Program Analyst

Metro DC Area

As a Consultant at Partner Forces, you act as a trusted advisor to our clients’ day in and day out. You have the opportunity to collaborate with your colleagues, our partners and our clients to ideate, initiate and complete task, projects, and initiatives. You work on mission-oriented projects, during which we want you to bring forward actionable insights, solve complex problems, and thrive on delivering meaningful solutions.

What we are looking for:

Partner Forces is seeking a Program Analyst to support a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) client. This position will play a key role in supporting strategic initiatives for this agency. The primary responsibility set for this position involves conducting research and analysis, creating high quality deliverables, stakeholder engagement, and website management. The ideal candidate is someone who is proactive, able to work independently, and possesses a growth mindset.

What you will do as a Program Analyst:

  • Conduct thorough research to support new deliverables for the agency.
  • Compile and present data-driven insights to inform deliverable strategy and recommendations.
  • Gather, analyze, compose, and/or edit technical documentation and briefings for program leader(s).
  • Engage with key stakeholders, including clients, partners, and internal teams, to gather requirements, provide updates, and ensure alignment with project goals.
  • Organize meetings; develop materials such as agendas and talking points; attend or preside over meetings, as needed; capture action items and monitor progress.
  • Take ownership of projects, ensuring timely and successful completion.
  • Stay updated with industry trends and best practices to enhance skills and knowledge.
  • Encourage and contribute to a culture of innovation and continuous improvement.


  • US citizenship required.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • At least 2 years of experience in program analysis, research, website management, or a related area.
  • Strong analytical and research skills, with the ability to synthesize complex information.
  • Proficiency in website management tools. Drupal preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for effective stakeholder engagement.
  • Proven ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • A growth mindset with a proactive approach to learning and problem-solving.
  • Security background is a plus, with knowledge of cybersecurity principles and best practices.

Next Steps:

If your application looks like a match, someone from our People Operations team will reach out to schedule a phone screening. During this conversation, we will determine if a current or future position aligns with your experience and skills. If things go well, from there you'll meet with members from the project team, including the hiring manager and teammates, and possibly be asked to prepare a presentation, submit a writing assessment, or something else to showcase your practical knowledge. If we find you are a match, you’ll get a call offering you the role. While we wish we could hire every great candidate who comes our way, the reality is that we can't. If you are not selected, we will be sure to connect with you and let you know so you can move on with your search. We will also keep your resume for future needs.

We look forward to reviewing your application!


The Company

Partner Forces, LLC., is a WOSB focused on helping homeland security partners with their most pressing and complex challenges and opportunities. The company provides management consulting services for the homeland security and national security enterprise. We offer clients holistic and integrated solutions to their current and emerging homeland security requirements related to program development and analysis, stakeholder engagement and outreach, strategic planning, technology implementation, security and preparedness assessment, and business process design and improvement.

Partner Forces values a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. It is the policy of Partner Forces to comply with all federal and state laws concerning the employment of persons with disabilities and to act in accordance with regulations and guidance issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and state agencies. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at