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The candidate will provide technical and analytical support in evaluating the operational effectiveness and suitability of US Navy Undersea Warfare systems under structured Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) that have been assigned to Commander, Operational Test and Evaluation Force (COMOPTEVFOR). The candidate will assist the U.S. Government gain efficiencies and synergies in the execution of complex operational undersea warfare testing programs.• The candidate should be a quick learner and will be responsible for independently researching and becoming conversant in new and complex topics.• The candidate will be required to anticipate and respond to new government needs, including identifying new problem areas and opportunities, and make recommendations to the U.S. Government.• The candidate should be proficient at interpreting test data and comparing it to requirements.• The candidate should be capable of working independently to support the U.S. Government.
We are seeking a dedicated and skilled junior or mid-level Budget and Acquisition Analyst to provide Business and Financial Management (BFM) Support Services to the Dual Band Radar (DBR) program office within PEO IWS 2.0. The person who excels at this role will ultimately be responsible for maintaining a standard of excellence and delivering products with the utmost attention to detail and organization.As junior or mid-level Budget and Acquisition Analyst, you will provide daily onsite support to the Dual Band Radar Principal Assistant Program Manager (PAPM) and Deputy PAPM. You will provide drafting support of Statements of Work (SOW) and Contract Data Requirement Lists (CDRL), participate and support weekly program management meetings and Integration and Test discussions, maintain alignment with the DBR Contracting Officer Representative (COR) on upcoming funding modifications, and support all budget/finance activities of the DBR Program Office. Additionally, you will provide primary drafting and editing capabilities of the new DBR Technical Instructions and assist the DBR team with submittals.The IWSG office is located at 20 M Street in Southeast DC, conveniently down the street from our clients at the Washington Navy Yard. Daily onsite client support at the Navy Yard is expected to aid in the highest quality client support.
Assist the Fleet Forces Command force Development staff generate Baseline Configuration Change Plans (BCCPs), Capability and Capacity Analyses (C/CAs), and System Wholeness Assessments (SWAs) The scope of this PWS encompasses support required to generate Baseline Configuration Change Plans (BCCPs), Capability and Capacity Analyses (C/CAs), and System Wholeness Assessments (SWAs) their integration with the Integrated Prioritized Capability Lists (IPCLs), the Integrated Priorities Letter (IPL) and the Program Objective Memorandum (POM).
We are seeking a highly motivated, passionate problem solver to provide advanced analytical support to the Department of Defence. The Operations Research Analyst will apply rational, systematic, science-based techniques, and critical thinking to help inform and improve the Department’s decision-making abilities in relation to Defence capability across the capability lifecycle. We are seeking an individual that will:- Design, plan, develop, and document all assessments. Develop task plans of action and timetables in order to meet established deadlines.- Perform a wide range of analytic activities, including, but not limited to: advanced mathematical model development, simulation, systems engineering, tactical/operational analysis, optimisation, cost/benefit analysis, data exploration, and sensitivity analysis.- Contribute to analytic teams, and develop innovative and rigorous solutions to government and military issues.- Facilitate communication between stakeholders from SPA Australia, SPA US, and the Commonwealth.- Assist in the development of data visualisations, briefings, reports, and other contract deliverables.- Think strategically, be detailed oriented, exercise independent judgment, and work autonomously with minimal supervision.
The candidate will provide program management support to industrial activity senior leadership and project management division. Apply a strong technical background and understanding of project management concepts to work with project managers, business managers, manufacturing engineers, and production personnel to achieve operational goals for manufacturing, operational, and administrative process development, production assessment, data collection, and project management interface. Perform detailed assessments of production activity and operations management, including workload, staffing, schedule, and cost data analysis, identifying trends and providing meaningful metrics to communicate status to a variety of stakeholders, both up and down the production chain. This position would be work at client site in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The candidate will provide analytic and systems engineering support to undersea construction, procurement and development activities. The candidate will conduct schedule risk analysis, analysis of procurement activities, develop cost and schedule estimates for client organization and improve Model Based Systems Engineering capabilities within the company. This position would primarily work at client site in Bethesda, Maryland.
SPA is seeking an experienced Case Manager in support of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) for Industrial Policy. The candidate will support DASD Industrial Policy in the review and assessment of current Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) cases. The candidate will review CFIUS filings, prepare summaries of assigned cases, engage DoD stakeholders to determine the facts, and make recommendations to the senior leaders. In cases where it is possible to mitigate risk, the candidate will draft and deliver initial Risk Based Assessments to DASD Industrial Policy. In addition, the Case Manager will prepare and manage OSD staff packages.
The successful candidate will be able to apply experience in business analysis, solutions architecture, systems engineering, and program and organizational management to problems at the intersections of critical infrastructure, emergency preparedness, cybersecurity, and risk management. Specifically, your expertise is needed to 1) Apply systems engineering and structured analytical thinking to unstructured problems at the intersection of critical infrastructure protection, cybersecurity, risk management, and management consulting 2) Lead and coordinate tasks and projects in the areas of business and solutions architecture, enterprise and technical architecture, systems engineering and technical assistance, and program integration, 3) Effectively communicate and present analytical results, including proposed Courses of Action and Analysis of Alternatives, to senior leadership and stakeholders, 4) Draft documents and responses to tasks, which require the application of technical and analytical writing skills, 5) Develop and support data collection for qualitative and quantitative methods to characterize and estimate physical and cyber risks to infrastructure, including threats, vulnerabilities, and impacts, 6) Assist with technical data processing and maintenance, data management, data analytics/analysis, data services, extract/transform/load, and related strategies for data acquisition, archival and recovery, and implementation of data, 7) Lead support for definition of requirements for CISA and NRMC data science activities to quantify risk to the design and operation of infrastructure assets and systems from cyber and physical threats and hazards, 8) Lead the technical portfolio, program, and project management support focused on the NRMC’s technical activities, including direction of oversight activities for the NRMC and the National Infrastructure Simulation and Analysis Center (NISAC), and 9) Manage the definition of requirements for data visualization tools and expertise to support the NRMC.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The right candidate will provide subject matter and technical expertise to the government lead to support assessments and operational management of NC3 systems and capabilities. The candidate will support NC2/NC3 operations by monitoring events, supporting trend analysis, root cause analysis and identification of event management and risk mitigation approaches. The position will require an ability to prepare and coordinate complex staff packages.
The right candidate will provide subject matter and technical expertise to the government to support functional management and oversight for NC3. The candidate will provide functional management oversight to ensure delivery of assured, resilient and reliable NC3 capabilities in the 21st century. Responsibilities include oversight of operations platforms, communications, and modes of operations, to include current efforts in developing survivable and endurable NC2/NC3 capabilities.
The right candidate will support the Air Combat Command’s ISR Data and Tech Futures division by assisting with algorithm development, technical investigations, systems and performance analysis, planning and verification/validation activities. Develop software to process sensor signals from various ISR systems and transform into “big data” hosted in cloud environments; develop software interfaces to sensor systems, develop data management software, support distributed processing, develop graphical user interfaces (native and web-based), and develop and automate software testing. Develop and implement data mining, advanced data analytics, visualization, and other quantitative or data science measurement technologies against ISR processes and products. Additionally the right candidate will establish data capture and storage mechanisms for ISR data, assist in building and maintaining data repositories a classified cloud-based, end-to-end, automated ISR data capability that will mature into a comprehensive “big data” repository of the full constellation of Air Force ISR sensors.
The candidate will conduct systems engineering and analysis with a focus on the physical security of nuclear weapons and supporting infrastructure located at Strategic Weapons Facilities overseen by the U.S. Navy’s Strategic Systems Program office located in the Washington Navy yard. 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. Program management support is also a key component of this position including assisting the customer with the full engineering life-cycle of high visibility projects to include developing integrated master schedules, recommending acquisition plans, and creating high level project policy documents. In addition to these responsibilities supporting the client, the candidate will have direct SPA reports and be responsible for overseeing efforts on multiple projects. The candidate will also play a key role in developing, mentoring, and leading a team of Systems Engineers supporting efforts to. This role includes duties such as generating weekly reports, participation in hiring or staffing changes and coordinating these changes with the Group Leader. The candidate will also identify opportunities for business growth. Supervisory duties include employee development, performance reviews, and managing employee hours/leave.
Develops, modifies, applies, and maintains quality standards and protocols for processing materials into partially finished or finished product. Develops, modifies, applies, and maintains quality standards and protocol for processing materials into finished product. Devises and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and production equipment. Conducts quality assurance tests; and performs statistical analysis to assess the cost of and determine the responsibility for, products or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications. Conducts internal and external audits and performs necessary corrective/preventive actions. Work will include but not be limited to on-site, off-site, launch-site / range, and on-orbit operations support for reviews, audits, and inspections of procedures, hardware, and integration testing activities. Interpersonal relationship building and customer interfacing skills are desired.
Supports operational and technical assessments of technology and operational concept developments/demonstrations, and capability fielding in the following areas:• Persistent ISR / Battlespace Awareness• Command and Control / Net-Centric• Force Protection• Logistics• Autonomous Systems• Irregular WarfareResponsible for analysis and evaluation of the effectiveness of capability/technology demonstration programs, its program management, and execution effectiveness. Support evaluation of the efficacy of technological and programmatic approaches to technology development in the above mentioned functional areas. Such support will include conducting research on relevant technology developments in the DOD and private sector to understand the state of the art and identifying subject matter experts for Oversight Executives to consult. Assist proposal teams in preparing and submitting documentation that addresses technology maturation approaches, capability deliverable definition, and transition strategies. Assist teams in establishing project plans that represent low financial execution risk, yet adherence to DOD Comptroller obligation and disbarment rate benchmarks.
Key functions and responsibilities include:- Lead development of custom-built software applications and mathematical models- Help define analytic methodologies used to set expectations for new and evolving military capabilities, and assist with trade-space studies to evaluate such capabilities- Work with stakeholders and subject matter experts to contextualize systems and concepts of operations for modeling and analysis- Execute analysis and document findings in reports and briefs - Present findings to senior SPA leadership and international clients - Stay knowledgeable of best practices, and work with others to identify areas of improvement within the group and throughout SPA