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CACI International Program Analyst (Basic Research Office) in Alexandria, Virginia

Program Analyst (Basic Research Office)

Job Category: Project and Program Management

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: None

Type of Travel: None

What You’ll Get to Do:

Do you want to be a part of solving the current and future science and technology challenges for the Department of Defense (DoD)? You will be supporting the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E)) which is tasked with providing oversight and program management of science and technology (S&T) to solve current and future challenges for DoD. You will assist and enable administrative, technical, and programmatic support to the portfolio tasked with one of the most essential DoD missions: supporting the warfighter today and innovating to win the fights of tomorrow.

More About the Role:

As the Basic research Office (BRO) Support Program Analyst you will provide a range of support which includes:

  • Provide input to strategic planning and to documentation of strategic plans at higher levels within OSD;

  • Assist in goal setting for BRO within the Office of the Secretary of Defense and to continuing assessment of progress toward established goals;

  • Assist the Director for Basic Research in resource accounting, to include developing unfinanced requirement issue papers and other programmatic documentations;

  • Organize research reviews, working group meetings, users groups, etc. Invite attendees, locate meeting space, and coordinate logistics support. Assist in developing technical content and agenda. Prepare agendas, read-ahead documents, action items from meetings, other follow up documents as required;

  • Prepare draft papers to include: weekly reports, information papers, action memoranda, emails, and other Basic Research program documents;

  • Support BRO in the execution of the Department’s visa waiver program and assist in the evaluation and promotion of policies which promote the Department’s efforts to attract and retain top international talent in DoD basic research programs;

  • Support BRO in developing and maintaining policies which protect DoD-funded academic research from undue foreign influence in accordance with National Security Presidential Memorandum – 33;

  • Provide management support for functions related research business policy and procedures, including DoD and interagency grants policy;

  • Provide background information and analysis to assist BRO in advocating for consistent and streamlined government-wide interagency research administration and grants policy;

  • Assist drafting and editing the Defense Grant and Agreement Regulatory System (DGARS) which includes updates to the DoD Grant and Agreement Regulations (DoDGARs) and other DoD issuances to include the DoD Research Misconduct Instruction), in part to reflect the current administrations’ fundamental objectives of transparency and accountability, but also to reflect other legal and regulatory changes; and

  • Assist in analyzing and collecting data to support DoD’s annual submission to the National Science Foundation (NSF) survey of Federal Science and Engineering Support to universities, colleges, and nonprofit institutions and the Survey for Federal Funds for Research Development.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Five (5) years’ recent and relevant experience. Demonstrated progressive responsibility in project management positions supporting the DoD science and technology enterprise. Excellent communication skills, unstructured verbal interactions, briefings, and meeting moderation; and, ability to work independently with both junior and senior staff in a distributed environment while maintaining a strong commitment to deliverable scheduled;

  • Demonstrated success in the conception and execution of new projects (i.e., no pre-existing business processes), and without detailed guidance from the client;

  • Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required. A Bachelor’s degree in scientific, technical, business management, or other related discipline is preferred. Degree requirement waived in lieu of significant recent and relevant work experience: minimum of five (5) years’ active duty military or minimum of ten (10) years’ experience; and

  • Clearance: active DoD Secret.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Master's degree in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or other relevant field; and

  • Demonstrated progressive responsibility in project management positions supporting the DoD science and technology enterprise .

**This position is in support of future opportunities. As we get closer to filling this position, we will be contacting qualified candidates. If you are selected to interview, you will be contacted directly by a recruiter.

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.

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