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Position Summary Organizational expert performing analytical work on a project or program that is highly complex and/or novel in concept and development related to military operations and strategy. Develops problem resolution options based on thorough knowledge of the situation, globally, as well as internally, utilizing complex quantitative and qualitative theory and principles to develop viable options. Under the general direction of a project, program, and/or division manager, and within the scope of work derived from a contract with a government customer, performs multi-faceted assignments requiring the analysis and synthesis of complex and advanced systems and projects. Utilizes effective theory, concepts and principles in the design, development and implementation of analytic models and systems. Is an expert in the field and in certain client communities. Anticipates future requirements. Develops and evaluates plans for various projects or program activities to meet requirements. Assesses and recommends the feasibility of proposed approaches to solve problems. Possesses an expert knowledge of applicable operational mission areas and national defense requirements. Duties and Responsibilities Provides policy and guidance recommendation to commercial and government senior level staff, based on thorough analysis that utilizes ¿cutting edge¿ theory, principles and methods. Operates in multinational, interagency, joint, and service unique environments. Applies extensive operational background and experience gained from military service and leadership roles, as well as operational proficiency in complex and advanced analytic theory and principles, during joint and combined operations at tactical, operational and strategic levels of warfare to solve current and/or future mission needs or to correct problem areas. Initiates and develops operational ideas in specialty area, and develops effective implementation schemes. Plans, develops, coordinates, and directs (on an ad hoc basis) large projects or several small complex projects. Prepares or coordinates the preparation of complex proposals as required. Serves as technical expert and participates in working groups, program development forums, analytical activities, readiness exercises, training, education and other forums as required to accomplish contract requirements. Establishes and monitors standards for the quality of programs and documents. Assists in the resolution of project and program priorities. Assures quality control throughout all contract activities. Develops and executes budgets, work breakdown structures and other management procedures as required to monitor and control projects. Develops and provides final technical review of briefings, documents, papers, conceptual, and analytical reports for clients. Maintains and complies with security procedures in the performance of duties. May provide direction, training, and assistance to other project staff, as a senior expert in a particular field of endeavor. Education and Experience Bachelor¿s degree in engineering or a related scientific discipline plus 15 years directly relevant work experience or more than 20 years experience as a military officer. Master¿s degree plus 12 or doctorate plus 8 years of directly relevant work experience. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Experience in advanced quantitative and qualitative analysis. Computer literate and proficiency in Microsoft applications. Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills. JITC & ATEC experience preferred. Applicant must hold at least a secret clearance and be eligible to obtain a TS clearance after employment.
Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
U.S. Citizenship Required.