BAE Systems Program Support Specialist in Rome, New York
BAE Systems is seeking a well-rounded and experienced Program Specialist to support multiple Program Management Offices (PMOs) at the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) in Rome, NY. The successful candidate must possess strong problem solving and financial analysis skills, be detail-oriented and able to prioritize and manage numerous ongoing tasks.
This position requires extensive use of Microsoft Excel and advanced understanding of Excel functions, formulas, what-if analysis, macros, graphs and pivot tables. In addition, this position entails extensive communication and coordination among program team members, PMO customers and internal functional support areas, thus strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.
Other required skills include proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (such as PowerPoint, Word, etc.), and the ability to learn numerous corporate and customer specific business, financial, and database applications used for various business activities. Candidate must be comfortable working independently in a cross-functional team environment.
Duties of this position include:
Providing / coordinating various planning, monitoring, and control tasks for the Operations programs, including finance tracking, security database management, coordination and tracking of government approvals for accesses, and general administration
Serving as a liaison between Government PMs, program teams, and other functions supporting the programs; interfacing with BAE Systems PMO, customers and subcontractors in support of Government Program Management Office activities
Supporting project execution planning by performing financial analysis and other program support related to the technical and business resources needed to achieve program objectives; includes pre- and post-award project activities from inception through closeout, including tracking contract deliverables and managing contract documentation
Monitoring, controlling and reporting on the status of programs, projects and operation budgets; prepares/ coordinates status reports
Conducting a variety of analysis to monitor programmatic health, assessing issues and developing resolutions to improve processes and meet program and branch level goals and objectives
Providing program administrative/ financial leadership and guidance to Program Management Office, including financial queries to determine status of funds and expenditures
Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience
Required Skills and Education
Demonstrated experience in recognizing opportunities for process improvement, and recommending/ implementing changes to optimize performance
Demonstrated experience in creating or adapting software templates, tools, and other program assets to meet operational and programmatic needs in a changing environment
Outstanding financial analysis and problem solving skills
Strong written and oral communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, with advanced experience of Microsoft Excel
Sound judgment and the proven experience in handling sensitive information with discretion
Knowledge of project planning and project based cost structure, including budgeting, forecasting, reconciliation, etc.
Demonstrated ability to learn multiple corporate and customer specific business, financial, and database applications used for various business activities
Proven experience with reviewing and understanding contract documents
Desire to serve in a leadership capacity
Preferred Skills and Education
Bachelor s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business with minimum of 2 years experience
Experience with Atlassian tool suite, including JIRA and Confluence
Understanding of Agile Development process
Demonstrated experience with configuration management
Technical skill-base (such as basic programming, database creation and query, or VBA/Excel) that would support customized database queries or ad-hoc reporting, and other automation of data analysis, manipulation, and presentation
Experience with Government contracts
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we dofrom intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That s BAE Systems. That s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit www.baesystems.com and follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/baesystemsintel.
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