Aerospace Program Analyst

    • Job Tracking ID: KDRSS-341524
    • Job Location: Huntsville, AL
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 05/16/2022
    • Years of Experience: 1+
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Job Description

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. is leading the way in the Department of Defense's highest technical priority- Hypersonic Weapons Research, Development, Test and Evaluation.

  • Is meaningful work important to you? Be part of a team that makes a difference!
  • Are you passionate about making an impact?
  • Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation's aerospace and defense legacy.

We have an immediate need for a highly talented and motivated Program Analyst to join our Kratos Defense and Rocket Support Services (KDRSS) location. This is an excellent opportunity to join our Aerospace staff. KDRSS maintains a unique and highly capable mix of flight, ground, and material testing capability and specialized software development and application to the Hypersonic T&E.

What We Can Offer You

  • Rest and Relaxation - Generous vacation to start plus company paid holidays.
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits –Medical (BCBS & Cigna), Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness
  • Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with generous company match
  • Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program
  • Employee Resource Groups - Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongs.
  • Relocation:  - This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.
  • A Piece of the Company: Kratos offers an Employee Stock Purchase Program with 15% discount and look back feature.



  • The candidate will participate in the planning, tracking, analysis, and reporting on multiple projects of varying contract types, sizes, complexity, and level of risk.
  • The candidate will have a significant interface with Project Managers, Contract Management staff, Senior Technical Personnel, and other functional organizations.
    Develop written reports, briefings, and other documentation.
  • Ability to analyze profitability, subcontracts monthly and attend briefings with functional staff to validate current project status
  • Provide accurate sources of revenue data for inclusion in quarterly forecast exercises
  • Ability to build and maintain bottom's up estimate at completions on all project types, meet deadlines for submissions, certifications and provide management with ongoing status of EACs
  • Establishes detailed Budgets as required.
  • Ensures adherence to KDRSS policies and procedures as they relate to contract financials. Participates in new business proposals, project projections, analysis of requirements, and input to cost and management volumes.

Experience and Skills


  • Experience / Working knowledge of Cost Point and Cognos
  • Moderate Experience level with Microsoft EXCEL/VBA
  • Candidates must possess a strong background working with multiple contract Types Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Fixed Price Incentive (FPI), Fixed Price Level of Effort (FPLOE), Time and Materials (T&M), Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF), Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), and hybrid contracts
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Assistance with technical proposal writing and development


  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in Finance or Accounting and 3 + years of Project Control or related experience is Required OR Master's Degree and one year of experience.

This position allows for some telecommuting.

This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. 

An interim and/or final U.S. Secret clearance Post-Start is required.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes.

Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
Kratos Defense is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. EOE, Minorities, Females, Vet, Disabled, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or any other protected class.
All qualified job seekers are encouraged to apply. Kratos Defense is committed to America's veterans by providing opportunities for them to continue contributing after service to our nation. We also work to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.
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