Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

  • Business Analyst - Agreements and Technology Transfer

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
    Program Analysis
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Civil Markets and San Diego (CSD) group provides a broad range analytical, engineering, independent assessments, strategic planning, and technology research, development, testing, and evaluation (RDT&E) programs in support of new SPA markets.  Specifically, SPA San Diego supports NIWC Pacific Technology Transfer (T2) Office, which plays an integral part in accomplishing the overall mission of transitioning Navy innovation from the lab to market, and ultimately the warfighter.  The mission of the T2 Office is to facilitate the transfer of intellectual property, resources and information between Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Pacific and the external communities to improve the value of innovation and creative work accomplished at NIWC Pacific. #IN123 


    The position will provide research and technology applications support to the T2 Office at a U.S. Navy research and development laboratory (NIWC Pacific), assisting with the growth of research collaboration to meet requirements set forth in the Federal Technology Transfer Act. 

    • Support technology agreements between NIWC Pacific and external partners.
    • Interface with multiple internal and external stakeholders to facilitate drafting, negotiating, and executing technology transfer agreements, and cooperative research and development agreements, (CRADAs).
    • Evaluate the feasibility of accomplishing stated program objectives from technical and management aspects, and review technical documentation delivered by contractors and Government activities.
    • Prepare reports of findings and make recommendations for corrections or resolution of negotiated agreements.
    • Prepare briefs, reports, and executive summaries in established format for internal and external stakeholders and partners.
    • This position will require up to 5% travel (U.S. only).


    The place of performance for this position is at a U.S. Navy installation. This is a full time position; however part time option is available depending on qualifications.



    • Bachelor’s degree in one of the following disciplines:  Engineering, Technical or Business; or 3-5 years of previous experience coordinating technical requirements and developing agreements such as CRADAs, Memorandums of Agreement/Understanding (MOA/MOU), Cooperative Agreements, Statements of Work, or similar type of documents.
    • Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate (verbal and written) complex technical subjects and concepts.
    • Demonstrated ability to reliably manage complex U.S. Navy and non-Navy stakeholder interactions throughout the project management process.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously – mitigating schedule and scope risk – and providing recommendations to achieve T2 Office objectives.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • A DoD SECRET security clearance is required.


    • Understanding and experience with technology/product development and marketing of technology/products for adoption in the commercial marketplace.
    • Experience facilitating agreements (e.g., research partnerships or contracts) through coordination with multiple internal and external stakeholders.
    • Experience with building, enabling, supporting, and/or managing strategic partnerships and alliances.
    • Skills, experience, or training in negotiation, mediation, or agreement facilitation.
    • Knowledge and experience with technology commercialization and technology transfer concepts and processes.
    • Demonstrated experience in DoD and U.S. Navy S&T programs and processes.


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