Serco Inc.

Senior Acquisition Training (FFG 62) Analyst

Recruiting Location : Location
Position Type
Security Clearance
Yes - May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position

Position Description

If you love high profile and challenging projects supporting the US Navy- Serco has a great opportunity for you!  NAVSEA is changing the face of Navy training across the fleet. The Surface Training Systems (STS) Program Office is the OPNAV single point of contact for strategic program planning, policy, acquisition, life-cycle management, research and development, and technical insertion into all existing and future Navy Surface Training Systems. Join the Serco team as we work to transform Navy training for the Sailor 2025 vision.


This position supports NAVSEA in the acquisition, stand-up and lifecycle support for new combat systems, high-tech trainers for the Navy. Develops and evaluates plans for training systems supporting modernization, new construction acquisition programs. Assesses and recommends the feasibility of proposed approaches to solve problems. Possesses knowledge of AEGIS Weapons Systems and applicable Navy Combat Systems training and operational mission areas and training system requirements.


You will be part of a large team that works closely with the customer and other Serco teams to deliver quality training solutions to the Surface Navy.  This team has been recognized by the Navy and the industry for their outstanding contributions to the contract and program.  Our team takes a customer and employee focus to ensure a positive team working environment.


Sr. Acquisition Training Analyst will:

  • Provide program management and training system acquisition support for Surface Training Advanced Virtual Environment Combat Systems (STAVE-CS) training systems as needed.
  • Coordinate with training system acquisition stakeholders to support Planning, Programming, Budgeting & Execution (PPBE) process in support of requirements, development, delivery and sustainment of Surface Training Systems as required by the Department of Defense 5000.2 series and OPNAV instructions for Warfare Chairs.
  • Develop and maintain project status briefs, trackers and other project management tools to monitor and report cost, schedule, performance and risk related to a portfolio of STAVE-CS training system acquisition projects.
  • Make recommendations for training requirements and advise the Mission Area Chair on defending the requirements to the Surface Expeditionary Warfare Training Committee (SEWTC) and the resource sponsor.
  • This position specializes in the planning, acquisition, activation and sustainment of Navy Training Systems and Installations. 
  • Develops financials planning and budget forecasts for system acquisition and sustainment. 
  • Develops and updates Senior Level PowerPoint Briefings.


To Be Successful in this Role you Will Have:

  • An Active Secret Clearance.
  • Bachelor’s degree in plus 5-7 years directly relevant work experience.
    • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years applicable work experience.
  • 1-3 years Navy Acquisition and/or Program Management experience.
  • Experience in Acquisition Program Management and/or Navy Project Management.
  • Navy Operational / Navy Training experience and/or Navy DOD Experience.
  • Expert level experience with Microsoft applications, especially PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
  • Navy Combat Systems experience.


  • Possesses knowledge of AEGIS Weapons Systems and applicable Navy Combat Systems training and operational mission areas and training system requirements. Experience in Acquisition Program Management and/or Navy Project Management.
  • Navy Operational / Navy Training experience and/or Navy DOD Experience.
  • OPNAV / Pentagon Acquisition Experience.
  • DAWIA Certification.
  • Aegis Combat Systems experience.
  • Surface Training Systems experience.
  • Surface Warfare Officers and Surface Warfare Qualified Enlisted experience.
  • Master Training Specialist (MTS) or Former Navy Instructor experience.

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 over 9,000 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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If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.


Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email


COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).


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