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Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
Primary technical interface with the client, responsible for the quality, quantity, and timeliness of the work required to satisfy the contract on a range of technical performance.  Provides understanding of operations categorized as  test and evaluation of novel technologies or tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs), or a more formal verification and validation effort to prove capability prior to deployment within the military theatre of interest.  Oversee M&S, computer science, and other S&T support activities. Also, brings an understanding of R&D program transition,   Integrates and coordinates work within the department and other departments.  Ensures proper contract staff recruitment and assignments, prioritization, continuity and retention. Helps integrate and communicate across RD through continuous interaction with other contractor and government staff. Applies technical expertise directly to work efforts.
Category
Program Management
ID
2020-4825
Security Clearance
Top Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
Primary technical interface with the client, responsible for the quality, quantity, and timeliness of the work required to satisfy the contract on a range of technical performance.  The operations categorized as “test” may include typical test and evaluation of novel technologies or tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs), or a more formal verification and validation effort to prove capability prior to deployment within the military theatre of interest.  Oversee M&S, computer science, and other S&T support activities. Also, brings an understanding of R&D program transition,   Integrates and coordinates work within the department and other departments. Helps integrate and communicate across RD through continuous interaction with other contractor and government staff.
Category
Program Management
ID
2020-4824
Security Clearance
Top Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
Primary technical interface with the client, responsible for the quality, quantity, and timeliness of the work required to satisfy the contract on a range of technical performance including counter WMD technologies, explosives, weapons systems, hard target defeat, counter threat networks, emerging WMD threats, hazard prediction and mitigation, detection, forensics, warfighter assessments and wargaming, survivability issues for US equipment, and IT systems.  Also, brings an understanding of R&D program transition,   Integrates and coordinates work within the department and other departments.  Responsible for risk management and quality control efforts. Applies technical expertise directly to work efforts.
Category
Program Management
ID
2020-4823
Security Clearance
Top Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
Provide subject matter expertise (SME) support to, acquisition and planning, programming, budgeting, and execution processes with emphasis on chemical and biological threats. Review proposals, technical reports, experimental or theoretical techniques, scientific studies and statements of work to ensure technical validity and evaluate current and emerging chemical and biological defense technologies. Assist senior leadership with decision making analysis. Evaluate all project aspects, including design, development, execution, and implementation of chemical and biological research and development. Understanding capability gaps and assisting in setting project and product-level strategy and priorities, ensuring portfolios are responsive and mapped to program goals.
Category
Program Management
ID
2020-4822
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
Develops concepts for R&D programs including methods for conducting R&D investigations, special techniques, and innovative approaches. Review proposals, technical reports, experimental or theoretical techniques, scientific studies and statements of work to ensure technical validity and evaluate current and emerging nuclear defense technologies. Assist senior leadership with decision making analysis. Evaluate all project aspects, including design, development, execution, and implementation of nuclear research and development. Understanding capability gaps and assisting in setting project and product-level strategy and priorities, ensuring portfolios are responsive and mapped to program goals.
Category
Program Management
ID
2020-4821
Security Clearance
Top Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
- Provide technical, analytical, administrative and operational support to the Undersea Warfare (USW) Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for engagement between the Science and Technology(S&T), Research & Development (R&D), and acquisition communities.- Coordinate monthly technical meetings, prioritize topics, and identify forum objectives.- Draft CTO engagement products (to include technology roadmaps) for stakeholderaudiences including Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV), Office of Naval Research (ONR), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Commander Naval Submarine Forces (CSF), and Industry regarding future capability needs and S&T needs. - Draft letters to S&T providers (Industry, ONR, N97 or other Government Activities)regarding priorities to help focus efforts toward specific fleet objectives using data provided by the Program Office as GFI, for Government review, approval, and eventual issuance.
Category
Program Management
ID
2020-4820
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Senior
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
Provide leadership support to Undersea area Program Managers in the following areas:- Acquisition Planning Support - Develop, analyze and review acquisition program documentation - Strategic Business Planning Support - Develop strategic and programmatic business plans - Risks and Opportunities Management Support - Review program risks and opportunities In Business & Financial Support (1 position), support the Program Office in:- Budget Planning Support - Budget development, execution and reporting- Budget Execution Support - Track and analyze program financial transaction and prepare  obligation/expenditure plans- Execution Monitoring/Control Support - Draft budget exhibits and briefings- Statutory and Regulatory Reports - Support and apprise Government of changes to statutory & regulatory reporting requirements- Contract Management Support- Cost Analyses
Category
Program Management
ID
2020-4819
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Senior
Job Locations AU-CT
We are seeking a highly motivated, passionate former military professional to provide operational expertise and analytic support to the Department of Defence. The Military Operations Analyst will participate in and support the development and conduct of operational and technical analyses using a variety of quantitative, modelling and simulation-based, and/or qualitative approaches that evaluate military operations. The individual will work as part of a cross-functional, high-performance team conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis to inform decision makers at the highest levels of the government. We are seeking an individual that will:- Use their background and operational experience to contribute to and inform technical analysis in the development of military operations assessments. Contribute to analytic teams, and develop innovative and rigorous solutions to government and military issues.- Assist with designing, planning, developing, and documenting all assessments. Assist in the development and delivery of briefings, reports, and other contract deliverables.- Support 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. - Support rigorous red teaming and quality assurance reviews of analytic products to ensure consistency and accuracy.- Facilitate communication between stakeholders from SPA Australia, SPA US, and the Commonwealth.- Think strategically, be detail oriented, exercise independent judgment, and work autonomously with minimal supervision. Strong time-management and interpersonal skills are critical.
Category
Program Analysis
ID
2020-4818
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
SPA is seeking a mid-to-Senior level Program Analyst to support the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Information and Integration Portfolio Management (DASD I&IPM). The candidate will support DASD I&IPM in the monitoring of Space Control modernization and sustainment activities, review and monitoring of acquisition programs through the DAES system, and perform action officer tasks such as setting up meetings at the GO/FO/SES level and preparing staffing packages ready for Senior-level review.  Successful candidate will have a direct impact on Space Control-related acquisition programs, to include Space Domain Awareness, Offensive Space Control, and Defensive Space Control.    The candidate will support the client on-site daily at the Pentagon, with expectations to be a high-performer, able to communicate clearly, work independently, and be capable of multi-tasking. Ability to be cleared for Special Access Programs (SAP) is required.
Category
Program Analysis
ID
2020-4815
Security Clearance
Top Secret/ SCI
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
The successful Operations Research Analyst will: 1)  Construct and execute planning scenarios related to WMD and critical infrastructure risk analysis, 2) Conduct focus groups to gather model input values, 3) Design experiments and modeling campaigns to fully evaluate a defined decision space, 4)  Verify model performance using best modeling practices for troubleshooting and error recognition and reconciliation, 5) Visualize and summarize model results for technical and non-technical audiences, 6) Implement operations research methodologies and modeling tools to support program execution, 7)  Develop plans of action and timetables in order to meet established deadlines, and 8) Develop briefings, memos, and Contract Deliverables. 
Category
Operations Research
ID
2020-4814
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
Supervises, coordinates, and reviews the work of a diverse team of engineering, technical, and analytical support personnel performing the tasks listed in the Statement of Work (SOW). Other duties include accurate estimation and execution of manpower needs, budgeting, scheduling, and assignment of work in order to meet scheduled completion dates. The PM will coordinate and manage the activity of all functional areas related to the acquisition, maintenance, and sustainment of all programs, projects, and efforts assigned to SEA 06-NSW (PMS340).
Category
Program Management
ID
2020-4813
Security Clearance
Top Secret/ SCI
Level
Senior
Job Locations US-MD-Greenbelt
The successful NASA Safety Engineer will 1)  Review, analyze, and prepare contractor, subcontractor, and customer program submittals including accident risk assessment reports, preliminary hazard analyses, system hazard analyses, tracking of system hazard closure, ground and range safety and orbital safety procedures,  accident and incident investigation analyses, 2)  Oversee critical lifts of spaceflight hardware,  3)  Review and analyze program development documentation for new and ongoing programs including design criteria, specification and drawing, test operations and maintenance procedures, safety equipment and personal protective clothing, and trade-off studies and sighting plans, 4)  Conduct independent and complex analyses to evaluate system design, accident risk factors, and hazard energy sources and recommends major abatement or mitigation actions to prevent or correct safety hazards, and 5) Prepare test plans, monitor results, and prepare final test reports,  6)  Conduct special analyses as directed, and 7) Prepare materials for presentations and participates in design reviews, technical interchange and related meetings. 
Category
Quality Assurance
ID
2020-4812
Security Clearance
U.S. Citizenship
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
We are looking for a Senior System Administrator with a positive attitude that can serve as the technical lead for SPA’s Exchange based email environment, administer multiple implementations of Microsoft SharePoint, and support a variety of other enterprise applications that require 24x7 availability.  Other responsibilities include building and configuring physical and virtual servers, managing Active Directory and domain-level system settings via Group Policy Objects, planning for and responding to service outages, upgrading or migrating applications to ensure software remains current, managing system resources to optimize application performance, and supporting the development of disaster recovery and continuity of operations plans.  
Category
Information Technology
ID
2020-4811
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
Integrate the spectrum of the logistics processes within the operational, acquisition and wholesale environments. Direct the integrated logistics process, assist in development of support policies, procedures and systems, and provide implementation guidance. Prepare and implement directives to ensure effective logistics support, and establish and enforce standards to ensure the assigned work force is properly trained and equipped. Develop, initiate, integrate and manage all logistics actions associated with life cycle management of weapon systems, subsystems and equipment.
Category
Program Analysis
ID
2020-4810
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
The Operations Research Analyst will support and/or lead multiple concurrent analytical efforts in support of internal and external clients. They will develop research project plans including objectives, methodology, deliverables, schedule, and staffing. In addition, the ORA will provide status updates of current and future efforts to leadership and customers in a clear and concise manner. The ORA will also ensure technical quality of products delivered to clients and help identify and develop new analytical capabilities.
Category
Operations Research
ID
2020-4809
Security Clearance
U.S. Citizenship
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-DC-District of Columbia
As a Junior Military Officer, your role will be to provide direct, customer-facing support to the Principal Assistant Program Managers (PAPMs) and/or Deputy Principal Assistant Program Manager (D-PAPMs) for PEO IWS 2.0 Above Water Sensors.  You will often work on-site in a fast paced, multi-function team with both Government client and contractor staff and will be responsible for providing high quality services. We are seeking someone who will build productive, professional relationships between clients and colleagues and proactively anticipate the client needs by offering solutions and support.  Other responsibilities include:  1) Draft and prepare correspondence, memos, reports, presentations, briefings, and meeting notes, 2) Review, provide advice, prepare, and obtain sign-off on technical acquisition documentation and program plans, 3) Provide general project management and action item tracking assistance, 4) Work with the Assistant Program Managers (APM) to acquire, track, and maintain program status and action items and compile briefing material for regular status and staff meetings, 5) Coordinate all aspects of the PAPM schedule, including travel arrangements and logistics for PAPM attended meetings, anticipating potential schedule conflicts and proactively adjusting before an issue arises, and 6) Assist with ad-hoc tasking and special projects as needed by PAPM, DPAPM, and SPA task lead.
Category
Program Management
ID
2020-4808
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington | US-VA-Chantilly
This candidate will play an integral role in developing program plans, scheduling, and monitoring technical progress against performance objectives and budget and assist in creating pathways for these technologies to enter into warfighter capability sets. Partner with Service or Defense Agency Program Offices to leverage existing capabilities in new and innovative ways and to provide expertise in relevant technical disciplines. The ideal candidate will have systems engineering experience with projects involving the design, manufacture, and/or integration of ISR sensors and/or data processors.
Category
Program Analysis
ID
2020-4807
Security Clearance
Top Secret
Level
Senior
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Senior level Policy Analyst to provide support to the Joint Chiefs of Staff J6 in the following areas. The right candidate shall provide guidance and oversight of current and future modernization efforts. Prepare information products, such as reports on technical analysis, information papers, and briefings enabling senior leaders to maintain awareness of emerging NLC3 issues to assist in making critical acquisition and policy decisions. Review NLC3 issues providing analysis and technical expertise, supporting the coordination of issues and analyses, providing recommendations to J-6, furnish monthly reports, and update applicable briefings/papers. Review, coordinate, and provide suggested comments and changes to applicable NLC3 and related JCIDS documents such as Initial Capability Documents (ICDs), Information Support Plans (ISPs), Capability Development Documents (CDDs), Concept Development Production (CPDs), Concepts of Operations (CONOPS), and NLC3 related CJCSIs. Support J6 NLC3 cybersecurity assessments to enable the J6’s role as the Primary Authorizing Official for NLC3 Authorities to Connect (ATC). Gather data and track activities impacting the planning and fielding of NLC3 capabilities (i.e. Space, Control and User segments).  Conduct research to support concept development and deployment of NLC3 and other NC3 capabilities transition from the Milstar to AEHF and the related Low Data Rate (LDR) to eXtended Data Rate (XDR) architecture. Support the Joint Staff’s NLC3 efforts at the C4 Cyber Functional Capabilities Boards. 
Category
Policy Analysis
ID
2020-4806
Security Clearance
Top Secret/ SCI
Level
Senior
Job Locations US-DC-District of Columbia
Seeking multiple candidates with various levels of experience.  The candidate will support a PEO (SUB) Program Office and act as a program manager or project analyst.  The candidate will provide management expertise to government Program or Project Managers who oversee Undersea Acoustic Systems, Combat Submarines, Imaging Systems, or Training Systems.  The candidate will:- Provide Undersea Weapon System subject matter expertise to NAVSEA affiliated PEOs and program managers for selected appropriated programs.- Assist in managing, overseeing, and executing research and technology initiatives and weapon system development.- Assist government program managers in developing and managing weapon system requirements and acquisition documentation and program actions.- Support government program managers in developing, managing, and evaluating contractual documentation and deliverables from the prime system integrator in support of system design and development acquisition milestones.- Assist in planning, programming, budgeting, and execution (PPBE) for undersea warfare systems. This includes assisting in developing fiscal estimates, exhibits, documents, briefs and schedules to satisfy the PPBE process.- Track budgets, spend plans, funding obligation and execution, and other programmatic needs. Coordinate with stakeholders as directed to obtain funding data, resolve issues, identify discrepancies, and produce reports related to budget status. Execute Earned Value Management System.
Category
Program Management
ID
2020-4805
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-DC-District of Columbia
The candidate will support a PEO (SUB) Program Office and act as the Navy Qualified Validator responsible for the Navy PEO (SUB)’s Risk Management Framework.  The candidate will provide information assurance (IA)/risk management framework (RMF) expertise to government Program or Project Managers who oversee Undersea Acoustic Systems, Combat Submarines, Imaging Systems, or Training Systems.  The candidate will:- Provide Undersea Weapon System subject matter expertise to NAVSEA affiliated PEOs and program managers for selected appropriated programs.- Oversee and assess the cybersecurity risk assessment process within the overall Risk Management Framework (RMF) Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process, assist with the assessment of the security controls, review RMF packages and certify the residual risk in support of an RMF authorization.- Conduct an independent, comprehensive assessment of the management, operational, and technical controls employed within the Navy system. The validator acts as an independent third party who assesses and validates that the system has implemented the approved security control baseline.- Support government program managers in evaluating cybersecurity documentation and deliverables from the prime system integrator in support of acquisition milestones and authorizations to operate.
Category
Systems Engineering: Acquisition
ID
2020-4804
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level