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Missile Defense Agency Program Analyst in Redstone Arsenal, Alabama

Summary The position(s) covered by this vacancy announcement is in the Department of Defense (DoD) Acquisition Workforce Personnel Demonstration Project (AcqDemo). For more information please see: ACQDEMO Responsibilities This position is part of the DoD, Department of Defense. The incumbent will be responsible for planning, analyzing, and advising management on a variety of program-, technical-, and business- related issues which have significant mission impact. As a Program Analyst at the NH-0343-4 some of your typical work assignments may include: Serves as the DZX subject matter expert related to Congressional Requests for Information (RFIs), Questions for the Record (QFRs), Inserts for the Record, and Reports to Congress (RTCs). Applies guidance delineated in DoD Directives addressing the Department's relationship with Congress and procedures to meet their requests for information. Identifies and recommends the resource and manpower requirements for the processing of future RFIs, QFRs, Inserts for the Record, and RTCs. Oversees Congressional RFIs, QFRs, and RTCs response process and performs analyses of the various requests, ensures consistency of responses with prior RFIs and President's Budget requests. Maintains up-to-date tracking data that reflects the Authorization and Appropriation impacts on the President's Annual Missile Defense Budget Request. Analyzes and interprets legislation for relevance and application to MDA's programs, projects, and activities. Provides substantive analyses designed to improve the management of the RFI process. Provide comments on technical and administrative findings and analysis for particular functional areas. Determines and recommends overall technical approaches to monitor Congressional RFIs and the RFI staffing process. Conducts in-depth research and critical analyses to determine evidence of trends and strategies related to Congressional issues. Ensures consistency of information between various MDA products and materials previously approved and provided to other Committees, Members, and Staff. Work with programs to ensure this consistency exists. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications You may qualify at the NH-04 broadband level if you fulfill three of the following qualifications: A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the NH-03/GS-13 grade level in the Federal service: Experience with the processes, procedures, and internal workings of Department of Defense Programs and Congressional processes; Communication (oral and written) skills, ability to research, plan, coordinate, and brief actions in order to support leadership's goals, objectives, and mission; Experience with DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) process, products, terminology, and guidance documents in order to facilitate responses to RFI and QFR requests; Experience with Agency program goals and objectives, the sequences and timing of key program events and milestones, and methods of evaluating the work of program accomplishments in order to develop and provide Congressional position analysis. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Education Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level. Additional Information Other Notes: This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies. This is an acquisition position coded Advanced in Program Management. Incumbent must obtain mandatory Back-to-Basics (BtB) certification within 48 months of entry into position. Incumbent must acquire 80 Continuous Learning Points every 24 months Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information: Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements: Person with Disabilities- Schedule A Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans Other Special Appointment Authorities - Subpart F Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see ) To receive consideration please make sure you select ALL appropriate eligibilities in the application questionnaire. Re-employed Annuitant: This position does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at: