Policy Analyst Sr Principal
Job ID: 1928283
Location: ARLINGTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 24, 2020
Subcategory: Policy Analyst
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Teleworking: No
- SAIC is seeking a Senior Program
Analyst to provide on-site Project Execution and Technical support as part
of a contract team with the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Strategic
Capabilities Office (OSD/SCO).
- The candidates will:
- Develop program plans, schedule,
milestones, and monitor technical progress against performance objectives
and budget and assist in creating pathways for these technologies to
enter into warfighter capability sets.
- Collaborate to form partnerships with
Service or Defense Agency Program Offices to leverage existing
capabilities in new and innovative ways and to provide expertise in
relevant technical disciplines.
- Assist in conducting quantitative
analyses of system mission requirements as they pertain to the potential
insertion of advanced technologies, evaluate alternatives and trade-offs,
evaluate costs and benefits, investigate compatibility, inter-operability
and integration, and study reliability issues.
- Provide input to the SCO
regarding portfolio objectives and in carrying out associated technical
and program management responsibilities including conducting technical
analyses to help define, assess, and monitor the technical aspects of the
- Conduct performance analyses and assist
with technical assessments of performer progress based on the task elements
within the performer’s SOW in order to track program progress, technical risk,
and potential program impact of failure.
- Assist in the development and
transition of technologies and systems to the user community.
the activities of on-going and future work and be familiar with the interaction
of the technology/system program with the respective community at large.
and translate user requirements into specific technology/system R&D
objectives, illustrating the benefits of applying the technology/system to
military equipment users and developers.
the military and commercial utility of new products and technology/system
developments, including defining system architectures and supporting subsystem
rapid prototyping and demonstration efforts to generate preliminary technical
management plans, cost estimates for demonstrations, and project milestone
schedules for senior leadership.
TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fifteen (15) years or more of related experience; Masters and thirteen (13) years or more experience; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.
calls for 20 years of recent and relevant programmatic and technical support
position calls for proficiency in program management and systems engineering.
knowledge in one or more of the following:
Control, Spaced-based ISR and/or Ground/Air/Space integration
Operations and Shipboard environments with experience as surface warfare
weapons with experience as submarine officer
long range fires,
science, artificial intelligence, deep learning systems,
systems, machine learning
range weapon kill chains,
networking, inter-networking in communications in denied environments.
degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, computer
science, physics, or other science and technology related subjects.
and understanding of the DoD and the Military Departments
communication skills, ability to work in a team environment, and be independently
in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and/or other equivalent program management
- Security clearance with a DCID 6/4
eligibility within the last five (5) years.
- Experience working with DoD, Joint
Staff, the Military Departments, Service Program/Project Offices.
- Location – Founders Square
- Occasional travel may be required
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