Program Analyst

Job Locations US-MD-Aberdeen Proving Ground
Requisition ID
Position Category
Project and Program Management
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


We are seeking a Program Analyst in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. 


The candidate that we hire will be expected to perform the following:

  • Knowledgeable with Department of Defense acquisition policies (e.g., DoD 5000.02, AR 70-1, etc.).
  • Provide acquisition advice and recommendations based upon a comprehensive knowledge of the principles, policies, pertinent laws, regulatory requirements and procedures applicable to each program.
  • Review and provide guidance for updates of program documentation, supporting the acquisition process to include: documents required by law, regulation, directive and/or policy such as the U.S. Code Title 10 DoDD 5000.01, Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 5000.02 and Army Regulation (AR) 70-1.
  • Coordinate, identify, prepare, review, and track approval of program documentation such as Acquisition Strategy Reports, Acquisition Program Baselines (APB), and Acquisition Decision Memorandums (ADM), for Milestone Decision Reviews (MDRs) or in support of other required decisions or reviews with internal HQ staff (i.e. budget, engineering, logistics, and contracts planning).
  • Provide support in the execution of various Army and Department of Defense efficiency, cost saving, and continuous process improvement initiatives such as Better Buying Power 3.0 (or latest adaptation) efforts: Will/Should Cost initiatives, Lean Six Sigma projects, Value Engineering initiatives, Business Process Reengineering efforts and other Continuous Process Improvement-related initiatives.
  • Provide strategic programmatic integration support for the formulation and execution of Program Objective Memorandum (POM) Reviews and Weapon System Reviews (WSR).
  • Review and analyze program progress and fund utilization reports to identify areas wherein the programs are not progressing or proceeding as planned (e.g., cost and schedule performance as well as overall program execution efficiencies).
  • Provide assistance in the review of Acquisition Requirements Packages (ARPs).
  • Assist in the maintenance and evolution of PEO policies, guidance, and procedures in program management, acquisition, cost, and efficiencies to address applicability and relevance of requirements implemented by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition Logistics & Technology) (ASA(ALT)).
  • Support knowledge management efforts within the PEO by helping to create, share, use, and manage the PEOs knowledge. Specifically, help ensure the identification, documentation, mapping and understanding of the practices, methods and processes of the PEO; help ensure the identification, handling, accumulation, assessment and sharing of lessons learned; help ensure the identification, documentation, collection and sharing of SME/greybeard knowledge and information.


Qualified candidates will meet or excced the following: 

  • BS 12-15, MS 10-13. Phd 10+
  • A Bachelor Degree in Math, Engineering, Business or Sciences.
  • 15 years of experience in acquisition/program management. 
  • Active DOD Secret clearance required



Benefits: At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best, beyond the work you do with us daily. We are fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans, to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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