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Program Analyst
Title:Program Analyst
Location:San Diego, CA

Would you love to work for a fast-growing company with amazing perks and benefits including educational and professional development and a great Work-Life balance? Then Forward Slope wants you to join our team! We are a fast-paced global engineering company with a great reputation in the Department of Defense industry (DoD) for over 20 years.

Job Description:

This position performs technical and program management tasks in support of Advance Planning (AP) and the modernization process. Effectively communicate with stakeholders in person, via email, and on Teams to obtain planning data to build a schedule for installations (fielding plan) and respond to various datacalls and schedule adjustments. Enter applicable data into required database on a daily basis and perform recurring quality analysis checks. Ensure accuracy and plan optimization by utilizing tools like Excel and Tableau to analyze fielding plan and what-if scenarios.


  • Provide oversight, technical and managerial support to Advance Planning Leads and Baseline Managers.
  • Review and analyze fielding plans, government databases, proposed Ships baseline changes, and coordinate with stakeholders to ensure changes to Ships’ baselines are integrated and meet mission requirements.
  • Participate in routine and ad hoc meetings to include preparing briefs, capturing notes, and completing action items.
  • Apply analytical techniques in support of the evaluation of program/project objectives, utilizing external databases and tools as needed.
  • Effectively communicate with multiple stakeholders to gather required information, answer datacalls, and respond to inquiries.
  • Analyze and recommend actions for routine and emergent fielding plan changes and Fleet alteration installation requests.
  • Provide program planning for C4I mission systems to include analyzing fielding requirements, budget constraints, and platform availability.
  • Develop and maintain records within applicable databases.
  • Assist with the execution of AP roles and responsibilities delineated in the pertinent policies and procedures.

Desired qualifications:

  • Ability to work with a team and work independently
  • Experience developing briefs and formulating responses to data calls
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented, flexible, proactive, and adaptable to changing client priorities
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Experience with Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition programs, organizations, processes, and procedures.

Required Qualification:

  • Three (3) years of experience with of combined specialized Department of the Navy (DON) experience participating in IPTs, interacting with stakeholders, leading projects, defining customer requirements, developing processes and policies, and utilizing databases.
  • Bachelor’s degree, or five years of experience working at or providing support to NAVWAR/PEO C4I may be used in lieu of a degree.
  • Individual must be proficient in Microsoft applications: PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams

Other Requirements:

  • Must possess a current Security Clearance at the secret level.
*Salary Range:  $75,000 - $85,000

Job Type: Full-Time Salary

Why Join Forward Slope?

  • Fast-paced global company with a great reputation in the DoD industry for over 20 years
  • Telework option available
  • Flexible working hours based on job needs
  • Great and fun work culture
  • Amazing benefits package for full time employees (including 90% employer contribution for employee medical benefits)
  • 3 weeks of PTO a year
  • 11 paid company holidays a year
  • Team Building - Continuous appreciation events for our employees
  • Education and Professional Development – programs to help you with your educational and professional growth!
  • Free coffee/snacks and occasional free food and so much more!

*The listed pay scale reflects the broad, minimum to maximum, pay scale for this position for the location for which it has been posted and is not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Other compensation considerations may include, but are not limited to, job responsibilities, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, or other applicable factors. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION - PROVISION The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

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