Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

Military Operations Analyst

Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
Program Analysis
Regular Full-Time


Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) is a well-established and progressive defense contracting company in the Northern Virginia area just a few miles south of the Pentagon.  We are a professional services firm established in 1972 that has a long-standing reputation for unrivaled technical and analytical support to some of the top decision makers in the Federal Sector. We do state of the art work and have a cadre of outstanding professionals on our team.


The Joint and Marine Corps Analysis Group (JMC) provides timely and objective assessments to the joint warfare community. These assessments integrate the technical, operational, programmatic, policy and business aspects across the various elements of defense department policy planning, capability development, warfare analysis and systems acquisition processes. The CMC CAG and OPNAV N95 support program’s mission is to support the identification, development, and demonstration of forward looking concepts encompassing multi-domain technologies to satisfy Multi-Service and Combatant Commands’ (COCOMs) priorities.


SPA has an immediate or near term need for a for a seasoned Military Operations Analyst. 



Analyzes and develops concepts of operations (CONOPS) of a military or governmental system to obtain a quantitative and/or qualitative, rational basis for decision making. Utilizes military warfare, military operations analysis, political military situations and military organization knowledge in determining solutions. May draw from military experience, but is a subject matter expert that provides integral support in the problem definition, requirements determination, conceptualization, and quality assurance of modeling and simulation-based decision support system applications. Possesses the ability to develop and provide operationally relevant scenarios to be used in modeling and simulation and can communicate the modeling methodology and results into useable output products.



  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 20+ years of relevant military experience or government service with knowledgeable of the National Defense Strategy and service-level operating concepts for the Army, Marine Corps or Navy.
  • Expert military planner with experience developing concepts of operations—ideally at the joint or service level for expeditionary, amphibious, advanced base or ground operations.
  • Experience leading programs or projects; responsible for people, task and financial management.
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or above.
  • DoD Top Secret security clearance.


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