Budget Analyst, Senior (AQR, Office of the Deputy Asst. Secretary for Science, Technology and Engineering) - Secret

Job Locations US-DC-Pentagon/WDC
# of Openings
Professional Services
Job ID
Security Clearance


OBXtek is currently staffing for a Budget Analyst, Senior to work within the USAF Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, Technology and Engineering (AQR).  This position supports budget matters for AQR with responsibilities for planning, programming, and budgeting efforts for the Air Force Science and Technology (S&T) portfolio, as well as the Air Force experimentation, prototyping, development planning, and technology integration programs. In addition, this position supports development and defense of the budget documentation for the AQR portfolio for the Air Force Program Objective Memorandum (POM) and President's Budget (PB) submissions. 


**This position is currently telework eligible due to COVID, with in person meetings happening approximately 3-4 days per week. When the Pentagon re-opens fully, this position may be 100% onsite.


The tasks for this position include:

  • Analyzing and developing recommendations and reports on the financial and budgeting aspects of the programs.
  • Tracking program cost and funding data through the Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) cycles, review and interpret programmatic data, and prepare cost related inputs for required reports.
  • Performing analyses of program funding for all PPBE phases and other budget exercises.
  • Tracking and assessing resource allocation options and identify possible impacts of proposed funding positions.
  • Researching and analyzing program funding and execution trends data from sources such as the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and identify issues, recommend solutions. Recommend changes to funding documentation to ensure standardization and compliance with requirements.
  • Utilizing Air Force financial software, automated databases, standard office application software, and database tools. (ABIDES, PBES, ASARS, AFM, CRIS, IDECS, Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Updating data in Air Force budget and execution plan preparation databases.
  • Tracking and researching financial regulations and policies. Analyze budgeting and financial processes associated with Air Force PPBE.
  • Developing recommendations on budgeting and financial process improvement.
  • Reviewing budget documentation material.
  • Supporting Life Cycle Cost (LCC) and other program cost-estimating efforts including disseminating information for international partners and Foreign Military Sales (FMS).
  • Any other tasks closely associated with the performance of duties list above and as coordinated with the COR. 


Active Secret Clearance


Masters’ degree in Accounting, Finance, or Management

A minimum of 10 years of defense financial management experience, or a compilation of private industry or government experience in financial management of federal government contracts.

A strong understanding and expertise in the Air Force planning, programming, budget, and execution (PPBE) process.  


Security Clearance


Company Information

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with OBXtek’s vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required and verified before the start of employment unless an accommodation request is approved.  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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