Job Overview


Join Team DCMA -- Challenge yourself!

The Defense Contract Management Agency is a rich resource of indispensable partners who contribute to and benefit from integrated missions and programs. We are an independent combat support agency within the Department of Defense (DoD). We are the Department's contract manager, responsible for ensuring Federal acquisition programs, supplies, and services are delivered on time, within cost and meet performance requirements.



Who May Apply:

· All U.S. Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States

· Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligible


· As a professional engineer, the incumbent serves as an Expert Earned Value Management (EVM) Analyst in the Department of Defense (DoD), Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), Earned Value Management Division.

· Utilizes knowledge of multiple disciplines including mathematics, statistics, operations research, engineering, cost and schedule analysis, economic analysis and others as required to conduct analysis on EVM issues and systems. Related responsibilities include addressing all EVM (i.e., cost, schedule, and technical performance) issues; gathering necessary programmic, and contract information; modeling, researching, and preparing the analysis; and communicating the findings to top levels of management.

· Performs data mining and analysis to characterize supplier contract performance, risk to the Government, and to understand cause-effect relationships.

· Summarizes and reports findings from studies/analyses completed; extracts critical data, summarized and interprets such data for the CTL, IPT Leader and/or Program Manager, and senior level decision-makers. The data may be in tabular, graphic, or narrative form.

· Serves as the Agency's Earned Value Management liaison to one or more major defense industry corporate partners.

· Uses expert knowledge of each supplier's management system and an understanding of the technical parameters of the program with attendant cost drivers in order to analyze, evaluate, and interpret the supplier's progress in relation to proposed plans; current and potential overruns, schedule slippage, and funding shortfalls; the supplier's analysis of the problem and the proposed corrective action; and proposed changes in cost estimating and accounting techniques.

· The incumbent works to improve EVM analysis methods, capabilities, databases, and processes. Key to this is that the incumbent understands the roles and responsibilities of related disciplines (e.g., program management and engineering), the EVM function, and established practices in the field. Methods developed are to allow effective modeling of a range of outcomes. Knowledge and insight gained will provide a basis for initiation of action affecting policy/directive, methodology improvement, procedures, etc.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Business Travel required 35% of the time

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • PCS may be authorized