Budget Analyst - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

United States



SAIC is looking for a Budget Analyst   a background in programmatic support to assist the DTRA Vaccines and Therapeutics Division; expertise in Microsoft Access is highly sought.  The selected individual will join the team performing Advisory and Analysis Services (A&AS) on a contract supporting the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Chemical and Biological (CB) Department, Vaccines and Therapeutics Division (CBM).


Specific Duties:
  • Assist with maintenance of Access databases, InfoPath and pivot tables

  • Assist with developing and tracking budgets and spend plans for a wide-ranging portfolio across multiple fiscal years;

  • Assist with tracking project expenditures, supporting the development of funding award documentation and development/maintenance of program review materials;

  • Provide analytical, financial and logistical support to the client and be prepared to provide input and insight for internal and external requests for information;

  • Provide assistance with acquisition /contracting strategy for CBRN projects and programs;

  • Assist with planning, coordinating and executing stakeholder meetings;

  • Assist with managing and developing the PPBE (planning, programming, budgeting and execution) process as well as developing budget/program briefs.



  • Minimum of Secret DoD clearance;
  • Bachelor’s degree plus 9 years of relevant experience, MS/MBA plus 7 years of relevant experience

  • Detail-oriented, self-starter with excellent communication and time management skills;

  • Excellent communication skills for interface with customers and with team members;

  • Expertise with Microsoft Access, InfoPath and the use of pivot tables;

  • Coordinating and consolidating complex, technical, programmatic, and strategic responses to support division initiatives to a variety of internal and external audiences. Instructions may be vague and require independent initiative and background research;
  • Creating products for both technical and senior leader audiences;
  • Advising the program team on risk assessment and risk management, technology portfolio and pipeline management, business and contracting strategies, technology transfers, and intellectual property management;
  • Participating in Integrated Product Teams and serve as the programmatic point of contact.


Desired Qualifications


  • PMP Certification from PMI;
  • Knowledge of the DoD Chemical and Biological Defense Program (CBDP) and DoD acquisition policies;

  • Tracking cost, schedule and performance of technical projects to ensure they continue to meet the objectives of the program;

  • Developing, reviewing and assessing documentation (e.g. Purchase Request Packages, Requests for Contract Actions, Initial Strategy Session, Acquisition Strategy Reviews etc.);
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders in the CBD community;

  • Five (5) years of project management and/or acquisition experience in research and development.