Company Overview Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holdings Company, is a mission-focused services and solutions company headquartered in McLean, VA. Drawing upon its heritage companies' histories of consistent growth and high performance in the federal services market, Avantus ensures eminence is earned, sustained and grown. Avantus' services and solutions are designed, tailored, and executed based on our long history of helping our Homeland Security, Defense, Intelligence, and Federal Civilian customers solve complex challenges. Our capabilities include Project & Portfolio Management, Facilities, Acquisition & Sustainment, Systems Engineering Technical Services, Operations & Analysis, Transformation & Advisory Services, Data & Software Solutions, Digital Innovation, and Augmented Intelligence. Position Overview Avantus Federal is looking for a Analyst/Programmatics (A/P) to support our client in Falls Church, VA. The JCTD program conducts prototype demonstrations and experimentation to address Joint and Combatant Commands' (CCMDs) warfighting needs within two to four years of the identification of a need. Duties include: Responsibilities * Assists the Senior Analyst/Programmatics with providing counsel/ support to the JCTD Director on all program matters. * Must have thorough understanding of the JCTD Program. * Be familiar with its precursor the Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration (ACTD) Program that includes a basic knowledge of over 270 projects. * The A/P meets daily with the JCTD Director to directly provide counsel and establish the daily priorities. * Assists with all aspects of the bi-annual JCTD Project identification, evaluation and selection process to include the Congressional Notification process needed prior to the initiation of a JCTD. * Serves as one of the leads for communication with the JCTD community and often responsible for the dissemination the JCTD Director's guidance to key stake holders in the Combatant Commands, Services, select Defense and Other Government Agencies, Joint Staff and Select Allies. * Maintains Program metrics used to manage and defend the JCTD Program. * Develops JCTD program briefings and documentation to manage and defend the JCTD program. * Responds to daily inquiries from senior management in and outside the JCTD Program, often with very short suspense and with limited oversight. * Works with the Defense Acquisition University to organize and design JCTD courses and instructional material. Required Qualifications * Degree: Bachelor's Subject: Recognized engineering, scientific, technical, management or related discipline that is relevant to the contract * 3 years direct experience required * TS/SCI clearance required. #AvantusClearedJob Per Executive Order (E0 14042) proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to your start date. Preferred Qualifications * At least 3 years of experience operating within a Pentagon/OSD/Service Staff/Joint Staff environment * Systems Acquisition experience * Project Management experience * Project financial and programmatic execution assessment to include work planned, work performed, budgeted and actual cost of work, and schedule Company EEO Statement Avantus Federal is an equal opportunity employer and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other category protected by law. Avantus hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.