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The successful candidate will participate in project teams to:- Assist in the analysis of the performance of DoD programs and systems- Conduct data collection and specification reviews- Assist in the design and development system-of-systems models using commercial and proprietary MBSE tools and execute modeling and simulation analysis- Perform post-processing data analysis and interpretation- Assist in the preparation of deliverables to include presentations and written reports of findings and recommendations- Participate in customer meetings and briefingsAt 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
SPA is seeking a great candidate to provide direct support and advice to the SSBN Security Technology Program (SSTP) and the SSN/SSGN Security Program (S3P). This position is responsible for conducting research and analysis, drawing on technical and operational information and experience, and developing insights into SSBN and SSN operational challenges and help develop solutions that will support Security Program's engagements with Submarine Force and Navy senior leadership. The candidate will need experience in, or understanding of, submarine operations. This position is with SPA’s team out of our Alexandria, VA headquarters, with regular interactions with clients based at the Washington Navy Yard.
SPA is seeking experienced Senior Military Satellite Communications Analyst to provide subject matter expertise in the modernization and sustainment of a number of systems/programs. The Senior Analyst will provide acquisition, programmatic, and in-depth technical, engineering, integration, and resiliency support for satellite communications (SATCOM) systems, specifically space, terminal, and ground mission planning and control segments of SATCOM systems for development, production, and fielding (e.g., Enhanced Polar System-Recapitalization EPS-R, Evolved Strategic SATCOM (ESS), Protected Tactical SATCOM (PTS), Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF), Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS), Mobile User Objective System (MUOS), Family of Advanced Beyond-Line-of-Sight Terminals (FAB-T), Protected Tactical Enterprise Service (PTES), and commercial or hybrid SATCOM systems supporting DoD in any orbital plane).
The successful candidate will participate in project teams to:- Assist in the analysis of the performance of DoD programs and systems- Conduct data collection and specification reviews- Develop and maintain system-of-systems models using commercial and proprietary MBSE tools - Assist in the preparation of deliverables to include presentations and written reports of findings and recommendations- Participate in customer meetings and briefingsAt 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: $95k-120k
- Use parametric cost models to develop and document cost risk uncertainty analysis- Produce Most Probable Cost Estimates to gain budgetary approval- Develop and brief results and cost models to senior government leaders to enable decision-making- Develop statistical relationships through data collection and regression analysis- Build Business Case Analyses, Cost Benefit Analyses, market surveys, and Economic Analyses to resolve rapid acquisition strategies for new space capabilities- Assess new and agile DoD acquisition strategies, Requests for Proposal, and Contract Data Requirements Lists for compliance with related cost data requirements to enable reduced acquisition time-lines- Prepare and/or analyze space program engineering technical baseline documents for content completeness and consistency with other program documents and tools/models.
The duties and responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to the following:- Assist in the development and analyze the cost and schedule risk-adjusted Life Cycle Cost Estimations (LCCEs), Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCEs), Business Case Analyses (BCAs), Analysis of Alternatives (AoAs), program office estimates and other standard cost analyses.- Develop presentations and brief executive leadership on program cost positions, impact of budget changes on supported programs and other cost issues.- Use cost estimating outputs to assess the impact that various factors have on the costs to design, research, develop, operate, maintain and dispose of a particular weapon system.- Determine the appropriate phase of the budgetary cycle for initiating new programs, analyze contractor financial data to determine program viability with respect to cost and schedule performance.- Utilize analytical processes such as: setting up the problem, conducting background research, collecting and reducing data, displaying data for analysis, formulating mathematical expressions, and drawing conclusions.- Analyze management problems and provide advice and insight about the probable effects of alternative solutions to these problems; utilize routine cost estimating methods such as analogy, engineering or scientific methodology and extrapolation.
SPA is seeking an experienced C4ISR Acquisition Analyst to provide subject matter expertise related to the analyst of missions, program goals and objectives, and overall assessments of Intelligence Community systems. Primary focus will be on Space-related ISR platforms.The candidate will: - Provide acquisition oversight and review of JCIDS and Intelligence Community requirements documents focused on Battlespace Awareness.- Support USD(A&S) in his role as chair of Defense Acquisition Boards (DABs) and as co-chair of Joint Intelligence Acquisition Board (JIABs).- Support Special Program Reviews for space-based Major Systems Acquisitions (MSAs) and Special Interest Acquisitions (SIAs).
About the Position As a member of a collaborative unit, you'll have the opportunity to support a government client's cyber security risk management team as part of their Designated Authorizing Officials (DAO) team. This critical work includes executing processes to assess information systems for compliance with government information assurance and cybersecurity requirements, standards, configurations and practices. The program provides Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) core and non-core support in the areas of Cyber Security and Management to improve the Information Assurance (IA) posture of a National customer. The contracts Core Capabilities are:€¯ IA Management, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) coordination and reporting, Risk Management Framework (RMF) application, IA compliance measurements and metrics, Assessment and Authorization (A&A), Vulnerability Management, and Cyber Defense support. Responsibilities-Ensure adherence to ICD-503 and customer specific directives/policies through the lifecycle (RMF 1-6) of customer sponsored assets-Provide risk recommendations to the customer after reviewing sponsored asset overall risk posture as part of Authority to Operate (ATO) RMF process-Manage/track customer sponsored assets' plan of action and milestones (POAMs) by working with various security stakeholders (ISSO/ISSE/ISSM/SCA) post authorization-Screen new asset requests to ensure sponsorship and information system owner identification-Facilitate System Review Team to ensure that new/existing customer sponsored assets have the correct project regulation, data types/C-I-A impact assignments, and overlay assignments as well (with customer signoff)-Assign asset security controls and levy asset specific liens on controls for which the program did not meet during accreditor reviews-Ensure customer sponsored assets maintain their security postures in accordance with customer identified Continuous Monitoring (RMF step 6) directives and policies-Provide continuous ad hoc authorization-related daily support to both customer and programs About You Are you interested in providing critical support to an Intelligence Community agency, and having the opportunity to work as part of a team performing Information Assurance? Arena seeks to connect workers like to you a connected and committed community in support of "the man in the arena". You will be challenged, engaged, and valued. Your focus, drive and communication skills will allow you to develop and leverage strong working relationships in the preparation of assessments and cyber threat profiles of current and planned products based on sophisticated testing, research and analysis. Take advantage of this opportunity to make a significant impact by identifying system vulnerabilities, recommending mitigation and remediation options and tracking the status of vulnerabilities.