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Senior Program Analyst (R2754)

Shield AI

Shield AI

Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024
Shield AI is seeking a Program Analyst in Washington, D.C. to work closely with the Program Management team to support excellence in execution of program objectives through internal management processes & systems.


  • Support effective execution of program requirements and internal management processes & systems
  • Support and help manage baseline & updates to program costs and schedules using Shield AI-selected tools
  • Generate Contract Data Requirement List (CDRL) compliant monthly financial reports that include labor hours, labor costs, Other Direct Costs (including travel), subcontractor costs, etc.
  • Conduct analysis and reporting of monthly planned vs actuals
  • Serve as primary program representative to work with Finance/Accounting to ensure the accuracy of data and reporting for all above tasks
  • Support the generation of cost estimates for program modifications/options/etc
  • Evaluate staffing needs against resource availability projections
  • Identify and assess program, project and organizational risks
  • Drive process implementation and execution


  • Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 4 years and a Master’s degree; or 2 years with a PhD; or equivalent work experience.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience working on a DoD Program of Record (PoR)
  • Understanding of DoD acquisition cycle
  • Understanding of CDRLs and related DIDS, FARs, etc…
  • Understanding of DoD program financials
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills (verbal and written) and ability to lead by influence and collaboration
  • Experience in project and program management and ability to run projects
  • Superb skills in leadership, time management, organization, team management
  • Significant experience and excellent skills with Microsoft Office Suit and experience with scheduling tools such as Microsoft Project or Smartsheet. Experience with Microsoft Project
  • Demonstrated record of working hard, being a trustworthy teammate, holding yourself and others to high standards, and being kind to others


  • Experience with Earned Value and managing Gate Reviews, Estimates at Completion (EACs) and Program Management Reviews (PMRs)
  • Power Automate for workflow automation across Microsoft applications