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Job Locations US-CO-Colorado Springs
Coordinate with US Space Force and US Space Command leadership to ensure key stakeholders are informed on critical security concerns and challenges through the design and build of key USSPACOM facilities.Oversee and manage the contract team hired to design, construction and accreditation of new USSPACOM SCIFs.Ensure compliance with the National Industrial Security Program (NISP), Cognizant Security Agency (CSA) requirements, and corporate security policies, procedures and directives.Coordinate and monitor CSA security requirements to ensure compliance with government and company policies and procedures.Act as the chief assistant to the FSO regarding not only implementation of security policy and procedures but also in assisting with the management of other security team members' daily functions.Oversee day-to-day Industrial security facility operations and administering industrial security programs in accordance with the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), applicable laws, regulations, and DoD contractual requirements.Manage the processing of security clearance paperwork, including collection and review of relevant documents and information for completeness, consistency, and accuracy.
Category
Security
ID
2020-4692
Security Clearance
Top Secret/ SCI
Level
Senior
Job Locations US-DC-District of Columbia
SPA is seeking a dedicated analyst with an active DoD Top Secret clearance to provide T&E Engineering Support Services (ESS) to US Navy decoy programs. Responsibilities include assisting the PEO IWS 2.0 client with T&E planning, execution, analysis, and reporting as well as supporting the portfolio lifecycle through test, integration, and delivery of hardware/software. For this critical work, we are looking for an experienced analyst to prepare and/or review technical and programmatic T&E documentation (e.g. T&E planning and strategies, T&E Master Plans, Test Plans, Test Procedures, Test Reports, Trouble Reports, Requirements Traceability Matrixes, Technical Review Plans and Summary Reports), develop formal correspondence and work with DoD field activities, Integrated Product Teams, Technical Teams, and various vendors to develop, identify, locate, support, acquire, and manage requirements. Must be energetic, thoughtful, product-oriented, dependable, flexible, open-minded individual with an eagerness to learn with demonstrated strong work ethic.
Category
Systems Engineering: Design and Verification
ID
2020-4691
Security Clearance
Top Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
Work with stakeholders to define and decompose requirements, develop processes to capture and manage design data associated with complex integrated afloat, ashore, and aloft communications systems, and develop and validate model data. Prepare the tools (scripts, templates, etc.) necessary to support configuration control for architecture diagrams. Generate reports and DoDAF products from model data to answer datacalls and inform decision analysis activities. Design and develop automated reports from model data to support engineering activities. Research and develop software scripts to integrate established models with external models that contain data relevant to afloat, ashore, and aloft communications systems. Support engineering change processes and configuration management processes through development of models. Evaluate, provide input to, and recommend use cases and associated implementation strategies for the application of MBSE to the customer. Research, design and generate graphical user interfaces that provide access to models and associated reports.
Category
Systems Engineering: Models and Simulation
ID
2020-4690
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
Work with stakeholders to define and decompose requirements, develop processes to capture and manage design data associated with complex integrated afloat, ashore, and aloft communications systems, and develop and validate model data. Prepare the tools (scripts, templates, etc.) necessary to support configuration control for architecture diagrams. Generate reports and DoDAF products from model data to answer datacalls and inform decision analysis activities. Design and develop automated reports from model data to support engineering activities. Research and develop software scripts to integrate established models with external models that contain data relevant to afloat, ashore, and aloft communications systems. Support engineering change processes and configuration management processes through development of models. Evaluate, provide input to, and recommend use cases and associated implementation strategies for the application of MBSE to the customer. Research, design and generate graphical user interfaces that provide access to models and associated reports.
Category
Systems Engineering: Models and Simulation
ID
2020-4689
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
Work with stakeholders to define and decompose requirements, develop processes to capture and manage design data associated with complex integrated afloat, ashore, and aloft communications systems, and develop and validate model data. Prepare the tools (scripts, templates, etc.) necessary to support configuration control for architecture diagrams. Generate reports and DoDAF products from model data to answer datacalls and inform decision analysis activities. Design and develop automated reports from model data to support engineering activities. Research and develop software scripts to integrate established models with external models that contain data relevant to afloat, ashore, and aloft communications systems. Support engineering change processes and configuration management processes through development of models. Evaluate, provide input to, and recommend use cases and associated implementation strategies for the application of MBSE to the customer. Research, design and generate graphical user interfaces that provide access to models and associated reports.
Category
Systems Engineering: Models and Simulation
ID
2020-4688
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Senior
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
Lead and support the conduct of operational and technical analysis using a variety of quantitative, qualitative, and modeling and simulation based approaches that evaluate Joint and combined military operations. Applicants will work in sync with team members to prototype, develop, and employ a variety of analytic tools and simulations in support of our analytic efforts. Work will include the design, planning, development and documentation of all assessments. Status reports and results will be developed, prepared and presented to Government stakeholders predominantly from the DoD.
Category
Operations Research
ID
2020-4687
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
Lead and support the development of software tools and analytic capabilities to meet mission needs. Responsibilities will include working with knowledge management tools, database applications, and display/visualization systems. Design and architect solutions and work within a team to implement agile design sprints in an operational environment. Capable of exploring alternate software design approaches (usually in design sprints) to determine the best solution within time, resource, and cost constraints. Ensure that projects are well documented while supporting the entire software lifecycle.
Category
Software Engineering
ID
2020-4686
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
Lead and support operational and technical analysis using a variety of quantitative, qualitative, and/or modeling and simulation based approaches that evaluate Joint and combined military operations. Applicants will work with team members to prototype, develop, and employ a variety of analytic tools and simulations in support of our analytic efforts. Responsibilities will include designing, planning, developing, and documenting assessments. Status reports and results will be developed, prepared, and presented to Government stakeholders predominantly from the DoD.
Category
Program Analysis
ID
2020-4685
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
Support the Navy SSP customer in a fast paced environment with simulation-driven assessments and products. Participate on multidisciplinary study teams and perform the following activities: study planning; modeling and simulation development, evaluation, verification, validation, and execution; data extraction and analysis. Develop scientific simulations and data processing tools and work with the multidisciplinary team to create integrated analysis reports and recommendations to clients.  This work is focused on weapon system modeling and analysis for both the technological and engineering aspects of weapon system design as well as modeling the concepts of operations for the weapon systems being analyzed.
Category
Aerospace Engineering
ID
2020-4683
Security Clearance
Top Secret
Level
Entry-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
The succesful candidate will provide strategic level guidance, planning and program analysis for topics spanning national level strategy and policy, warfare plans and capabilities, joint warfighting doctrine, defense acquisitions, program life cycle support, program management, and others topics as needed for the full set of missile programs within NAVAIR 4.10 cognizance.  This will include current and future programs and require an indepth understanding of current military capabilities, warfighting strategies, weapon employment, weapon system engineering, as well as a thorough knowledge of working with stakeholders within the Pentagon to meet the strategic objectives established by NAVAIR 4.10.  The candidate will be responsible for gathering information, facilitating client engagements, preparing reports, presentations and whitepapers, and presenting results to senior leadership within client organizations.
Category
Aerospace Engineering
ID
2020-4682
Security Clearance
Top Secret/ SCI
Level
Senior
Job Locations US-DC-District of Columbia
- Use Navy task management processes to respond to routine and ad-hoc requests for information regarding issues with NISO or CFIUS equity, including Department of the Navy (DoN) Tracker, Congressional Information Management System, TV-3 for classified tasker management, OSD COMET, Navy COMET and other internal N4/N45/N455 processes.- Support N4 CFIUS Program through the NISO, including classified meetings, drafting risk-based analyses, reviews and draft packages for CFIUS cases.- Facilitating meetings, program reviews, and other means of stakeholder engagement.- Drafting meeting agendas, minutes, point papers, talking points, briefings, emails, etc.- Develop metrics, processes, tools, organizational structures in support of NISO.- Develop language supporting NISO support to CFIUS, including classified meetings, the review of intelligence reports and the generation of risk-based analysis and other documents that are routinely classified Top Secret (TS)/Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).- Review the security impact to Navy mission associated with foreign acquisitions, investments, and joint ventures though the lens of proximity, product integrity/supply chain, technology transfer/know-how, and cyber/data. This applies to all foreign investments that may affect Navy operational readiness and critical Navy infrastructure.- Make recommendations to suspend or terminate such transactions if they present "credible threats" to national security that cannot be adequately mitigated.- Represent Navy at interagency meetings for joint consideration of the impacts of mergers and acquisitions involving entities acquiring U.S. firms.- Attend DoD working group meetings to provide recommendations on appropriate policies and actions and report back to NISO on the outcome of such discussions.- Engage with stakeholders and entities throughout the Navy to determine transaction impacts to all Navy operations and readiness.- Develop draft RBAs that outline risks, threats, vulnerabilities and consequences of foreign investment transactions on Navy mission.- Develop draft mitigation terms to address identified risks associated with foreign investment transactions to ensure protection of Navy equities.- Monitor mitigated foreign investment cases through review of compliance requests, site visits, meetings with parties, and tracking compliance activity.
Category
Program Analysis
ID
2020-4680
Security Clearance
Top Secret/ SCI
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
The candidate will conduct systems engineering and analysis with a particular focus on future concept development and implementation of Model Based Systems Engineering in support of the Royal Canadian Navy’s Canadian Surface Combatant Concept of Operations.  The candidate will support efforts to document system requirements, develop system requirements traceability, develop system models, support trade studies for system level analysis, facilitate client engagements, and to present results to clients in various forms. Candidate will also play a key role in developing, mentoring, and leading a team of Systems Engineers supporting efforts to integrate Model Based Systems Engineering efforts in other projects within the division and group.
Category
Systems Engineering: Models and Simulation
ID
2020-4678
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Senior
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
Responsible for developing innovative concepts of operations and capability plans, and for translating them into detailed written and graphical descriptions used to develop and support tactical, operational and strategic surface and undersea warfare analysis.  Responsible for conducting military effectiveness analysis of alternative capabilities to inform the development of formal requirements and program plans across the spectrum of science and technology (S&T), research and development (R&D), and program acquisition.  Support and eventually take a leading role in the development and employment of modeling and simulation analysis tools and in briefing analysis results to top-level government decision makers. Opportunities for international travel.
Category
Program Analysis
ID
2020-4677
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-DC-District of Columbia | US-VA-Arlington
SPA is seeking a Program Analyst to provide on-site support to the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (A&S) / Joint Rapid Acquisitions Cell (JRAC) Office. Senior Program Analyst will work with Joint Urgent Operational Needs (JUON) and Joint Emergent Operational Needs (JEON) processes rapidly assessing requirements and solutions, collaborating with the Joint Staff J-8 and the respective Combatant Commanders (COCOM) and facilitating the transfer of funds to DoD components to resolve Immediate War-fighter Needs (IWN). The JRAC provides the COCOMs the means to rapidly resolve shortfalls and capability gaps identified during ongoing operations. Must be capable of developing decision-ready material for senior leaders and have the initiative to navigate headquarters.
Category
Program Analysis
ID
2020-4676
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 nuclear delivery system modernization and sustainment activities, review and monitor acquisition programs through the DAES system, and perform basic action officer tasks such as setting up meetings at the GO/FO/SES level.   The candidate will support the client on-site daily, with expectations to be a high-performer, able to communicate clearly, work independently, and capable of multi-tasking.  
Category
Program Analysis
ID
2020-4675
Security Clearance
Top Secret/ SCI
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-DC-District of Columbia
SPA is seeking a dedicated Junior Cyber Systems Engineer to provide overarching support to Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) PEO IWS 2.0 programs. Responsibilities include working with the PEO IWS 2.0 Cyber Security Lead and Information Systems Security Manager to ensure that Risk Management Framework (RMF) cybersecurity requirements are satisfied in accordance with applicable DOD, NIST, Department of the Navy (DON), and NAVSEA series instructions. Ensure that cybersecurity is integrated into program System Engineering Technical Reviews in accordance with applicable instructions. Ensure that all applicable cybersecurity requirements are adequately addressed in the programs’ systems engineering efforts. Coordinate and ensure that cybersecurity requirements have been properly allocated to support systems integration/test and evaluation procedures review and Cooperative Vulnerability and Penetration Testing support. For this critical work, we are looking for a proactive leader to assist with the design, development, evaluation, and/or integration of secure networking, computing, and enclave environments.  This position will provide direct support to develop and document cybersecurity requirements for PEO IWS 2.0 programs. In this role, you will be asked to assess and mitigate system security threats/risks throughout the program life-cycle. 
Category
Systems Engineering: Information Assurance
ID
2020-4674
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Entry-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
The candidate will support research and analysis of policy issues, comment on documents, and provide recommendations to leadership on both policy and operations. The candidate will be expected to comfortably interact across multiple parts of government in the course of their duties. The ability to quickly digest and interpret large amounts of information is essential.
Category
Policy Analysis
ID
2020-4672
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
The candidate provides Chemical Weapons Convention Subject Matter Expertise. In addition, the candidate deploys with unit personnel to the facility designated for a Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) Challenge Inspection (CI). The candidate support the execution and assessment of CIs and CI training events and exercises to ensure unit readiness, to include publishing daily situation reports and after action reports. 
Category
Policy Analysis
ID
2020-4671
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Senior
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
The candidate will manage a team of specialists in support of planning for and implementing readiness to execute Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) Challenge Inspections (CI) and ensure compliance on an ongoing basis. The candidate will also support the planning, facilitation, execution, and assessment of CI and CI training events and exercises ensure the team is prepared to deploy when ordered to support a CI. Additionally, the candidate will oversee preparation of off the shelf multi-phased instructional products, training plans, and exercises ranging from classroom tutorials to small team field training and full-scale multi-day exercises.
Category
Policy Analysis
ID
2020-4670
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
The candidate leads a team that performs analysis, reports results, and assesses impacts for Treaty on Open Skies implementation and compliance positions and issues, Open Skies Consultative Commission decisions, and Open Skies Treaty-allowed sensor capabilities (electro-optical, infrared, and synthetic aperture radar), as related to sensor decisions. The Open Skies team provides and records notifications during Open Skies passive observation missions utilizing existing information management systems and procedures. In addition, the candidate oversees the preparation of training materials and installation support materials in order to maintain preparedness to receive Open Skies missions.
Category
Policy Analysis
ID
2020-4669
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level