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Senior SIGINT System Engineer

ECS Federal

ECS Federal

Posted on Tuesday, May 7, 2024

ECS is seeking a Financial Analyst to work in our Arlington, VA office.

Job Description:

ECS provides Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in a dynamic environment pursuing impactful and cutting-edge research. We're seeking candidates with experience with financial management in a DoD environment to join our team in support of the DARPA mission.

In this role candidates will support the financial management of DARPA research program portfolios, tracking and forecasting budgets, collaborating with multi-functional teams and government stakeholders. The successful candidate will have exceptional organizational skills; financial management experience in support of DoD environments; educational experience in basic business, finance, accounting and economics principles; and the ability to work in a fast paced, ever-changing R&D environment with a positive, team-oriented attitude. Candidate must be able to keep track of tasking, deadlines, and action items.

Required Skills:

  • US Citizen.
  • Must possess an active Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance.
  • BA or BS in finance, accounting, economics, or related field.
  • 3+ years of experience with the following:
    • Providing programmatic, financial, and administrative support for Department of Defense (DoD) Program Managers
    • Drafting DoD financial documents such as Military Interdepartmental Purchase Requests (MIPRs) and working with DoD financial systems including Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI)
    • Providing document management, program planning, solicitation preparation, scientific review evaluation boards planning and support, conference planning, preparing presentations and reports, and general office coordination/management
    • Preparing and/or reviewing financial documents, tracking program commitments, obligations, and expenditures, and contractor monthly reports and monitoring contractor performance
    • Developing reports, briefings, program and contract documents
    • Analyzing performance metrics and programmatic documents to ensure contractual, cost, and schedule objectives are met, providing programmatic and financial analysis of contractor schedule, and assisting with performance analysis and reporting
    • Administering and tracking multiple program and seedling contracts, and multiple other government agency and services tasks including financial oversight, monitoring program milestones and assisting with document preparation and coordination.
    • Managing program and performer documents via internal network drives and external Sharepoint sites

Desired Skills:

  • Active DoD Top Secret (TS) Clearance
  • Master's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field
  • DARPA experience with a demonstrated knowledge of budget management and financial processes, contracting requirements and project management
  • Team player with the ability to work in a Federal government client environment and positively interact with clients, contractors, and other DARPA support personnel on a daily basis
  • Experience in organizing and facilitating large program meetings and conferences
  • Ability to learn quickly, multi-task, and show flexibility, initiative, and innovation in dealing with challenging problems
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, detail-oriented, and strong professional oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point
  • Experience working classified programs and in SCIFs

ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3800+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.