Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd.

Foreign Military Sales Program Analyst Senior

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Program Management
Full Time
Location : Name
Arlington, VA

Position Summary

Odyssey Systems has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Foreign Military Sales Program Analyst, supporting the F-35 Joint Program Office.  The F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) is a joint, multi-national program and is the Department of Defense’s (DoD) focal point for defining affordable next generation strike aircraft weapon systems  among the United States (U.S.) Air Force (USAF), U.S. Navy (USN), U.S. Marine Corps (USMC), and U.S. allies currently composed of seven (7) cooperative international partners: the United Kingdom, Italy, Netherlands, Canada, Australia, Denmark, and Norway; as well as Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers. The F-35 is the next generation strike fighter bringing cutting-edge technologies to the battle-space of the future. The F-35’s advanced airframe, autonomic logistics, avionics, propulsion systems, stealth, and firepower.



Duties include, but not limited to: 

  • Experience in defense acquisition program management related to weapon systems acquisition and life-cycle management;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles, policies, and practices of system acquisition to plan, organize, and coordinate critical aspects of the development, production, and deployment of systems, subsystems, and equipment
  • Manage the F-35 LOA process that is the foundation of each FMS country’s F-35 program
  • Support Program Management Reviews (PMRs) for each country in the F-35 Program to ensure each program remains on track
  • Familiarity with DoD Instruction (DoDI) 5000.2, DoD Directive (DODD) 5530.03 (International Agreements), and the International Cooperation in Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (IC in AT&L) Handbook
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Security Assistance/Security Cooperation (SA/SC) programs to include the understanding of the FMS sales process from case development, implementation, execution, to closure in accordance with the Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM), DoD 5105.38-MX
  • Support coordination, review, and approval of Decision Memoranda by all Partners
  • Support requirements, PMR action items and ongoing, non-U.S. development, sustainment, and production challenges
  • Support coordination with U.S. agencies on any programmatic or policy matter pertaining to the USG’s F-35 cooperative and FMS programs established with countries
  • Support open lines of communication and maximum transparency between the F-35 program and external stakeholders (i.e., industry and international Ministries of Defense) with and through Partner National Deputies and FMS Foreign Liaison Officers (FLOs)



Minimum Required Qualifications:

Citizenship: Must be a US citizen

Clearance: Active Secret Clearance

Education: Master’s Degree in the stated discipline Or a Bachelor’s Degree plus 4 years additional work experience related to the labor category

Years’ experience: 

  • At least 10 years of experience performing work related to the labor category
  • At least three (3) years in support of a Major Defense Acquisition Program (MDAP) and a minimum of five (5) years of recent work experience related to international acquisition programs.
  • At least ten (10) years of aircraft operational experience

Additional Information:


Travel: 10% (United Kingdom, Italy, Netherlands, Canada, Australia, Denmark, and Norway)




Company Overview

Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, is an innovative small business committed to providing world-class technical, management, and training support services to government and public sector clients. We focus on people, processes, and performance to deliver superior results. Since our inception in 1997, our commitment to mission success and customer satisfaction has been recognized with exponential growth and exceptional past performance ratings. We accept challenging assignments and drive projects from the planning stages, through implementation, and into operations and support.


Please note: Final compensation for this position will be determined by various factors such as the Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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