Foreign Military Sales Program Analyst (Mid)

This project provides support to the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter Joint Program Office (JPO) located in Crystal City (Arlington), VA. The JPO manages the development, test, production, fielding and sustainment of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter for the USAF, USMC, USN, and International Partner and FMS customer nations worldwide.

We are seeking a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program Analyst (Mid) to provide associated support for this project.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Support the FMS New Business cell with Letter of Requests (LOR) development and establishing, developing and executing requirements in Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOA).
  • Analyze program requirements, project status, and schedules.
  • Participate as a member of and/or supports the specified Integrated Product Teams (IPTs); and IPT directed business meetings.
  • Collect, complete, organize, analyze, and interpret technical data and financial information relating to aircraft acquisition and product programs while ensuring compliance with applicable acquisition programmatic and financial DoD, Service, and JPO policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Lead for inputting data into appropriate FMS systems and JPO program templates for new business cases included but not limited to DSAMS and SAMRs.
  • Support development of manpower packages.
  • Support Request for Information (RFI) and Request for Proposal (RFP) responses and documentation through coordination with Functional Directors and IPTs and tracking until closure of action.
  • Provide organizational and administrative support to all aspects of LOR and LOA development for new F-35 FMS cases as needed. Transcribe and maintain minutes for meetings and exchanges.
  • Track actions and tasks for FMS New Business Team. Coordinate foreign visitors to US – JPO, other sites.
  • Coordinate JPO/DTSA/SAF/IA travel to foreign countries including reservations, required pre and post travel briefings, visas etc. Also assists with development of leader travel books.
  • Maintain FMS new business cases documentation on shared file server.



The ideal candidate must be highly organized and motivated and bring the following skills and qualifications:

  • At least 8 years of experience in program management, technical or business analysis with at least 2 of them in technical efforts supporting major weapon systems and components development
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Service and OSD policy and documentation related to PPBS, life-cycle management of military acquisition programs (as specified in the DoD 5000 series).
  • Must have experience processing program acquisition, funding and contract documentation for domestic and international military aircraft programs.
  • Knowledge of the principles, policies, and practices of system acquisition to plan, organize, and coordinate critical aspects of the development, production, deployment, and sustainment of systems, subsystems, and equipment.
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) for the development of contracts and contract modifications required for the acquisition of logistics supportability products.

Minimum Requirements

  • Good briefing skills and interpersonal and/or diplomatic skills are highly desired.

Education and Experience

A High School Diploma plus 16 years of experience, an Associates degree plus 12 years or a Bachelors degree plus 8 years of experience is required.

Position Details


Crystal City, Virginia

Security Clearance

Must have ACTIVE SECRET CLEARANCE to be considered with the ability to obtain a higher level of clearance.

Work Environment

Work is typically performed in an office environment.

Physical Requirements

Largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.

Work Authorization

Candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume, inclusive of salary requirements, to, subject line: “Foreign Military Sales Program Analyst (Mid)”.

Candidate applications may be acknowledged but, due to the high volume of submissions, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Candidates without active SECRET clearance will not be considered.

This position is contingent upon contract award.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory completion of a pre-employment background review.  This includes, but is not limited to: employment, credit and education verifications and criminal records check. All applicants are required to complete the associated paperwork in advance of an interview. Writing samples may be requested.

CTP does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of CTP and CTP will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

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