Program Analyst

Federal Acquisition Service | Philadelphia, PA

Posted Date 5/21/2020

The position is located in the Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), Office of Enterprise Strategy

Management (OESM), Digital Innovation Division (QP1F).

Risk Level: Non-Sensitive, High Risk, Tier 4.

We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.

As a Program Analyst, you will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Evaluates, plans, and directs the analytical and evaluative work for critical functions related to the development and presentation of plans related to matching business requirements to systems and technology solutions.
  • Integrates results of various studies and analyses into comprehensive technical briefings, reports, and technical papers. Provides authoritative technical advice and counsel both within and outside FAS/OESM.

  • Identifies and collects necessary data including legislative and program data and interviews with senior management, program officials, employees and supervisors; assembles and assesses information gathered; formulates findings, conclusions, and recommendations.

  • Provides authoritative guidance and leadership to programs impacting one or several major Services.

  • Plans, organizes, and carries through to completion analytical studies involving issues related to key agency programs.

Duty location is negotiable in one of the following areas once a selection is made:

Washington DC, DC, US)

(New York, NY, US)

(Boston, MA, US)

(Philadelphia, PA, US)

(Atlanta, GA, US)

(Chicago, IL, US)

(Kansas City, MO, US)

(Fort Worth, TX, US)

(Denver, CO, US)

(San Francisco, CA, US)

(Auburn, WA, US)

(Raleigh, NC, US)

(San Diego, CA, US)

(Los Angeles, CA)

The salary shown in this announcement does not include locality pay.  Locality pay will be determined once the selectee's duty location has been established.

To view current locality rates, visit

For each job on your resume, provide:

  • the exact dates you held  each job (from month/year to month/year)
  • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).

If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here.

If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.

To qualify, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level or higher in the Federal service. 

Specialized experience is defined as experience analyzing and measuring the effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of administrative or technical programs; conducting studies, analyzing findings and making recommendations on substantive programs; identifying or developing metrics to measure success of initiatives and using quantitative and qualitative data to determine if success has been met.

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