Strategic Budgeting and Business Process, SME

Data Analytics / Intelligence
Top Secret/SCI with Poly



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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert insights to support and contribute to the analysis, reporting, and strategic planning of a customer center's financial activities and budget.
  • Assist in crafting comprehensive spend plans for current and future fiscal years.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to execute budgets effectively, ensuring alignment with programmatic goals and optimal resource utilization.
  • Assist in the development of budget submissions, ensuring alignment with strategic goals.
  • Contribute to the creation of fiscal guidance and implantation schedules for each budget phase, subject to customer review and acceptance.
  • Support adherence to Intelligence Planning, Programming, Budget, and Execution (IPPBE) deadlines and milestones, facilitating customer participation in necessary processes.
  • Be the focal point for all external budget and strategic plans requests to include other IC organizations and Federal Government organizations.
  • Contribute to the enhancement of operational procedures by recommending and implementing process improvements.
  • Maintain a meticulous record and tracking system for interagency agreements, facilitating seamless financial transactions.
  • Provide dedicated support to the center's front office and plans team,  aiding in the execution of their requirements and addressing process-related inquiries.
  • Engage in developing insightful budget analysis, participating in financial data calls, and conducting portfolio reviews.
  • Collaborate with the customer in the development and evaluation of fiscal program builds for both internal components and IC-wide Programs.
  • Devise effective methods to track spending, execution, commitments, obligations, and expenses for the component.
  • Develop strategic program briefs to effectively communicate critical information.
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of the budget, ensuring balance across various functions and disciplines.
  • Contribute to and generate various communication materials, such as talking points, briefs, and reports pertaining to budgets, for dissemination through interagency forums and working groups.
  • Collaborate closely with USG and IC partners in large interagency forums and working groups, fostering effective communication and collaboration.
  • Minimum of 16 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 14 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 10 years with Ph.D.
  • Current and active TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph.
  • A minimum of 7-10 years working in government budgeting of which 3-5 years must be within the Intelligence Community.
  • Proven expertise of government budget execution activities and adept familiarity with the intricacies of the Intelligence Planning, Programming, Budget, and Execution Process (IPPBE).
  • Ability to identify, acquire, and combine relevant business data to inform executives
  • Experience drafting written communications for an executive-level audience
  • Exceptional initiative and ability to operate with limited oversight

Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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