Schedule Risk Assessment Analyst

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Alexandria, VA, USA
  • Jun 25, 2021

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Schedule Risk Assessment Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse, and highly motivated individuals supporting the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E)).  The perfect candidate will have in-depth technical knowledge and experience with schedule analysis existing and advanced concepts, DoD weapon systems and their capabilities, concept of operations, and limitations.

Job duties include:

  • Perform schedule analysis and assessment of schedule aspects of technical planning and technical management of a specific program as part of OSD’s Independent Technical Risk Assessments (ITRA) during critical acquisition milestones.
  • Contribute to ITRA plans, preliminary and final reports, briefings
  • Participate in PDR/CDR assessments of ACAT 1D programs, identify risk and recommend mitigation measures
  • Support DT&E Sufficiency and Performance Assessments
  • Analyze the health of developed program schedules and provide tailored recommendations for improvement
  • Collect, analyze, and report key schedule performance and execution metrics to support benchmarking and program assessments

Work will be performed primarily via telework, at the Pentagon and/or  the Mark Center in Alexandria, VA.


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree and fifteen (15) years of related experience. B.S. degree in a scientific, engineering, technical, or analytical discipline; Master's degree and thirteen (13) years of related experience. 
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in relevant schedule analysis methods, processes and tools (e.g., DCMA 14-point analysis, Critical Path Method (CPM) and Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT), COTS project management and schedule analysis tools (e.g., Primavera, Microsoft Project), etc.)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Expertise and experience in evaluating integrated program schedules for complex DoD weapons systems


  •  Active Top Secret/SCI eligibility