Acquisition Program Analyst, variety of levels - USAF, Pentagon TS/SCI or Secret

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
# of Openings
Professional Services
Job ID
Security Clearance
Top Secret with SCI eligibility


OBXtek has opening is for all levels of Acquisition Program Analysts who have experience with Headquarter for the U. S. Air Force and has any amount of applicable acquisition experience.


**This position is currently telework eligible due to COVID, usually 2-3 days in the office. It is possible that the positions will eventually be 100% onsite, depending on Air Force leadership.


This program supports the Secretary of the Air Force Headquarters on the Staffing and Technical Acquisition Services Support (STAQSS) prime contract. The portfolio includes current and future mobility, special operations, trainer, and special mission aircraft programs, as well as related systems.


The tasks for this Acquisition Program Analyst positions include:

  • Studying, analyzing, and providing recommendations on requirements, acquisition strategies, program documentation, program phase transition plans, supplemental information, program execution, and track compliance with stated program direction and identifying issues.
  • Preparing Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) documentation to ensure they accurately articulate the current program. Reviewing and documenting Mandatory Declassification Review (MDR) and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.
  • Providing honest broker assessments of programs approaching milestone decisions and of prime contractor technical and operational issues. Researching and analyzing program trends, identifying issues, recommending solutions, And providing recommendations on existing and proposed Air Force acquisition and capability area policies and implementation
  • Evaluating and making recommendations on the allocation of funding, establishment of program goals, objectives and schedules, the formulation of program direction, and  the impact of national, DoD, JCS, and civil government policies and activities that affect Air Force acquisition programs and capability areas
  • Identifying and researching programmatic issues and tradeoffs in terms of required capabilities, costs, and schedules.
  • Maintaining historical Air Force weapon program documentation and developing summary documents/briefings and training material. Monitoring on-going studies, analyses, and developmental work relevant to weapon systems.
  • Reviewing and providing short notice, quick-reaction analyses of critical programmatic issues and providing data to assist in preparation for legislative hearings, program documentation, briefing packages and read-aheads, Congressional staffer visits, and other events to ensure an integrated and consistent Air Force position in response to Congressional questions, issues, and requests for information on assigned program/portfolio.


Must be able to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccine to qualify for employment.


With a variety of levels of this position, please look at the specifics based on your level of experience:


Active TS-SCI Clearance or Active Secret, depending on the directorate.


Senior Level Experience:

Must have at least 10 years of defense acquisition experience with at least 1 year in a HQ staff position.

Senior Level Education:

Master’s degree in Business, Management or Engineering.


Journeyman Level Experience:

Total of 5 years of acquisition experience in a System Program Office and/or Air Force HQ.

Journeyman Level Education:

Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance or Engineering.


Junior Level Experience:

Must have at least 3 years of experience in defense acquisition experience.

Working experience in PPBE, required, and JFTR for travel regulations, desired.

Junior Level Education:

Bachelor's degree in business discipline.


NOTE: We can substitute years’ experience for education.  Let us assess your resume.

Security Clearance

Top Secret with SCI eligibility

Company Information

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with OBXtek’s vaccination policy. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer vaccination requirements which may include any or all the following: social distancing, masks, mandatory statements regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory testing.


Headquartered in McLean, Virginia and founded in 2009, OBXtek is a fast-growing leader in the government contracting field. Our mission is Our People…Our Reputation. Our people are trained professionals who enhance our customers’ knowledge and innovation using technology, collaboration, and education.


We offer a robust suite of benefits including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, matching 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement plans and much more.


As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO. Our rapid growth has been recognized by INC500, the Washington Business Journal, and Washington Technology magazine.


OBXtek is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. 


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