Air Combat Effectiveness Consulting Group, LLC





US-MD-Lexington Park


Top Secret


ACE Group is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that provides expertise in the operational application of current and future airborne weapons systems, with an emphasis on their lethality and survivability in the Naval Aviation Battlespace. Our employees draw from a wealth of personal, professional and company experience to provide our Nation’s decision makers with the knowledge required to optimally equip our Armed Services with affordable, lethal and survivable weapons systems.

We serve as our customers’ most trusted agents in their goal of producing enterprise-wide survivability investments and executable programs.  We fill key roles within customer offices, offering critical knowledge regarding design, development, procurement, and test and evaluation of new and upgraded weapons and platforms.

ACE Group’s philosophy is simple: Our success must be grounded on service and honest relationships. We focus on meeting the needs of our customers and employees, and trust that, with those satisfied employees and satisfied customers, the business will take care of itself.


The Program Analyst will be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Provide technical support to the Program Manager, Functional Leads and IPT Leads for a major Department of Defense Weapons Accelerated Acquisition Program.
  • Work closely with systems engineers and Program Managers to assist in capturing plans of action and milestones for working off technical issues and working with Master Planners to facilitate their incorporation into the Program Integrated Master Schedule. 
  • Assist the Program Risk Manager in identifying, capturing and tracking Program risks and their associated mitigation plans in accordance with, DoD Instruction 5000.02 series, SECNAVINST 5000.2 series, NAVAIRINST 5000.21 series, and the Program Risk Management Plan.
  • Use databases and MS Office products to manage, maintain and distribute technical and programmatic data, as directed by Program Manager, IPT and Functional Leads, and Configuration/Data Managers.
  • Analyze information and make recommendations with supporting rationale.
  • Utilize government-furnished data to develop products such as briefings and presentations, project reports, illustrations, etc.


  • Three years’ experience performing Program Analyst functions in support of Systems Engineering efforts for Naval Aviation.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Management; four additional years’ experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree. 
  • Two years of recent and relevant experience with Aviation Program Planning in one of the following areas: Complex Budget Processes, System Acquisition, or Interdepartmental Procurement Requests, work requests, requisitions, CDRLs and ERP.
  • Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) or Periodic Reinvestigation (PR) completed within the last six years
  • Must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; U.S. citizenship
  • Experience with Microsoft office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project
  • Highly-motivated self-starter with the ability to multitask and handle a fast-paced, dynamic work environment in order to meet ad-hoc and contractual requirements.
  • Ability to travel on an ‘as needed’ basis. 
  • Active Top-Secret clearance.


  • Experience with NAVAIR Acquisition Programs
  • Experience with Microsoft office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project
  • Experience with NAVAIR Systems Engineering Technical Review process.
  • Experience with DoD Risk and Opportunity management process.
  • Diverse career experiences


ACE Consulting Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, ACE Consulting Group complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.