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Job Locations US-DC
The candidate will work closely with government and contractor technical experts to translate operational mission needs into contractually sound requirements, including but not limited to, developing and preparing acquisition milestone documentation, acquisition planning, independent government cost estimates, development of requirements document (performance work statements, statements of work, and statement of objectives), quality assurance surveillance plans, performance measurement, market analyses, needs assessments, configuration management support, development of procedural/technical manuals, vendor management, and solicitation development.  In addition, the candidate will:- Apply comprehensive knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and HHS/ASPR guidance to advise on strategies for improving acquisition support/quality management within the organization. - Provide expert advice to senior acquisition leadership on strategies for achieving transformation level objectives within the organization.- Devise innovative approaches for implementing new acquisition policy initiatives.- Design and deploys leading edge measurement approaches for evaluating effectiveness of new policies and procedures. - Use quantitative analytical techniques to assess system acquisition process issues.- Develop risk reduction and risk mitigation approaches for enabling achievement of acquisition and program planning, control, and execution- Assist Government procurement agencies in designing new and innovative acquisition vehicles across the entire spectrum of contract types, solicitation types, and functional requirements approaches- Assist in formulating source selection plans including evaluation factors and sub-factors; leads source selection teams to thoughtful outcomes- Define and design criteria for determining benefit; designs and establishes processes for managing source selection activities, and post-award transition planning.- Provide task-unique functional expertise necessary to interpret requirements, ensure responsiveness, and achieve successful performance.
Category
Program Analysis
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Senior
Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
The Bi-Strategic Commands (Bi-SC) SATCOM Program Management Office (PMO) provides Program Management Capability (PMC) for the Strategic Commands at NATO ACT (Norfolk, VA) and SHAPE (Mons, Belgium). As the Senior Engineer - Lifecycle Manager working in the BiSC SATCOM PMO, the successful candidate will be part of an international team supporting requirements management and execution and performing a variety of tasks under the direction of the Program Manager. This position has the following 3 principal objectives: to support the technical aspects of the SATCOM project and its coherence with business change models; to support project management and execution, performing a variety of governance tasks under the direction of the PMO Head, including financial analysis, budget management, performance evaluation, project scheduling and planning, requirements definition, scope management, cost control, and risk analysis; and to ensure the Project costs are clear, accurate, fully reported, and transparent. You will build upon existing Business Change Management structures for the program to efficiently deal with issues/changes that arise by having processes, capabilities, and responsibilities in place to respond.  Accurately and comprehensively capture, assess, and provide situational awareness over any changes to the program and its projects.  Translate all changes in actions and recommendations including acceptance/rejection of change and advise to the Bi-SCs.  Establish, document, and maintain issue management processes within the Bi-SCs. The process shall be based on the PRINCE2 definition of an issue. The change management processes shall include the mechanism to develop an integrated assessment of a change among the relevant SMEs within the Bi-SC and C3 CG substructure authorities. The change management process shall serve as the filter to the change control process. Capture and log all program issues affecting SATCOM in a project Issue Log.  Coordinate staffing relevant to Subject Matter Experts and prepare an integrated assessment for the Change Management Board identifying the likely impacts on other program activities and projects.  Conduct user and stakeholder analyses and manage and provide oversight to a program or project.  Collect, interpret, and analyze results of integrated cost and schedule and risk models and prepare reports and briefings on analyzed results.   The requirements for project analysis and program governance services are as follows:  collect inputs from a variety of sources and prepare and coordinate deliverables; conduct analysis and communicate findings to project team and decision makers; interface with the client or internal program management; work within a multi-stakeholder, technical, and matrixed organizational environment; establish, document, and maintain the following program elements, which are common interest within the AIS program and C3 portfolio, and/or interdependent programs include program planning, technical and operational architecture management, risk management, and schedule management. You will also develop and sustain a consistent means to track project expenditure against its approved investment costs and reconcile relevant reporting databases to ensure project expenditure is being accurately represented to the stakeholder group.
Category
Electrical Engineering
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-DC
As a critical member of the SPA’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) team, the Senior Acquisition Specialist will provide program, performance, strategic-planning, process, knowledge, and workforce-planning management assisting the acquisition oversight, reporting, and enhancement of capabilities in support of FAA clients. Will lead and assist teams across the range of acquisition oversight tasks and be responsible for the quality of delivery services and work products. The candidate will work closely with senior management, technical staff, and advisers in achieving client delivery objectives. Duties also include:- Provide interpretation of FAA Acquisition Management System (AMS) contract policy, guidance, and clauses.- Identify key components of the acquisition strategy, and develop a suitable procurement plan.- Provide procurement analysis and recommendations in the following areas: system engineering, software engineering, configuration management, independent verification & validation, implementation, testing, quality assurance, logistics, second-level engineering and problem resolution activities.- Draft Market Survey announcements.- In concert with the Program Office, assist with preparation of RFP documents such as the Statement of Work, CLIN Structure, Screening Information Request, Source Selection Evaluation Plan and Single Source Justifications.- Actively participate in the Source Selection Evaluation process. 
Category
Program Management
Security Clearance
Public Trust
Level
Senior
Job Locations US | US-VA-Alexandria
The candidate will bring best practices to support our financial plans and policies, accounting practices and procedures. Responsible for subcontractor and consultant management to include accruals, cost tracking and invoice reviews. Assist with cash flow by approving expenses ensuring invoices are submitted to clients in a timely manner and analyzing the DSO to look for ways to improve. Attend and be responsible for the financial structure/revenue setup for internal project kick-off meetings. Work side-by-side with Program Managers to help their programs be successful and interact with all functional and line organizations. Create new program spend plans and EACs. Support financial planning, forecasts, and provide controller responsibilities such as A/R, Journal entries, A/P, etc. Balance closing each month with attending needed PM/customer meetings.
Category
Accounting/Finance
Security Clearance
U.S. Citizenship
Level
Senior
Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
This role supports the NGA's Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (CAPE) office which provides enterprise and solutions architecture engineering support services toward the development, documentation, decomposition and allocation of emergent and future NGA GEOINT functional capabilities into CAPE's Agency Cost Positions (ACPs) and major issue studies (MIS). Senior-level Systems Engineers guide engineering teams in taking a multi-discipline approach to requirements engineering, solutions engineering, scheduling, reliability, resiliency, services development, integration, test and evaluation, maintainability and analysis across the National System of Geospatial-intelligence (NSG), Allied System of Geospatial-intelligence (ASG) and Federal Agencies to ensure timely and accurate GEOINT. Duties include:- Guiding of Mid-level and Junior-level system engineers performing requirements engineering, solutions engineering, scheduling, reliability, resiliency, services development, integration, test and evaluation, maintainability and analysis across the National System of Geospatial-intelligence (NSG), Allied System of Geospatial-intelligence (ASG) and Federal Agencies.- Guiding the planning, analysis/traceability of user requirements, architectures traceability, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review cloud service capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations.- Guiding of Mid-level and Junior-level system engineers developing solutions designs based on analysis of requirements and new technology.- Assisting the Government in the capture and translation of mission and customer requirements/needs into systems/capability requirements and solutions.- Supporting the analyses and allocation of requirements to systems architecture components and executing programs.- Assisting the Government in performing systems integration activities.- Conducting Analysis of Alternatives (AoAs), Course of Actions (CoAs), Trade Studies, and Engineering Assessments.- Assisting the Government in strategic technical planning, project management, performance engineering, risk management and interface design.- Operating at the level of integrating multiple systems, services, processes, and interfaces within a Major Systems Acquisitions across organizational and agency boundaries- Developing and deliver well-structured and detailed analytical strategic briefings and reports to Senior-level members of NGA
Category
Systems Engineering: Requirements Development
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI with CI Poly
Level
Senior
Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
As a MBSE systems engineer, job duties require the candidate to be capable of applying principles, theories and concepts related to the digital modeling of systems. Responsibilities include using MBSE tools to model and capture (in DoDAF compliant viewsets) program requirements, track performance metrics, and manage the systems engineering process. Other duties include but are not limited to: - Assess engineering artifacts and develop models of mission systems using a MBSE tool suite that includes Cameo and other COTS tools. - Apply systems engineering modeling methodologies to develop mission models. - Integrate enterprise tools and develop MBSE-based processes to support requirements engineering, the customer's ERB process, CONOPS and architecture development, digital mission, and integration of new initiatives in support of expanded mission capabilities.Facilitate collaborative meetings between the MBSE modelers and stakeholders to deliver mission needs and help innovate potential solutions.Provides technical advice and guidance to senior managers regarding the creation and implementation of new MBSE methods and techniques.
Category
Systems Engineering: Models and Simulation
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI with CI Poly
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
Expert Systems Engineers assist in leading engineering teams in taking a multi-discipline approach to requirements engineering, solutions engineering, scheduling, reliability, resiliency, services development, integration, test and evaluation, maintainability, and analysis across the National System of Geospatial-intelligence (NSG), Allied System of Geospatial-intelligence (ASG) and Federal Agencies to ensure timely and accurate GEOINT. Job duties include:- Assists the Government in directing requirements engineering, solutions engineering, scheduling, reliability, resiliency, services development, integration, test and evaluation, maintainability and analysis across the National System of Geospatial-intelligence (NSG), Allied System of Geospatial-intelligence (ASG) and Federal Agencies.- Assists with the planning, analysis/traceability of user requirements, architectures traceability, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review cloud service capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations.- Advises the Government on proposed changes to the solutions designs based on analysis of requirements and new technology.- Assists the Government in the capture and translation of mission and customer requirements/needs into systems/capability requirements and solutions.- Supports the analyses and allocation of requirements to systems architecture components and executing programs.- Assists the Government in performing systems integration activities.- Assist in leading Analysis of Alternatives (AoAs), Course of Actions (CoAs), Trade Studies, and Engineering Assessments.- Assists the Government in strategic technical planning, project management, performance engineering, risk management and interface design.- Provides expert advice to the Government in the areas of relating vision, strategy, plans, needs, requirements, and process and capability developments.- Operates at the level of integrating multiple Major Systems Acquisitions across organizational, agency, department, and governmental/national boundaries.- Demonstrated knowledge of the current NSG/ASG and NRO enterprises.- Oversees and coordinates the work of Senior-, Mid-, and Junior-level contractor Systems Engineers.
Category
Data Science & Analytics
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI with CI Poly
Level
Senior
Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
Expert Network Engineers plan and develop telecommunications solutions involving computer and communications equipment. They analyze network alternatives and develop recommendations for improvements. Job duties include:- Analyzing, designing, testing, and evaluating network systems, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), Internet, intranet, satellite, and other data communications systems.- Performing network modeling, analysis, and planning.- Overseeing the work of Senior-, Mid-, and Junior-level contractor Network Systems Engineers.
Category
Systems Engineering: Requirements Development
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI with CI Poly
Level
Senior
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
The Program Analyst will provide technical and programmatic support to the Systems Engineering Working Group Leads (e.g. Combat System Integration, Software, Requirements, and Performance). They 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. They 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).
Category
Program Analysis
Security Clearance
Top Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
The Program Analyst will support Navy Strategic Systems Programs with development of programmatic artifacts; including but not limited to white papers, studies, power point presentations, talking points and schedules. The right candidate will have strong verbal and written skills, be able to communicate and manage client expectations.  Interact with and manage stakeholder expectations, needs with the ability to identify and develop risk mitigation strategies. This position will also work with a highly skilled team, providing critical support to managers and employees, assisting in daily office needs and managing general administrative activities, including data collection, data management, measuring and monitoring performance, schedule management, planning, updating government systems, and reporting program status internally to program management. 
Category
Program Analysis
Security Clearance
Top Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
The Engineer will provide support on a large, integrated system and will be supporting the development of technical requirements while also supporting a cross-functional team in all facets of the requirements engineering process. Additionally, this engineer will help architect requirements processes on key large programs and support a requirements process improvement team with responsibility for: meeting yearly process improvement milestones, participate in the management of relevant process training, maintaining process documentation, supporting management & administration of the requirements management tools, identifying/tracking/taking action on requirements metrics, and overall process excellence across the department.
Category
Systems Engineering: Requirements Development
Security Clearance
Top Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
The Schedule Analyst will support Navy Strategic Systems Programs with the development, integration, and maintenance of program schedules. The right candidate will have strong verbal and written skills, be able to communicate and manage client expectations, understand WBS, schedule interdependencies, and facilitate communication across a range of stakeholders to develop and maintain program schedules, identify issues, and generate reports and other project documentation as required.  The Schedule Analyst will also provide analytic and management analysis support to undersea platform acquisition activities, with a strong focus on acquisition program schedule analysis and risk management.  The Analyst will perform detailed Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) development, maintenance, schedule analysis and risk assessments that will assist in facilitating senior leadership decision making, planning excursions, and reporting. 
Category
Program Analysis
Security Clearance
Top Secret
Level
Senior
Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
• Guides Mid-level and Junior-level system engineers performing requirements engineering, solutions engineering, scheduling, reliability, resiliency, services development, integration, test and evaluation, maintainability and analysis across the National System of Geospatial-intelligence (NSG), Allied System of Geospatial-intelligence (ASG) and Federal Agencies.• Guides the planning, analysis/traceability of user requirements, architectures traceability, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review cloud service capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. • Guides Mid-level and Junior-level system engineers developing solutions designs based on analysis of requirements and new technology. • Assists the Government in the capture and translation of mission and customer requirements/needs into systems/capability requirements and solutions.• Supports the analyses and allocation of requirements to systems architecture components and executing programs.• Assists the Government in performing systems integration activities.• Conducts Analysis of Alternatives (AoAs), Course of Actions (CoAs), Trade Studies, and Engineering Assessments.• Assists the Government in strategic technical planning, project management, performance engineering, risk management and interface design.• Operates at the level of integrating multiple systems, services, processes, and interfaces within a Major Systems Acquisitions across organizational and agency boundaries The ideal candidate possesses documented work experience in the field of geospatial intelligence, expertise in photogrammetry, remote sensing, image science, information sciences, geographic information systems, geomatics, or related fields. Demonstrated knowledge of the current NSG/ASG and NRO enterprises is a plus.
Category
Systems Engineering: Requirements Development
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI with CI Poly
Level
Senior
Job Locations US-DC
You will be responsible for programmatic, execution, and administration support to Government Program Directors and Managers for ACAT-1 equivalent military acquisition program(s). The position requires extensive acquisition & contract management experience, specifically monitoring program execution and integration of complex programs and systems. The individual filling the position must have relevant experience as a subject matter expert in developing reviewing and coordinating acquisition documentation such as Statement of Work [SOWs], Request for Proposal [RFPs], and tech evaluations; mission integration; operations analysis and support; logistics, maintenance, and personnel support; and government program office support. Types of tasks may include Earned Value Management assessments, funding/program control tasks, assisting in program management reviews (PMRs), Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs) and developing reviewing and coordinating acquisition documentation (SOWs, RFPs, tech evaluations). Additionally, the individual may be required to perform budget analysis, help develop POM inputs, and analyze financial execution of the program(s). The Program Management Support position will provide support to the organization’s leadership in meetings with other organizations and industry and could require some CONUS/OCONUS travel. At SPA, we strive to deliver a robust total compensation package that will attract and retain 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.  Washington DC Pay Transparency Range:  $135-175k.
Category
Program Management
Security Clearance
Top Secret/ SCI
Level
Senior
Job Locations US-CA-Vandenberg
 As a member on this team, you will:- Manage organizational procedures and associated documentation for Mission Directors (MDs) who oversee the around-the-clock operations of the information environment. - Represent and advise the SIO in: conducting interviews with SMEs; validating/refining data on organizational procedures and associated documentation (SOWs, JQS, SOPs) for MD oversight the around-the-clock operations of the information environment; performs gap/overlap/conflict analysis; drafting Functional Requirements Document (FRD) for presentation to the launch team. - Manage and track mission assurance program planning requirements; develop white papers, briefings, action responses, as well as participate on behalf of the supported office in site- and enterprise-level coordination and activities. - Ensure the continuity and emergency response program complies with relevant policies, processes, and procedures. - Manage training program and related materials for Mission Directors, ensuring the program complies with relevant policies, processes, and guidance; review standards to ensure accuracy and currency with operational requirements. - Solicit, analyze, and synthesize office inputs to relevant operations, integration, and governance forums. At 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 transparency pay range:  $130,000-$150,000
Category
Program Analysis
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI with CI Poly
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
Engineers apply the theories and principles of science and mathematics to research and develop economical solutions to technical problems. Their work is the link between perceived social needs and commercial applications. Engineers design products, machinery, implement improved ways to extract, process, and use raw materials, such as petroleum and natural gas, develop new materials that both improve the performance of products and take advantage of advances in technology. Engineers analyze the impact of the products they develop or the systems they design on the environment and on the people using them. In addition to design and development, many engineers work in testing, production, or maintenance by supervising production in factories, determining the causes of breakdowns, and the testing of manufactured products to maintain quality. They also estimate the time and cost to complete projects.
Category
Systems Engineering: Acquisition
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
Financial Analysts provide financial management support for a branch, office, organization, or department. They may also perform the following duties: Providing advice and technical assistance in the preparation of annual budgets. Measure organizational performance; assess the effects of various programs and policies on the budget. Analysts examine budget estimates or proposals for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with established procedures, regulations, and organizational objectives. May employ cost-benefit analysis to review financial requests, assess program tradeoffs, and explore alternative funding methods. Examine past and current budgets and research economic and financial developments that affect the organization’s spending. Develop guidelines and policies governing the formulation and maintenance of budgets. May conduct training sessions for company or government agency personnel regarding new budget procedures. Coordinate financial activities across various stakeholders. Manage finances across multiple funding types. Track budgets, costs, and variances. Produce executive summaries. Conduct financial reporting and analyses on financial issues and customer requirements. Develop and propose courses of actions (COAs) and recommendations for financial issues. Interpret and apply financial management principles. Apply financial management processes, techniques, policies, regulations and organizational strategic goals.
Category
Program Management
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
Collect, review, and analyze information in order to make recommendations to the Government. Define the nature and extent of problems. Analyze relevant data, which may include annual revenues, employment, cost performance, schedule or expenditures. Interview managers and employees while observing their operations. Develop solutions to problems. In the course of preparing recommendations, understand the nature of the organization, the relationship it has with others in the Government, and its internal organization and culture. Prepare and solve mathematical models. Report findings and recommendations to the Government. Reports are usually submitted in writing, but oral presentations regarding findings also are common. For some projects, management analysts are retained to help implement the suggestions they have made.
Category
Program Management
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
Collect, review, and analyze information in order to make recommendations to the Government. Define the nature and extent of problems. Analyze relevant data, which may include annual revenues, employment, cost performance, schedule or expenditures. Interview managers and employees while observing their operations. Develop solutions to problems. In the course of preparing recommendations, understand the nature of the organization, the relationship it has with others in the Government, and its internal organization and culture. Prepare and solve mathematical models. Report findings and recommendations to the Government. Reports are usually submitted in writing, but oral presentations regarding findings also are common. For some projects, management analysts are retained to help implement the suggestions they have made.
Category
Program Management
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Senior
Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
Collect, review, and analyze information in order to make recommendations to the Government. Define the nature and extent of problems. Analyze relevant data, which may include annual revenues, employment, cost performance, schedule or expenditures. Interview managers and employees while observing their operations. Develop solutions to problems. In the course of preparing recommendations, understand the nature of the organization, the relationship it has with others in the Government, and its internal organization and culture. Prepare and solve mathematical models. Report findings and recommendations to the Government. Reports are usually submitted in writing, but oral presentations regarding findings also are common. For some projects, management analysts are retained to help implement the suggestions they have made.
Category
Program Analysis
Security Clearance
Secret
Level
Mid-level