As a member of our Prime contract team, the candidate will support the Department of the Navy’s (DON) program for implementing and complying with non-strategic arms control treaties and agreements. The candidate will support the NTIP Compliance Assessment Program (CAP) and the DON Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) Challenge Inspection (CI) Assistance Team. The candidate will:- Lead and manage client-focused support tasks and functions- Independently research, analyze, and synthesize information from Navy and Marine Corps research and development and/or acquisition programs to assess the programs’ compliance with arms control agreements and U.S. policies - Enter assessments into the Naval Compliance Assessment Program (NCAP) database - Prepare and present assessment findings in written reports and oral presentations- Conduct technical studies and analyses on arms control compliance topics - Serve as a member of the DON CWC CI Assistance Team to support naval installations, both in the U.S. and overseas, during CWC exercises and or inspections
The Junior Risk Analyst will be assist in identifying and prioritizing CWMD mission gaps and needs. Develop and use operations research techniques such as mathematical optimization, decision analysis, graph theory, and statistical analysis. Implement data exploration techniques, analytical methods, operations research, and modeling and simulation tools to support program execution. Assist in the development of plans of action and timetables in order to meet established deadlines. Assist with development of executive briefings, detailed technical documentation, memos, and Contract Deliverables. Assist with risk assessment scenarios and various displays and reporting of analysis.
Expected Contributions and Responsibilities- Direct and coordinate the monthly, quarterly, and annual general ledger close with the Controller and ensure all activities are completed timely and accurately- Assist in the preparation of financial statements, including the analysis and reporting of results to provide explanations for fluctuations- Maintain the company accounts and sub ledgers by ensuring the correct and accurate accounting classification of all entries in accordance with GAAP, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and Financial Audit Regulation (FAR)- Review and maintain the monthly reconciliation of all respective general ledger accounts and resolve variances timely- Manage the annual financial statement audit and others as necessary by ensuring all audit requests are provided timely and accurately- Manage the maintenance and documentation of policies related to the general ledger, fixed assets, write offs, etc. with the Controller- Supervise, train and evaluate accounting staff including identifying areas for improvement and development- Assist with review and implement changes to internal accounting controls as needed- Assist with the completion of the annual Incurred Cost Submission as needed- Perform account research and ad-hoc accounting/reporting/administrative tasks- Assist in the maintenance and improvement of Deltek Costpoint functions as necessary- Other duties as assigned
SPA seeks a passionate and dedicated analyst and manager interested in providing technical, data-driven support combined with strategy-informed operations research analysis. The ideal candidate will have a passion for solving challenging, unstructured, and time-critical problems in both leadership and supporting roles. The candidate will participate in analyses, assessments, and workshops that integrate technical, operational, and programmatic aspects across various elements of the Department of Defense. The individual will support and lead cross-functional, high-performance teams conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis, including wargaming, to inform decision makers at the highest levels of the government, including the Secretary of Defense, Congress, and the White House. Candidates can expect to manage multiple tasks concurrently, often with constrained timelines. Tasks may be aligned to the individual’s expertise and interests but will often require individuals to rapidly learn and apply new knowledge and skills. Successful candidates will quickly be rewarded with leadership opportunities and direct engagement with external clients and stakeholders.
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 develop 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: $70,000-$80,000
As a System Safety Engineer, you will be responsible for the System Safety Program for one or more complex and critical projects. Under general supervision, the duties associated with this role include but are not limited to the following:- Review, analyze and prepare contractor, subcontractor, and NASA program submittals, including accident risk assessment reports, preliminary hazard analyses, system hazard analyses, tracking, system and system inspection checklists, ground and range safety and orbital safety procedures, and accident and incident investigation analyses;- Review and analyze program development documentation for new and ongoing programs including design criteria, specification and drawing, test operations and maintenance procedures, safety equipment and personal protective clothing, trade-off studies, and sighting plans;- Conduct independent and complex analyses to evaluate systems design, accident risk factors and hazard energy sources, and recommend major abatement or mitigation actions;- Prepare test plans, monitor results and prepare final test reports. You may conduct special analyses, if directed;- Prepare materials for presentation and participate in design reviews, technical interchange and related meetings;- May travel for related launch events.
SPA is seeking an experienced Acquisition Program Analyst to support OSD oversight of the Nuclear Triad sustainment and modernization, with a primary focus on the modernization of the Long Range Stand-Off (LRSO) and/or Re-entry Vehicle programs. Must be capable of developing decision-ready material for senior leaders and have the initiative to navigate headquarters and acquisition processes to support the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) portfolio management responsibilities. The Senior Program Analyst will support portfolio management and oversight of systems through development, production and fielding to the warfighter.
The candidate will serve as an analyst and subject matter expert in support of the Global Investment and Economic Security Office within the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Responsibilities will include supporting the development and execution of economic security frameworks, supporting international and industrial base engagements, and providing advisory services to senior OSD leadership.
The candidate will work with a multidisciplinary team of analysts and software developers on the design and execution of software products to support a variety of clients within OUSD(R&E). This work may include developing and designing web-based applications for deployment on client SharePoint sites, maintenance of SPA proprietary Modeling and Simulation (M&S) tools, or development of novel analytical tools using Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning. The candidate will work regularly with program managers, technical leads, and the development team to produce high visibility software solutions for both external customers and internal stakeholders. This role may require briefing and training of products and deliverables to both technical and non-technical audiences. To succeed in this role, the candidate will have natural analytical abilities, impeccable follow-through and attention to detail, as well as a passion for creative, out-of-the-box solutions.
The Nuclear Weapons Sr Analyst requires expertise in all nuclear weapon issues to provide high level policy analysis and interpretation (Agency, Department, Congressional and Presidential), and associated activities or special studies/tasking/efforts concerning the overall nuclear deterrent enterprise. Nuclear activities include nuclear weapons delivery and Command, Control, Communications, & Intelligence (C3I) systems design, operation, maintenance, testing, reliability, safety, Use Control, survivability, production, life extension, inactivation, storage, reactivation, augmentation, and retirement, including any implications or effects on stockpile configuration, mix, or quantities. They will also provide technical review of documents, and develop NE model development and life extension support. They will conduct CNI studies/analyses as well as document CNI working group discussions, decisions, and action items.
We are seeking a Test & Evaluation Analyst or Systems Engineer to provide Engineering Support Services to a new radar program within the U.S. Navy Program Executive Office, Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS), Above Water Sensors & Lasers Directorate (IWS 2.0). 0-2 years of experience working in a technical field planning for and/or conducting test events is required. You will lead the development of the highest priority T&E documents such as the Future X-Band Radar (FXR) Test & Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP). You will apply T&E expertise during the planning, execution, and closure of System Engineering Technical Reviews (SETR) and associated SETR walkup events in accordance with the NAVSEA/PEO IWS Technical Review Manual, Technical Interchange Meetings, and Working Group meetings.You will provide T&E review and inputs to the FXR Model Based Systems Engineering implementation, reviews, and comment on model based and DOORS deliveries.Some travel is expected for this position (~5%). A hybrid work environment is allowed, but you must have the ability to regularly work in Washington, D.C.
The Senior Data Analyst SME will provide qualitative analyses on large data sets and the ability to collaborate across a diverse workforce to achieve objectives. Provide knowledge management techniques and sharing of lessons learned for integration and continuous improvement, and an in-depth knowledge/thorough understanding of the specific an organizations mission sets. Analyzes and assesses the types of data acquired/used across the NE Directorate as well as the data flows and systems used to apply/utilize this data with an eye on improving data types and processes for better efficiency and effectiveness. Effectively communicating to senior leadership through briefings, written/verbal correspondence, and other means as necessary that can be understood at multiple levels. As part of the Senior Data Analyst SME requirements the candidate will provide support to the Integrating Department missions and programs by assisting in developing, planning, coordinating, implementing, and integrating department initiatives, vision, short and long term (strategic) goals and objectives. By standardizing documentation formatting for internal documents, process plans, and other documentation for the Knowledge Management repository. Will also ensure all system documentation in the Knowledge Management repository is complete, current, and associated with program planning and sustainment requirements. Will manage NE Knowledge Management user accounts, groups, and permissions, including managing access to sites, pages, and lists/libraries; create, configure, and maintain libraries, wiki pages, web parts, sites, and sub-sites and provide administrative and staff support, as required to effectively communicate to senior leadership through briefings, presentations, written/verbal correspondence, and other means as necessary, that can be understood at multiple levels.
The Junior Program Management Analyst will provide support to current and future programs and initiatives by assisting Department leadership in the development and execution of current and future requirements. Developing and coordinating spend plans and Program Objective Memorandum (POM) inputs. Provide assistance/expertise in drafting/performing procurement activities to include performance assessments related to market research, cost estimates, procurement planning, and analyses of alternatives. Participate in procurement planning to include meetings, Integrated Product Teams (IPTs), and assist with the production of Initial Strategy Session (ISS) worksheets, Acquisition Strategy Review (ASR) documentation, , and Procurement Package documentation (Statement of Objectives (SOO)/Statement of Work (SOW)/Performance Work Statement (PWS), Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), capability assessments, Contract Data Requirements Lists (CDRLs)) to support timely procurement of goods and services. Assist in the financial/program monitoring, oversight, and reporting (e.g., personnel travel, tracking commitments, obligations and expenditures, contractor cost data, burn rates, trends, shortfalls, personnel hours).
- Support the team's effort to develop business process re-engineering recommendations based on current acquisitions processes and information flows to and from the intelligence community.- Overseeing the development, installation, configuration, and administration of computer systems.- Training the engineering team on new systems, protocols, and best practices.
About the PositionThe Capture Manager will lead growth activities including opportunity identification, business development, capture management, proposal development and oversight of pipeline growth. They will foster growth through strategic positioning, customer relations and industry networks to develop market insights on requirements, acquisition strategy, acquisition timing and contract vehicle choices to improve win rates. They will perform market research to include customer preferences, competitive analysis, and incumbent strengths and weaknesses. They will advise on teaming arrangements to bring the best capabilities to any competition. The applicant must develop relationships with line staff, management and business development peers accross the company to provide coherent responses to RFIs, submit compelling white papers, and formulate persuasive proposals. They will identify opportunities that leverage company-wide capabilities and lead cross-divisional collaborative teams to pursue these opportunities. The applicant will create and deliver executive presentations for gate/capture approvals. They will lead proposals to include past performance, management and technical volumes, basis of effort development, staffing plans, and price to win strategies. They will conduct after-action reviews for business opportunity capture participatns to document lessons learned and identify necessary adjustments to capture technique, strategy and actions.
The Senior Enterprise Architect will be responsible for applying comprehensive methods for describing current and/or future architecture/structure and behavior of an organization's processes, information systems, personnel and organizational sub-units, so that they align with the organization's core mission, vision, goals and strategic direction. Assist in addressing business architecture (planning, programing, budgeting and execution), CBRN architectures (how an adversary may use a pathway to do an attack), performance management (through organizational program reviews) and process architecture. Support enterprise design by in developing enterprise schema to map data and process flows between capabilities and solutions. Manage the activities of a team of enterprise architects. Develop plans of action and timetables in order to meet established deadlines. Develop executive briefings, detailed technical documentation, memos, and Contract Deliverables. Finally develop risk assessment scenarios, conduct various displays and reporting of analysis.
The Senior Risk Analyst will be responsible for identifying and prioritizing CWMD mission gaps and needs. Integrate mission analysis to support materiel and non-materiel paths, independent of specific solutions. Develop and use operations research techniques such as mathematical optimization, decision analysis, graph theory, and statistical analysis. Implement data exploration techniques, analytical methods, operations research, and modeling and simulation tools to support program execution. Develop plans of action and timetables in order to meet established deadlines. Develop executive briefings, detailed technical documentation, memos, and Contract Deliverables. Develop risk assessment scenarios, conduct various displays and reporting of analysis. Lastly, Lead and prepare annual congressional reporting with the contractor team, brief results to senior management.
Serves as a technical/scientific resource on projects by providing R&D analysis to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency Research and Development Chemical Biological Directorate with emphasis on emerging threats associated with wastewater. Provide A&AS on basic principles for genetics, toxicology, manufacturing technologies and platform understanding, pathogen/toxin interaction, characterization. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge of diagnostics and detection. Prepares technical documentation and presentations to explain the approach, associated assumptions, and conclusions of scientific investigations. Review proposals, technical reports, experimental or theoretical techniques, scientific studies, and statements of work to ensure technical validity and evaluate current and emerging chemical medical defense technologies. Assist leadership with decision making analysis. Evaluate all project aspects, including design, development, execution, and implementation of diagnostics and detection research and development requirements. Understanding capability gaps and assisting in setting project and product-level strategy and priorities, ensuring portfolios are responsive and mapped to program goals. Travel is expected (10% to 25%).
You will serve as a technical expert providing direct support to Program Executive Office, Integrated Warfare Systems, Above Water Sensors and Lasers Directorate's (PEO IWS 2.0) Technical Director. You will be empowered to lead and act on behalf of the Technical Director ensuring the appropriate Systems Engineering processes and discipline is applied across the PEO IWS 2.0 shipboard radar portfolio. You will regularly work with stakeholders from industry, the PEO, Warfare Centers, Navy Labs and University Affiliated Research Centers on complex issues facing the Navy as well as future developments in advanced radar systems.
Serve as an Agile Software Development User Acceptance Test team member to observe and report on User Acceptance Tests (UATs) for software developed under a Scaled Agile Framework Environment (SAFE). Duties include performing professional work involving participation in an Agile software development environment – contributing to and reporting on the UATs for each feature sprint. Creating a reporting framework to evaluate UATs conducted by the client and providing reports through the customer with feedback on UAT performance – (**Note – the analyst is not required to design or execute the UATs – the analyst will design UAT evaluation plans, execute those plans and report how well the UATs were executed). Travel to the execution site for UATs and conduct UAT evaluations.Participate in work-flow management to obtain approval for execution plans and release of observation reports. Participate in Agile software development meetings like the daily SCRUM and sprint ceremonies. Candidate will be expected to work daily in an office environment with limited opportunity to Telework.