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Overview of the PositionYou will be supporting the Management Operations Division within Space Systems Command Space Systems Integration Office (SSC/BZO). SSC/BZ is responsible for supporting and integrating current and future space acquisition programs, responding to warfighter requirements, evaluating emerging technologies, and communicating with international, commercial, and inter-agency partners. Description of dutiesThis position interacts with a civilian NH-04 Division Chief and Directorate leadership on a daily basis. The individual will provide personnel management support to Space Force customers in El Segundo, CA. You will be in the premier space acquisition organization responsible for delivering space-based capabilities and effects to our warfighters and allied partners. Key duties associated with this position include:- Apply critical thinking and experience to develop solutions for our customer’s most challenging issues; - Manage the Directorate’s military and/or civilian manpower program to include disseminating information to military and civilian personnel as well as their supervisors; - Build weekly reports and briefings; - Create documents and staff packages; - Understand Department of Defense, Air Force, and Space Force organizations, processes, procedures, instructions, and guidance; - Support customer meetings, which includes providing read-ahead materials, drafting meeting minutes, and tracking assigned action items.
Provides subject matter expertise in safeguarding high-value information. Implements policies, procedures, standards, training, and methods for identifying and protecting agency classified/sensitive information from unauthorized disclosure. Coordinates with offices, both internal and external, to protect the equities of stakeholders whose information is involved in the agency’s day-to-day operations. Reviews classification guidance generated for new or ongoing programs to ensure that specific and correct guidance is available to customers. Ensures even application of standards by reviewing information and documents scheduled for release outside the agency and to various customers. Coordinates with scientific, technical, and other subject-matter specialists to assess the classification level appropriate to information sensitivity. Consults with appropriate officials to determine whether a proposed classification level is too high or too low. Reviews classification and declassification decisions rendered by DTRA subject matter experts to ensure decisions are in compliance with national security standards.
In this role, the Senior Program Analyst will support the US NAVSEA AUKUS program office in managing the development of a physical security and emergency response plans for US submarines in Australia. Responsibilities will include:- Coordinating with fleet and international stakeholders- Assisting in development and review of force protection plans for submarines and facilities based in Australia- Providing subject matter expertise in US submarine force protection This position is located in Alexandria, VA with potential for light telework.
In this role, the Senior Program Analyst will support the US NAVSEA AUKUS program office in managing the development of a submarine nuclear capability. Responsibilities will include:- Coordinating with US nuclear regulator- Assisting Australia in developing their submarine nuclear capability and associated interfaces with NAVSEA's non-nuclear projects- Providing subject matter expertise in US engineering philosophy This position is located in Alexandria, VA with potential for light telework.
SPA seeks a passionate and dedicated analyst and manager interested in providing technical, data-driven support combined with strategy-informed operations research analysis. The ideal candidate will have a passion for solving challenging, unstructured, and time-critical problems in both leadership and supporting roles. The candidate will participate in analyses, assessments, and workshops that integrate technical, operational, and programmatic aspects across various elements of the Department of Defense. The individual will support and lead cross-functional, high-performance teams conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis, including wargaming, to inform decision makers at the highest levels of the government, including the Secretary of Defense, Congress, and the White House. Candidates can expect to manage multiple tasks concurrently, often with constrained timelines. Tasks may be aligned to the individual’s expertise and interests but will often require individuals to rapidly learn and apply new knowledge and skills. Successful candidates will quickly be rewarded with leadership opportunities and direct engagement with external clients and stakeholders.
Evaluate implications of existing or proposed projects, programs, processes, and policies/laws and recommend improvements to the Government point-of-contact (POC). Assist the PM and Acquisition Team in the planning and organizing of program management activities, and/or analyses efforts of a group of specialists, and /or advising on and performing work related to program management. Plan, organize, complete, and present assessments of program management concepts, analyses, studies, and procedures. Assist in performing a wide range of activities including gathering a variety of program information, conducting analyses, acquisition strategy planning, pre-award and post-award document preparation, and milestone planning, tracking, scheduling, briefing preparation, staff coordination, and decision documentation preparation. Demonstrate an understanding of DoD acquisition processes, and analytical methods or techniques to gather, analyze, and evaluate information required by programs or project managers and Mission Partners; draw conclusions and devise solutions to problems relating to improvement of acquisition effectiveness and compliance; develop and draft acquisition documentation and ensure quality control; many perform work measurement studies, program or operations efficiency reviews, cost studies, or workload change impact analyses; and rely upon and use automated management information systems in performing fact finding, analytical, and advisory functions. Apply understanding in the application of acquisition management initiatives such as buying commercial items (i.e. acquisition of Non-developmental Items (NDI), Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) items, and FAA certified items), Commercial Practices (such as Performance Based Business Environment), Earned Value Management System (EVMS), Evolutionary Acquisition and Agile Acquisition of the Integrated Defense Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Life Cycle Management System and Acquisition Streamlining. Assist in planning, organizing, and managing critical aspects of the development, production, and/or deployment of systems, subsystems, and equipment.
Provide support of the acquisition, development, or sustainment of weapon systems, subsystems, and support equipment. Provide technical assistance to the IPTs as it relates to Operational Safety, Suitability, & Effectiveness (OSS&E). Review Engineering Change Proposals (ECP), Requests for Deviation (RFD), and maintain system configuration baselines. Participate in Technology Insertion discussions, Configuration Control Boards (CCB), and Technical & Programmatic Reviews. Assist in performing Failure Analysis and the production of economical solutions to improve System Reliability, Maintainability, and Availability. Support weapons systems lifecycle analysis of alternatives, creation of investment strategies, design, manufacturing, development, support and end-of-life processes. Apply an understanding of DoD, AF and common engineering and scientific principles, criteria and procedures to improve planned and existing AF and joint service weapon system manufacture, operations, re-manufacture and de-militarization operations and oversight.
This position is responsible for providing specialized expertise supporting the acquisition analysis of multi-intelligence (multi-INT) solutions and services. You will be assisting and advising Government managers responsible for the complete end-to-end life cycle of the customer's Ground Enterprise. You will perform engineering and analysis to ensure programs successfully develop and deliver core mission processing services in all phases of the acquisition life cycle. You will Provide day-to-day collaboration with development contractors, other Government program office personnel and Government Customers on systems engineering and acquisition functions in the domain area of GEOINT collection, mission management and mission processing. You will also be expected to support management, leadership and oversight within a highly diversified team that support Ground Intelligence acquisitions providing cutting-edge capabilities to the intelligence community.
The Program Manager (PM) serves as the primary leadership point of contact for Contractor support allocated to the contract, directs hiring and assignment of contract personnel, coordinates subcontractor partnerships, oversees the accomplishment of the tasks supporting the agency CIO and Director, Communications Systems, and ensure the delivery of the associated CDRLs. You will work closely and substantially with program Contracting Officer’s Technical Representatives (COTRs) and ensures program objectives are achieved within stringent costs, schedule, and technical performance requirements. You will be required to utilize tools for tracking budgets, spend plans, funding obligation and execution, and other programmatic needs. Using these tools, you wil coordinate with stakeholders as directed to obtain funding data, resolve issues, identify discrepancies, and produce reports related to budget status. You will also be expected to attend occiaisional corporate related functions and support business development efforts such as providing advice on RFPs. Successful candidates in this position will demonstrate an aptitude for creative problem solving, attention to detail, negotiating competing priorities, and excellent communication and negotiation skills. Travel is not expected but may be required.
In this role, the Senior Program Analyst will support the US NAVSEA AUKUS program office in managing the development of a submarine maintenance capability. Responsibilities will include:- Coordinating US technical support from similar national activities in support of maintenance capability development- Assisting Australia in developing their submarine maintenance capability and assessing progress- Providing subject matter expertise in US intermediate and depot level maintenance This position is located in Alexandria, VA with potential for light telework.
The candidate will provide technical expertise supporting advanced reentry system RDT&E efforts to support future Naval Reentry systems and provide programmatic and technical support to the U.S. Navy’s reentry technology maturation. This position will be responsible for assisting in the management of a combined budget exceeding $300 million and a distributed national team of government labs, contractors, and academia. The efforts in support of these tasks cover the breadth of technical project management and advanced technology research and development. The candidate will also support efforts to conduct research that draws upon university-to-industry technology transition as well as develop and maintain Objective Quality Evidence for test strategy decisions and planning events. The candidate will also be relied upon to assist in the mentoring and development of SPA interns supporting SSP.
SPA seeks a dedicated and passionate problem solver to join a high-performance team working to address some of the most critical issues facing the DoD today. The analyst will have a unique opportunity to develop cutting edge methodologies in a high impact environment. This work includes analysis and assessment of emerging disruptive technologies and their potential to impact military capabilities over the next twenty years. The analyst will work with our multidisciplinary team to define problems, identify performance measures, and perform gap and root cause analysis in order to identify alternatives and recommendations to improve warfighter effectiveness. Other responsibilities include researching, identifying, and implementing analytic methodologies to efforts across the scope of work and assisting in the framing, development, and presentation of analysis including drafting briefing materials and various documents for executive audiences. The analyst will also develop analytic software tools as needed from simple, Excel-based models to robust military modeling and simulation projects in proprietary toolsets.
SPA seeks a dedicated and passionate S&T-minded junior analyst to join a high-performance team working to address some of the most critical issues facing the DoD today. The analyst will have a unique opportunity to develop cutting edge methodologies in a high impact environment. This work includes analysis and assessment of emerging disruptive technologies and their potential to impact military capabilities over the next twenty years. The analyst will work with our multidisciplinary team to define problems, identify performance measures, and perform gap and root cause analysis in order to identify alternatives and recommendations to improve warfighter effectiveness. Other responsibilities include researching, identifying, and implementing analytic methodologies to efforts across the scope of work and assisting in the framing, development, and presentation of analysis including drafting briefing materials and various documents for executive audiences. The analyst will also develop analytic software tools as needed from simple, Excel-based models to robust military modeling and simulation projects in proprietary toolsets.
Coordinate analytical support services for the execution of various tactical or strategic operational plans to enable specific planned outcomes. Use intelligence and forensic products, indications and warnings analysis, collection management, targeting, imagery, network analysis, moving target indications, backtracking, counterintelligence, counter terrorism, foreign disclosure, international engagement and threat analysis to support the operations execution. Develop specific and detailed guidance to ensure interoperability with joint operations. Develop workflows between disparate organizations to ensure effective execution of mission.
Responsible for designing system architectures in coordination with other Contractors and the Government, including the visual representation of user stories, sequence diagram presentations, and logical view diagrams of the system. Responsible for reviewing quality of technical artifacts, ensuring they are properly representative of the system, either through driving the adaptation of automated artifact generation or manual review of these artifacts. Presents design limitations and change recommendations to the Government. Designs architectures and interfaces to ensure integration and compatibility across the projects in the Government portfolio. Coding in multiple languages (python, java, C++, etc.) and multiple paradigms (object oriented, functional, procedural, event driven, etc.). Writing unit tests and a basic understanding of how to perform code path analysis. Implementing and executing the software lifecycle, to include development of automated testing and integration. Conducting code reviews and being responsible for verifying code quality requirements as part of these reviews. Designing and implementing enterprise-level, distributed, scalable software solutions in cloud environments.
In-depth demonstrated experience commensurate with the designated level in the following areas: Open source and virtual networking technologies, working with high performance 1/10/40GbE switches, various network protocols (i.e. routing protocols, TCP, VoIP, Mobile/Cellular, tunneling protocols/VPNs, DNS, and application layer protocols), network protocol and communication design and implementation, designing, installing, maintaining and troubleshooting Local Area Networks, Wide Area Networks and data communications equipment, and software defined networks (SDN) and wide area networks (SDWAN).
The Military Operations Analyst will be responsible for providing subject matter expertise and analysis on Air Force Training systems, specifically Cyber Warrior Training activities to support a team assessing and analyzing Air Force Cyber Warrior Training.
Expected Contributions and Responsibilities- Assist the Accounting Manager in the monthly, quarterly, and annual general ledger close and ensure all activities are completed timely and accurately- Collaborate with the Accounting Manager to maintain the company accounts and sub ledgers by ensuring the correct and accurate accounting classification of all entries in accordance with GAAP, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and Financial Audit Regulation (FAR)- Assist the Accounting Manager in the monthly journal entries and reconciliation process of all respective general ledger accounts by preparing accounting reconciliations and resolving variances timely- Collaborate with the Accounting Manager and Controller on the annual financial statement audit and other critical audits as necessary by ensuring all audit requests are provided timely and accurately - Prepare journal entries, rollforward schedules, and related documentation for items such as fixed assets, prepaids, intangibles, debt, leases etc.- Assist with the completion of the annual Incurred Cost Submission as needed- Perform account research and ad-hoc accounting/reporting/administrative tasks- Assist in the maintenance and improvement of Deltek Costpoint functions as necessary- Other duties as assigned
Expected Contributions and Responsibilities- Manage compliance of all AP and Expense transactions with GAAP, CAS, and the FAR- Manage the maintenance and documentation of proper controls and policies related to accounts payable and expense reporting with the Controller- Oversee the entire AP process including invoice management, approvals tracking, and resolution of vendor inquiries to ensure timely and accurate payment- Ensure AP team resolves differences timely between check requests/purchase orders and vendors statements- Assist with the completion of the annual Incurred Cost Submission, as needed - Assist in the annual budget process and provide support, as needed- Ensure all audit requests are provided timely and accurately from the AP team- Review and maintain the monthly reconciliation of all respective general ledger accounts and resolve variances timely- Manage a team of individuals with varied backgrounds to optimal performance- Perform account research and ad-hoc accounting/reporting/administrative tasks- Assist in the Deltek Costpoint implementation of electronic expense reporting, and maintenance of the AP data- Other duties as assigned
Expected Contributions and Responsibilities- Manage compliance of all Payroll and Timekeeping with GAAP, CAS, and the FAR- Manage the maintenance and documentation of proper controls and policies related to timekeeping and payroll with the Controller- Manage the bi-monthly payroll functions including full execution of the payroll and related processes, as well as experience in a company with multiple states as well as international payroll- Ensure employee payroll records are accurately maintained in the respective systems- Assist with the completion of the annual Incurred Cost Submission and own Schedule L- Assist in the annual budget process and provide support as necessary- Ensure all audit requests are provided timely and accurately from the Payroll team- Review and maintain the monthly reconciliation of all respective general ledger accounts and resolve variances timely- Manage a team of individuals with varied backgrounds to optimal performance- Perform account research and ad-hoc accounting/reporting/administrative tasks- Collaborate with the HR team to manage the annual 401K audit from a Payroll perspective - Other duties as assigned