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Serco Capabilities Integration and Development Systems Analyst in Shaw AFB, South Carolina

Position Description

United States Air Force Central Command (USAFCENT) is the Air Force Service Component of United States Central Command (USCENTCOM), a joint Department of Defense combatant command responsible for U.S. security interests in 27 nations that stretch from the Horn of Africa through the Persian Gulf region, into Central Asia. This position supports support of 9th Air Force (Air Forces Central)/A8R, Strategic Requirements Division under the USAFCENT/A8 Programs and Requirements Directorate.

In this Capabilities Integration and Development Systems Analyst role, you will:

  • Directly assists the Programs & Resources Division Chief by applying expertise, developing, interpreting, and implementing policies and procedures to provide planning, programming, and program guidance to facilitate the identification and determination of alternative ways to resolve substantive problems and issues of effectiveness and efficiency of work operations for long-range implementation in assigned program area(s).

  • Be responsible for analyzing and evaluating substantive program operations, management and organizational effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity, to develop strategies for USAFCENT input to the Program Decision Memorandum (PDM), Future Year Defense Plan (FYDP), the Joint Capabilities Board (JCB), CENTCOM Functional Capabilities Board (CFCB), and 3-star Defense Acquisition Working Group (DAWG) for major operational program areas.

  • Be responsible for coordinating cross-directorate team of SMEs in the development of the Commander, USAFCENT products and formal submissions to the Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) process, acts as the SME for the “Manual For the Operation of the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System” (JCIDS) and AFI 10-601, Operational Capability Requirements Development and as the Directorate’s SME for CENTCOM Command Regulation (CCR) 71-9, United States Central Command Capabilities Integration and Development System

The CIDS Analyst duties and responsibilities also include, but are not limited to:

  • Applying expert analytical and evaluative skills to determine the actions necessary to support a variety of major mission and operational plans that are compatible with previous Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) decisions, Service strategies, policies, concepts and objectives, and Congressional decisions, to provide the broadest range of alternatives to USAFCENT and Central Command (CENTCOM) leadership.

  • Developing and recommending modifications to systems and programs around doctrine, tactics, and concepts of operations that track USAFCENT, CENTCOM, Air Force, OSD, and joint planning documents.

  • Promoting interchange of information on requirements, capabilities, deficiencies, and technology applications in the area of specialization.

  • Training, preparing, coordinating, and maintaining a current roster of expert action officers assigned to assist CENTCOM Capabilities Integration and Development System (CCIDS) portfolio managers, CFCBs, and the Requirements Oversight Council (ROC), as needed

  • Sponsoring and generating Program Budget Review (PBR) Issue Nomination (IN) papers and Integrated Priority List (IPL) topic papers in support of the CCIDS

  • Serving as the 9 AF (AFCENT) point of contact to USCENTCOM/CCJ8 for Service-specific capability requirements, capability gaps, and capability solutions

  • Developing new methods for documenting, planning, and programming decisions in appropriate formats, providing expert technical guidance and high-level advisor support, to meet USAFCENT assigned program requirements. Preparing briefings, correspondence, reports and other documents for cross-directorate coordination and executive approval

  • Defending recommendations of higher levels of management as necessary

  • Establishing on-going evaluation mechanisms for evaluating the effectiveness of program processes as they relate to major mission and operational plans support

  • Interfacing with headquarters and other technical/analytical agencies on advances in state-of-the-art technology

  • Coordinating to ensure A8 representation during visits with government and industry reps

  • Planning, organizing, and coordinating the activities of the division, ensuring they comply with legal and regulatory requirements and meet customer needs

  • Developing goals and objectives that integrate USAFCENT objectives with Combatant Command (COCOM) mission requirements

  • Researching, interpreting, analyzing, and applying policies, regulations, directives, programs, doctrine, and procedures

  • Establishing policies and procedures for accomplishment of planning, advocacy and requirements work in support of one or more command programs and missions

  • Performing self-inspections and drafting up detailed and comprehensive reports with any recommended corrective action

  • Preparation of high-level briefings of conclusions

  • Reporting PBR and IPL development issues to 9 AF (AFCENT) leadership and prepare the 9 AF (AFCENT) General Officer Representative to the CCIDS Executive Management Board (EMB)

  • Preparing reports, responses to queries, justifications, and background papers on the technical aspects of areas of expertise and assignment

  • Coordinating to ensure A8 representation on working groups, steering groups, or other meetings, conferences, and seminars

  • Coordinating meetings that A8 will host with Joint Staff, COCOMs, OSD, Services, National Laboratories and Department of State representatives to discuss/resolve concepts and other issues of common interest


To be successful in this Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) Analyst roll, you will have:

  • Three (3) years of experience working with CIDS at the Major Command, Numbered Air Force (NAF) or COCOM level

  • Two (2) years of experience in Microsoft Office applications/email systems or the equivalent

  • Three (3) years’ experience with planning, organizing, developing studies or projects and negotiate effectively with management to accept and implement recommendations, where the proposals involve substantial USAFCENT, Service, Joint Staff, or DoD resources

  • Associate degree

  • Secret Security Clearance

  • Highly desired - Candidates familiar with Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DODAF) products and documentation.

If you are interested in supporting and working with our military and sailors and a passionate Serco team- then submit your application now for immediate consideration. It only takes a few minutes and could change your career!

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has approximately 8,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).

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ID 38294

Recruiting Location : Location US-SC-Shaw AFB

Category Operations Management

Position Type Full-Time

Security Clearance Secret

Telework No - Teleworking not available for this position