate.
  • Support analytical studies and strategic guidance that enable senior Navy leadership to allocate limited resources to expansive requirements and comprehend complex relationships between funding and programmed outputs.
  • Provide analyses with the most accurate, current and historical data programmed both for specific programs and at the broader appropriation level, and explain changes outlined in PBIS issues.
  • Able to walk approximately ¼ mile during the work day for client visits and to attend meetings.  Able to travel by commercial airline and rental vehicle if needed for Government travel requirements.  Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.

Experience and Skills

Education:  Bachelors Degree. 

Minimum Experience:  A minimum of five years’ professional experience.  Experience within the Navy or on the OPNAV staff is highly desired.  Knowledge of PBIS data and ability to develop specific queries is a plus, but not required.  Substantive knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Secret Security Clearance Required