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Job Locations US-CA-San Diego | US-VA-Alexandria
Provide cost related analysis and assessment of products and services and perform parametric tradeoff studies and assesses cost estimates.  Develop program life cycle cost estimates and perform concepts and technology tradeoff studies for programs and projects.
Category
Program Analysis
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Entry-level
Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
Your role will be to provide cost related analysis and assessment of products and services and perform parametric tradeoff studies and assesses cost estimates, as well as to develop program life cycle cost estimates and perform concepts and technology tradeoff studies for programs and projects.
Category
Program Analysis
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria | US-CA-San Diego
SPA needs an Acquisition Cost Estimator to 1) Provide cost related analysis and assessment of products and services and perform parametric tradeoff studies and assesses cost estimates, 2) Develop program life cycle cost estimates, and 3) Perform concepts and technology tradeoff studies for programs and projects.
Category
Program Analysis
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Senior
Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
- Software development, integration, testing, demonstration, and documentation- Technology research and evaluation- Requirements analysis, algorithm development, and collaborative designAt SPA, we strive to deliver a robust total compensation package that will attract and retain the top talent.  Elements of the compensation package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.   SPA provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.   The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, etc.Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only.  Salaries are commensurate with experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.  Salary pay range:  $110,000-$140,000
Category
Software Engineering
Security Clearance
U.S. Citizenship
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Lorton
Provides support to DTRA Nuclear Technologies (NT) Department with emphasis on nuclear detection (NTD). NTD’s mission is to research, develop, evaluate, and transition capabilities to enable the Joint Force to detect, deter, monitor, characterize, and track nuclear threats to operate decisively in conflict, competition and crisis scenarios. Incumbent serves as a technical/scientific resource on nuclear detection projects with primary focus on, but not limited to, ionizing radiation detection capabilities. Analyzes problems and applies theoretical techniques to develop solutions associated with detection of radiation/nuclear hazards and threats. Works on advanced, complex technical projects and concepts associated with the integration of radiation detection capabilities within DOD concepts (i.e., Integrated Early Warning, Joint All Domain Command and Control, Conventional Nuclear Integration, Integrated Sensor Architecture, etc.). Assists in the analysis of T&E plans, completed reports, comparative analysis of systems, and provides recommendations based on system performance and reporting. This may also include assistance in the development of radiation test standards or test approaches. Provides technical and operational recommendations based on written performing contractor reports and in-person demonstrations. Provides technical documentation and presentations to explain the approach, associated assumptions and conclusions of scientific investigations related to nuclear/radiation detection capabilities. 10-25% travel required.
Category
Program Analysis
Security Clearance
Top Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
The successful candidate will support the accomplishment of NRMC’s objectives by expertly performing the following activities: Support programs that are focused on the development, integration, implementation and/or fielding of new client capabilities. These programs involve the development and delivery of program planning documents, analytical reports, objective assessments, and other client requirements; Support the development of requirements, planning, design and integration of analytic platforms that further the NRMC’s ability to analyze risk; Support the identification, tracking and completion of assigned action items and taskers; Support the documentation, planning, resourcing and delivery of quality products associated with assigned projects; Support the development, analysis and reporting of cost, schedule, and performance progress; Identify dependencies and relationships; Collaborate with client senior management; Possess strong verbal and written skills, necessary to communicate and manage client expectations successfully; and Understand schedule interdependencies and Work Breakdown Structure relationship to program management.
Category
Program Management
Security Clearance
U.S. Citizenship
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
The successful candidate will support the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) National Risk Management Center (NRMC) Initiative Management and Program Support Services contract.  The NRMC is the CISA’s planning, analysis, and collaboration center that works to identify and address the most significant risks to the Nation’s critical infrastructure. The NRMC works in close coordination with all other parts of CISA as well as the Federal interagency; State, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) governments; and critical infrastructure owners and operators.
Category
Program Analysis
Security Clearance
U.S. Citizenship
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-DC
We are seeking a dedicated junior Systems Engineer to provide support to the Lead Systems Engineer for the Shipboard Panoramic Electro-Optic and Infrared (SPEIR) Program within the U.S. Navy Program Executive Office, Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS), Above Water Sensors and Lasers (IWS 2.0) programs. We expect to fill this position immediately! You will provide technical and programmatic support to the Systems Engineering Working Group Leads (e.g. Platform and Combat System Integration, Hardware and Manufacturing, Software, Requirements, Performance). You will provide technical rigor in support of Systems Engineering (SE) processes, including planning, execution and closure of System Engineering Technical Reviews (SETR), technical writing, requirements management, risk management, configuration management, and technical artifact reviews. You will join a high performing team and be expected to develop a strong understanding of Model-Based Systems Engineering and DoD, Department of the Navy, Naval Sea Systems Command and PEO IWS instructions and processes (e.g., DoD 5000). We don’t expect you to come in with any expertise but we do expect you to consistently demonstrate strong attributes to quickly build competencies and provide the highest quality products and services to the Lead Systems Engineer. We look for traits such as how you solve problems when you’re stuck. Do you look for creative ways to find solutions? Do you seek out references and teach yourself how to do something new? Do you collaborate with your colleagues? If you take initiatives like these, you would fit in well with our high performing team. A hybrid work environment is allowed, but you must have the ability to regularly work on-site in DC. 
Category
Systems Engineering: Acquisition
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Entry-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
Principal responsibility is to assist in guiding organizational development activities for SSP and other clients leveraging and building on the High Consequence Event Prevention Framework, a vehicle for strengthening and sustaining culture in organizations engaged in complex system activities. Secondary responsibility will be to support other high reliability organization consulting and development activities. Additional assignments focused on other SPA projects to leverage relevant experience and capabilities.
Category
Program Analysis
Security Clearance
Top Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-CA-El Segundo | US-CA-Los Angeles
As a Test Engineer at SPA, you will be assigned to support the US Space Force’s Space Systems Command, Operational Command and Control Acquisition Delta, known as Kobayashi Maru (KM). Kobayashi Maru is responsible for continuously delivering impactful software for space operations. The program office’s mission includes the development and deployment of software for space defense, space domain awareness, and enabling data services.  Your top priority as Test Engineer will be upholding and implementing Test and Evaluation (T&E) activities in accordance with Department of Defense (DoD) Instruction 5000.89 and Air Force (AF) Instruction 63-101/20/101. Your next challenge will be devising and executing a DoD, AF, and Space Force compliant Test Strategy for a software intensive program developing and delivering capabilities in a rapid Agile DevSecOps framework. The key duties associated with this position include but are not limited to the following:- Use T&E best practices to objectively assess the progress of system design, compliance with contract/mission requirements, confirm combat capability, and determine continual system improvements once fielded;- Assist in identifying, managing, and mitigating/resolving risks throughout the software development and delivery life cycle;- Assess the strengths and weaknesses of the software enterprise and its individual components and provide recommendations to improve weaknesses or remove deficiencies;- Assist in determining whether the system is operationally effective, suitable, survivable, and safe for its intended use;- Assist in validation and verification that delivered software capability meets Key Performance Parameters, Key System Attributes, Capability Need Statements, and technical performance measures;- Advise on the required infrastructure, resources, and systems necessary to execute a robust T&E strategy for a software-intensive program;- Support and facilitate integrated developmental and operational test activities, including liaison and enablement of the various test agencies and stakeholders;- Function as the primary catalyst ensuring all required T&E documentation (e.g., test plans, test results, test schedules, etc.) is complete, thorough, and submitted on time to meet program office deadlines;- Effectively facilitate all T&E working groups, events, milestone reviews, demonstrations, and engagements to ensure integrated test requirements are met without obstruction to rapid software delivery.This is a hybrid position. You may primarily work remotely, but you will be expected to work on-site with the Government customer at an off-Base location in El Segundo, CA at least 2 days per week due to the fast pace, quick-turn nature of the job and the persistent need to access secure networks. You should be within comfortable driving distance to the El Segundo, CA area.
Category
Test Engineering
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Senior
Job Locations US-DC
You will provide direct support to the Lead System Engineer and Program Protection Lead for Advanced Radars (Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) and Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar (EASR)) programs in support of PEO IWS 2.0 Above Water Sensors and Lasers. You will serve on the Program Protection Working Group and provide support as the Lead Cybersecurity/RMF Analyst responsible for the Authorization and Assessment process under the RMF for new and existing Navy radar information systems. You will be expected to maintain Authority to Operate compliance for all RMF packages. Your responsibilities will include supporting cyber policy implementation and RMF artifact development including requirements updates; performing verification and validation of delivered systems; developing test plans and procedures; assessing Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) scans; communicating risks and issues to the PEO IWS 2.0 designated Qualified Navy Validator and Functional Authorizing Official.
Category
Cyber Security
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Langley, AFB
Serve as Intelligence Community (IC) Tools capability development subject-matter expert, advisor, and action officer for the ACC Intelligence Directorate’s ISR Systems and Capabilities Division. Facilitate ISR software project activities; guide projects through development, implementation, training, and exercise demonstrations, and track post implementation value to the enterprise.  Build, capture, catalog, and architect solutions employing IC software tools, capabilities, and initiatives to help drive fiscal, developmental, and operational efficiencies and Agile intelligence and data analytics across the Combat Air Forces. Capture ACC OT&E and AF IC Tool business processes, discover gaps and obstacles that inhibit the achievement of capability development objectives, and translate that awareness into organizational, procedural, and technological solutions with software development partners. Coordinate and establish recurring, collaborative forums with national, DoD, Joint, federal, and industry partners on intelligence capabilities, programs, policies, systems, and initiatives across all Air Force intelligence disciplines.  Collaborate with government agencies and academia to explore applicability and adaptability of current and future software- and data-centric technology to Air Force intelligence operations. Coordinate with A2 divisions and other stakeholders to remain current on capability challenges, gaps, and opportunities and present updates of all IC Tool projects and portfolios (includes capabilities, requirements, funding, roadmaps, POAMs, etc.). Facilitate the Systems, Tools, and Applications Working Group (STAWG).
Category
Program Management
Security Clearance
Top Secret/ SCI
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
The Master Scheduler will manage Integrated Master Schedules for a new development program. They will provide technical and programmatic systems engineering support to the TRIDENT II missile. In addition, they will support headquarters-level planning, development and execution for a variety of activities including systems integration, system accuracy, system reliability, support equipment design, and systems safety. Travel 6-8 times/year will be required.
Category
Systems Engineering: Acquisition
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
The successful candidate will support the execution of effective Requirements Management processes as a member of the Requirements Core Development Team.  The duties associated with this role include but are not limited to the following:- Verify that capability requirements align with user needs across all aspects of DOTMLPFI for all assigned Operational Requirements, Capability Targets, and other high-level requirements;- Provide technical guidance to Requirements Managers and Capability Program Directors related to maintaining the quality of requirements and the requirements development process;- Support the development and establishment of quality criteria, quality control, and quality assurance procedures as related to Requirements Management;- Contribute to the development of directives and standard operating procedures that apply to the quality control and assurance of Capability Requirements development and management;- Monitor requirements developed in all life cycle stages to ensure quality and to ensure they remain valid, applicable, and continue to satisfy operational user needs;- Support identification of options for resolving Requirements Management issues;- Contribute to the development of quality control and assurance assessment tools and reports;- Work in a federated and enterprise-wide manner to facilitate cross-functional, collaborative, and supported interdependent teams/individuals in other divisions and other directorates across ACT as appropriate;- Perform additional tasks as required by the COTR reasonably related to the tasking prescribed above for this labor category.
Category
Quality Assurance
Security Clearance
NATO Secret (NS)
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
- Software development, integration, testing, demonstration, and documentation- Graphical user interface design and development in Windows- Technology research and evaluation- Requirements analysis, algorithm development, and collaborative designAt SPA, we strive to deliver a robust total compensation package that will attract and retain the top talent.  Elements of the compensation package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.   SPA provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.   The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, etc.Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only.  Salaries are commensurate with experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.  Salary pay range:  $85,000-$125,000
Category
Software Engineering
Security Clearance
U.S. Citizenship
Level
Entry-level
Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
- Concept/ Framework for Infrastructure - Assist in the development of Strategic Concept/framework development for Layered Resilience and integration into Infrastructure Programs; Develop outline strawman approach to concept/framework; Support Framework Nation / Management and Delivery of Infrastructure Layered Resilience Thematic Working Group.- Capability Program Planning - prepare CPPs for Infrastructure, in accordance with CFCDGM Directives; Support to HN in developing Project Proposals; Support the creation of Operational Requirements Statements (ORSs) and Capability Requirements Briefs (CRBs) and Work closely with ACO and stakeholders in the production of respective plans.- Stakeholder and Communications - Management Services - Strengthen understanding, at the program level, of the interactions with Infrastructure Stakeholders at all levels of Management and Governance within the CFCDM.- Interoperability - Management Services - Strengthen understanding, at the program level, of the interactions, dependencies, and interdependencies of Infrastructure Programs to other related activity.- Change Management – Management Services - Follow principle objectives that support the technical aspects of the Infrastructure Programs and its coherence with business change models.- Lifecycle management – Management Services - Support program/project management and execution, performing a variety of governance tasks under the direction of the MSIF Branch Head, including financial analysis, budget management, performance evaluation, program/project scheduling and planning, requirements definition, scope management, cost control, and risk analysis.- Lessons Identified – Management Services - Embody a positive learning culture (institutionally and within the project) to ensure opportunities to improve the delivery of the Infrastructure capability are fully embraced.- Risk Management – Management Services - Risk is a measure of the potential inability to achieve overall project objectives within defined cost, schedule, and technical constraints. Risk management is a proactive event-based approach to minimize events that could compromise the objectives of a project and maximize the opportunities that could benefit it. Risks are typically defined with parameters such as the probability and likelihood of failing to achieve a particular outcome, the consequences and impacts of failing to achieve that outcome, and thresholds to determine if the status of a risk requires action.- Lifecycle Costing – Management Services - In close cooperation with lifecycle management, requirement management, change management and technical governance tasks of this Contract, ensure the Program/Project costs are clear, accurate, fully reported and transparent.- Information Knowledge Management – Management Services - Manage all types of related Infrastructure information, structured and unstructured, whether produced internally or externally, to support decision making and business processes.- Policy development - Management Services - Policy development including Criteria and Standards development of supporting requirements for Infrastructure Development.
Category
Program Management
Security Clearance
NATO Secret (NS)
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
- Concept/ Framework for Infrastructure - Assist in the development of Strategic Concept/framework development for Layered Resilience and integration into Infrastructure Programs; Develop outline strawman approach to concept/framework; Support Framework Nation / Management and Delivery of Infrastructure Layered Resilience Thematic Working Group.- Capability Program Planning - prepare CPPs for Infrastructure, in accordance with CFCDGM Directives; Support to HN in developing Project Proposals; Support the creation of Operational Requirements Statements (ORSs) and Capability Requirements Briefs (CRBs) and Work closely with ACO and stakeholders in the production of respective plans.- Stakeholder and Communications - Management Services - Strengthen understanding, at the program level, of the interactions with Infrastructure Stakeholders at all levels of Management and Governance within the CFCDM.- Interoperability - Management Services - Strengthen understanding, at the program level, of the interactions, dependencies, and interdependencies of Infrastructure Programs to other related activity.- Change Management – Management Services - Follow principle objectives that support the technical aspects of the Infrastructure Programs and its coherence with business change models.- Lifecycle management – Management Services - Support program/project management and execution, performing a variety of governance tasks under the direction of the MSIF Branch Head, including financial analysis, budget management, performance evaluation, program/project scheduling and planning, requirements definition, scope management, cost control, and risk analysis.- Lessons Identified – Management Services - Embody a positive learning culture (institutionally and within the project) to ensure opportunities to improve the delivery of the Infrastructure capability are fully embraced.- Risk Management – Management Services - Risk is a measure of the potential inability to achieve overall project objectives within defined cost, schedule, and technical constraints. Risk management is a proactive event-based approach to minimize events that could compromise the objectives of a project and maximize the opportunities that could benefit it. Risks are typically defined with parameters such as the probability and likelihood of failing to achieve a particular outcome, the consequences and impacts of failing to achieve that outcome, and thresholds to determine if the status of a risk requires action.- Lifecycle Costing – Management Services - In close cooperation with lifecycle management, requirement management, change management and technical governance tasks of this Contract, ensure the Program/Project costs are clear, accurate, fully reported and transparent.- Information Knowledge Management – Management Services - Manage all types of related Infrastructure information, structured and unstructured, whether produced internally or externally, to support decision making and business processes.- Policy development - Management Services - Policy development including Criteria and Standards development of supporting requirements for Infrastructure Development.
Category
Program Management
Security Clearance
NATO Secret (NS)
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
In this role, you will be called upon to provide day-to-day project management support including planning, collaboration, development, and execution of lines of effort and initiatives within the OPNAV N1 Public Affairs Office regarding the use of social media marketing.  The candidate will navigate various Navy and other websites and social media ensuring OPNAV N1's message is being communicated throughout the wider audience.  The candidate will be responsible for using social media analytic tools and compiling social media analytic reports using Sprout or other social media analytic tools.  The candidate will use analytics to develop reports and other media for leadership.
Category
Program Analysis
Security Clearance
Public Trust
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
The candidate will provide engineering support to undersea platform acquisition activities, with a focus on submarine construction and component readiness.  The candidate will directly support client teams in the development and analysis of program schedules, risk analysis and cost engineering primarily supporting the Columbia SSBN Program and the Common Missile Compartment, and integration with the D5 missile. This position is located in Alexandria VA, with a hybrid telework schedule.
Category
Program Analysis
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Entry-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
Provides critical decisions and analytic support to the Government customer in evaluating software development processes. Oversees progressive development and evaluates deliverable functionality and materials. Assists with government accreditation, classification, and validation processes for software deployment, and supervises/manages technical development. Develops knowledge regarding a stipulated issue through analysis of complex data sets, identifying actionable trends and problems. Uses appropriate methods to creatively explore, mine, analyze and manipulate data sets ranging in size from sparse to petabyte(s) (PB) and type. Interprets results from multiple sources using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex data mining, analysis and learning techniques. Designs, develops and implements technical solutions in support of concurrent analysis. Travel (10-15%)
Category
Program Analysis
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level