SPA is seeking an experienced Systems Engineer to provide direct support to the Radar Technical Director within the U.S. Navy's Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems, Above Water Sensors & Lasers Directorate (PEO IWS 2.0). You will support the Radar Technical Director (TD) across a broad range of responsibilities including developing and updating requirements, tracking system performance issues and resolution, and coordinating systems engineering (SE) deliverables across multiple programs and projects. You will be expected to provide sound advice, recommendations, and solutions to emerging SE issues and topics. You must be able to assist with Navy radar and combat system topics, including comparing the combat system baselines’ architectural differences, examining the scaling of legacy radar and combat system capabilities, examining differences in operational control and configuration (e.g. integrated mission planning), and assisting with software baseline definition of SPY radars in the context of different combat system versions. A successful candidate will act on behalf of the Radar TD representing IWS 2.0 to stakeholders across government and industry. In addition to overarching Radar TD responsibilities, you will be directly involved in the development of the new Future X-Band Radar program.
We are seeking a mid-level Program Analyst to provide programmatic support to the U.S. Navy Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems, Above Water Sensors & Lasers Directorate (PEO IWS 2.0).Hybrid work is allowed but you must have the flexibility to work at least 1 day per week in the Washington Navy Yard area. You will be expected to work with the Government Program Manager to support current and future Milestone approval process and Request for Proposal (RFP) development or related efforts, specifically Acquisition Strategy/Plans, recommendations on contract structure and CDRL development, and Milestone documentation development, adjudication, and tracking. You will collaborate with stakeholders across industry and Government to ensure program requirements, capabilities, planning, and development supports program schedules and requirements. You will maintain and update program documentation, including, but not limited to, program schedule(s), organization charts, program status briefings and other documentation as required.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 our clients. 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.
SPA is seeking junior-level Program Analysts to provide direct support to the U.S. Navy’s Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems Above Water Sensors & Lasers Directorate (PEO IWS 2.0). You will provide program control and analysis -or- acquisition and contracts support to key decision makers including the Principal Assistant Program Manager (PAPM), Assistant Program Manager (APM), and Business Financial Manager. You will support the development and execution of program reviews, 7300s, POMs, funding/resource allocation, and Task Planning sheets -or- acquisition strategies and plans. A successful candidate for this position will have the ability to anticipate clients’ needs and offer solutions; develop emails, briefings, spreadsheets, papers, or other products that meet all of the expressed client requirements with high visual and informational quality. It is critical that the candidate be able to understand and communicate effectively with Working Group leads, technical Subject Matter Experts, APMs, and PAPMs.
The successful candidate will analyze nuclear weapon effects on components and communications systems; support development, application and integration of nuclear environmental and effects protection standards; support development of electromagnetic (EM) electronic system effects tools; and provide technical guidance on EMP and high power electromagnetic (HPEM) test planning, test execution and data analysis; and EMP and HPEM hardening/mitigation solutions. The candidate will assist with development and execution of a portfolio of software, hardware and testing projects; research new DoD EMP survivability requirements, and translate technology areas and concepts to meaningfully to others on the DTRA and DoD nuclear survivability missions. Provides technical writing (drafting or editing) and advice on MIL-STDs, MIL-HDBKS, test plans, technical reports, security classification guides, white papers, etc. and may monitor contractor technical performance. Assists the government in aligning the portfolio for rapid transition of emerging tools and analytical capabilities to key end-users. Assists the government with archiving current and legacy data and information. Travel is required (10% to 30%).
For this critical work, we are looking for a candidate that will proactively assist with the design, development, evaluation, and/or integration of secure networking, computing, and enclave environments. We expect you to consistently demonstrate strong attributes to quickly build competencies and provide the highest quality products and services to 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. 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.
The Senior Scheduler will be responsible for helping to support the development, analysis and reporting of cost, schedule and performance progress. Identifying dependencies and relationships as well as collaborate with FAA senior management. To be successful, the right candidate will have strong verbal and written skills, necessary to communicate and manage client expectations, understand schedule interdependencies and Work Breakdown Structure relationship to program management.
The Senior Operations Research Analyst will be responsible for developing a variety of benefits estimating products using OR tools and techniques, such as queuing analysis, linear programming, and cost savings generally performed in conjunction with cost analysts. Evaluating a programs' impact on operations to determine the appropriate benefits model to apply. For example, a new runway increases airport capacity a queuing model may be the most appropriate to estimate changes in flight delay. Performing duties such as data collection, model development, database management, data normalization, risk analysis, sensitivity analysis and economic evaluations (e.g., net present value (NPV), Internal Rate of Return (IRR) and other return-on-investment metrics). Actively participating in technical working groups with engineering, budget, schedule, and acquisition functional team members. Manage customer relationships and expectations as well as provide directions/guidance to junior OR Analysts.
The Senior Financial Analyst responsibilities include but are not limited to providing a wide array of financial management activities in support of government acquisition programs. Producing recurring deliverables such as budget formulation, execution and monitoring, financial analysis, along with financial artifacts and Purchase Authorizations, Purchase Requisitions. Responding to ad-hoc requests from multiple divisions with efficiency and analytical understanding of data being presented. The development of financial monitoring and tracking tools, PowerPoint creation and documents to demonstrate understanding of program financials, knowledge of FAA accounting practices as well as working effectively in groups through oral and written communication
The Cost Analyst will perform data collection, model development, database management, data normalization, risk analysis, sensitivity analysis, acquisition/contract evaluation, conduct Net Present Value (NPV), and cost/financial performance monitoring. They will also participate in technical working groups with engineering, budget, schedule, and acquisition functional team members. In addition, the Cost Analyst will manage client relationships and expectations.
The Creative Design Specialist will be responsible for creating multimedia content in support of communications, outreach or branding campaigns, including social media platforms.Participates in project teams supporting high-profile or complex projects, often in tight-turnaround situations. Participates in all stages of the multimedia development life-cycle, including gathering requirements, concept development, tools selection, prototypes, development, and delivery. Produces videos/graphic animations and assists with planning, execution, and editing of digital media content production. Prepares graphics to support meetings and conferences including overhead slides, workbook illustrations, signage, displays, etc. Work with capture team personnel, proposal teams, and other internal clients to conceptualize what they are trying to convey and the best way to visually communicate that information. Participate in design meetings to identify new product ideas and optimize existing products as well as research, interpret, implement, and adhere to company and customer style guides, policies and guidelines.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop and implement data strategy frameworks to support data-driven decision making across organizations, collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand their data needs and help them make data-driven decisions, design, implement, and publish common data lexicons, data inventory specifications, and lifecycle models to maximize the data sharing efficiencies, analyze complex data sets to identify patterns, trends, and insights that inform business strategy, design and implement data governance processes to ensure data quality, security, and compliance, and stay up-to-date with emerging technologies and industry trends to identify opportunities for innovation and improvement.
Serve as a subject matter expert (SME) on projects by providing research and development (R&D) analysis to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency Research and Development Chemical Biological Department with emphasis on support to the Medical Integration and Warfighter Engagement by: - Providing strategic planning support with planning, analysis, and information gathering, as well as by relaying, coordinating, and ensuring the execution of plans, especially in case of multiple simultaneous and rapidly changing complex operations or projects- Acting as an integrator and advisor between Science and Technology Managers, DoD scientists and engineers, medical and CBRN specialists, industry, academia, and Warfighters- Attending relevant enterprise and technical meetings, reviews, conferences, and the like in order to stay informed of current and ongoing work, maintain an informed perspective of developments across the organization and enterprise, and assess the division’s role in them- Supporting collaboration with other Chemical Biological Divisions to guide and inform the identification and validation of technologies to ensure they are relevant to the Warfighter and the enterprise, accounting for and not duplicative of (to the best of their knowledge) other ongoing work within and external to the enterprise, and within the scope of the organization and enterprise missions- Informing design of, operational coordination of, and advisement of Warfighter engagement events- Facilitating and informing analysis of early technologies for operational considerations (form, fit, function, CONOPS/CONEMPS, etc...)
Responsible for overseeing the network process at every step of the way: designing systems, installing them, and troubleshooting any issues for multiple Special Access Programs (SAP) systems. You will interact daily with Air Force program managers and industry subject matter experts across multiple domains (air, space, cyber) supporting Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC) customers.
The qualified Chemical Biological Defense Analyst will provide Advisory and Assistance Support (A&AS) to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), Chemical and Biological Technologies Department, Digital Battlespace Management Division (RD-CBI). The candidate will provide subject matter expertise and support to the client for analyzing the effectiveness of projects in developing Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) CBRN Support to Command and Control (CSC2) tools as well as supporting the new development of tools for chemical and biological defense. The work is located in Lorton, VA. The qualified candidate will:- Be able to use CBRN Battlespace CSC2 tools, modeling and simulation software, and data analysis programs;- Advise and assist with the development of Statements of Work (SOW) for CB data collection trials to support algorithm development for CB specific modeling.- Advise and assist on how to best model key indicators, combinations of indicators and sensing modalities to reduce false alarms and predict the likelihood of exposure. This will help to evaluate algorithm fidelity and connectivity;- Advise and assist how to explore monitoring and analysis for the development of applications in warfighter chemical and biological threat exposure alerting;- Perform studies and prepare reports, documentation, and correspondence to clearly communicate recommendations and conclusions;- Analyze, interpret, and apply operations research rules and procedures in a variety of situations and recommend solutions to senior DTRA personnel;- Identify significant factors and fundamental relationships, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions;- Prepare analyses and documentation to support deliberations and to include consideration of all alternative approaches;- Collect, organize, enter data into database systems, and analyze the data for trends or other metrics to convey what the data shows;- Design, plan and conduct assessments of current processes, projects, and portfolio to help guide vision and strategy for investments;- Travel 10-25%
You will be 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.
You will be 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, 2) 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, and 3) 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.
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.
Responsible for planning and organizing complex DOD classified in-person or virtual conferences or special events. Coordinates all amenities and accommodations including site selection, escorts, food/drinks, transportation, and audiovisual equipment. Develops materials in support of events to include timelines, agendas, biographies, programs, and handouts. Works with protocol officers to ensure proper customs and courtesies are afforded participants. Supervises junior contractor employees working for the same business entity. Works directly with Government counterpart to sequence and plan multiple events throughout the year with special attention to conflict resolution and monitoring master calendars for opportunities.
Provides complex analytical studies and activities, and interprets strategy and policy for an agency and distills points of impact and relevance to the agency mission. Interprets higher level policy and strategy to points of execution of intelligence, programs, and plans that the agency manifests. Guides analytical qualitative, and quantitative research topics, provides analysis, and delivers written and oral presentations on findings/insights. Makes recommendations on relevant, credible, and timely actions that can be taken in light of the findings. Coordinates with analytic agencies and entities to assure integration of cross command products. Provides analytic and operational expertise to all identified supported offices and personnel. Provide written inputs to study plans, analysis reports, and final reports. Assists in reviewing and selecting externally conducted research on specific relevant topics in furtherance of agency, CCMD, and related missions.
- Provide analytical, technical, and administrative support for day-to-day activities to include CWMD planning and operational expertise, organizational policy and planning development and project/program support, and technical support specific to each of the CCMD’s respective regions, to include information, advice, alternative analysis, evaluations and recommendations.- Provide joint planning support for campaign and contingency plans to counter and deter WMD and emerging WMD threats, including: countering WMD; counter proliferation; pathway defeat; nuclear deterrence and employment; and theater conventional nuclear integration/conventional support to nuclear operations methodologies and related expertise to the CCMDs, the Joint Staff (JS), and other DoD Components.- Advise and assist in development of internal plans, supporting and implementation plans to OSD, CCMDs, and JS priority strategies and plans, and to the Agency strategy.- Develop OPORDs, planning orders, commander’s estimates, and war gaming products (i.e., briefings and supporting documents), or other planning products.- Provide nuclear, biological, chemical, and radiological planning and operations expertise, expert advice, and briefing support.- Provide theater nuclear planning expertise.- Review and assess national and DoD guidance (e.g. NSS, NDS, NMS, CPG, JSCP, Nuclear Weapons Employment Policy (NUWEP), etc.) to ensure policy integration into DTRA strategy, supporting plans, and procedures.- Provide expertise on the Adaptive Planning and Execution System to ensure planning products and processes comply with approved procedures.- Provide Risk and Opportunity Analysis, interdisciplinary and analytical capability support to enable the Agency to analyze complex issues/problem areas for CWMD Community of Interests (COI), CCMD, and DoD Components.- Support the development and coordination of associated administrative documentation, coordination, and delivery of read-ahead packages and briefings.- Support contingency response and exercise execution as needed.