SAIC has an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Program Analyst for U.S. Army Evaluation Center (AEC) Support Services (AECSS) for Support Services for Effectiveness Evaluation of Fires (Fires).
This position is available in 2 locations: Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), MD and in Ft. Bliss, TX.
This job may be temporarily remote due to COVID-19. Ongoing options to work from home will also be considered case by case.
This position is contingent upon award of contract.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Independently performs technical and analytical work which requires the ability to learn and apply new and established methods, procedures and techniques.
Assists in planning, coordinating, arranging, managing and conducting of test events, data collection and evaluation efforts.
Completed work is reviewed for soundness of analysis, the suitability of methods used, and for conformance with organizational analytical procedures and practices.
Programs and issues may present problems not susceptible to resolution by accepted methods and/or may require application of new developments and theories.
Serves as a Subject Matter Expert on all aspects of the assigned program areas.
Compiles new information, considers data from a variety of sources, and follows standard approaches, methods, and procedures to plan and carry out assignments.
Reviews, conducts and evaluates routine sampling, surveys, inventories, data and findings.
Monitors operations to identify and rectify problems. Evaluates adequacy of controls and corrective measures and identifies and make recommendations on determinations of alternate measures. Prepares, coordinates and/or reviews the preparation of plans, forms, reports, schedules and milestones.
Assist in the organization, scheduling and administration support of meetings.
Proposes agenda topics, tracks resulting action items, coordinates development of presentations, and ensures complete coordination.
Monitors issues pertaining to project compliance, schedule and corrective actions.
Assists in developing and conducting various training.
Conducts limited collection, analysis, integration, categorization, and summarization of technical and funding data on programs.
Using analysis will develop briefings, information papers, and reports that explain and support routine program initiatives, solutions and investments.
Evaluates, selects, adapts and modifies standard techniques and criteria. Monitors budgets, safety requirements and ensures quality is met.
May be required to serve as a Combatant Command Liaison Representative in the United States or abroad. Liaison duties would include, but not be limited to: providing direct planning, coordination, Information Assurance, Interoperability, and Mission Assurance assessment and exercise support onsite.
Must possess an Associate’s degree in Business or related field. Ten (10) or more years of experience to include one year as the team leader of an acquisition project and an additional three (3) years as a practicing analyst responsible for a functional area of an acquisition program.
Active Secret security clearance is required, and must be willing to obtain a Top Secret clearance in the future.
Progressively responsible experience in the management of acquisition programs.
Experienced in both R&D production and/or deployment phases of the acquisition process.
Must possess sufficient familiarity with modern qualitative and quantitative analysis tools to apply to the solution of problems and to provide guidance to subordinates on the selection and use of such tools.
Discipline may be required to utilize advanced knowledge of modeling and measuring techniques, mathematics, statistical methods, engineering methods, operational mathematics techniques, and other principles of scientific and economic disciplines in determining solutions.
Must possess managerial or supervisory experience sufficient to ensure positive direction of subordinates.
Must be familiar with systems integration techniques, system trade-off analysis, and/or program planning.
Additional Skill Requirements:
Five (5) years of experience gained within the last 10 years (2010 to present) in at least one of the following areas:
Counter-target acquisition systems; radar; air defense artillery (ADA) missiles and missile guidance; and ADA Command and Control systems;
Electrical/electronic engineering and electromagnetic propagation in support of test and evaluation (T&E) of Fires and ADA systems/subsystems;
Applied physics in support of T&E of Fires and ADA systems/subsystems;
Development of data reduction and analysis algorithms; development of software tools to reduce, interpret, and analyze test data; and using existing (available) software tools to facilitate statistical analysis of Fires and ADA systems/subsystems;
Software scripting in support of T&E of Fires and ADA systems/subsystems;
Developmental test (DT), operational test (OT), and evaluation methods (includes T&E planning, test design, test readiness, test execution, data collection during test, evaluation of test or modeling data, development of evaluation analysis plans and reports) for Fires and ADA systems/subsystems;
Modeling and Simulation (M&S) and with ATEC’s Verification, Validation, and Accreditation (VV&A) process of Fires and ADA systems/subsystems;
Data collection, reduction, and analysis planning and execution for Fires and ADA systems/subsystems;
Oral and written communication such as briefings, writing technical papers, etc. (includes T&E plans and reports such as System Evaluation Plans (SEP), Test & Evaluation Master Plans (TEMP), Early Strategy Reviews (ESR), Concept In Process Reviews (CIPR), OT and/or DT Test Plans, Operational Test Agency (OTA) Milestone Assessment Reports (OMAR), OTA Evaluation Reports (OER), OTA Assessment Reports (OAR), Capabilities and Limitations Reports (CLR), Safety Releases (SR), and Safety Confirmations (SC)) for Fires and ADA systems/subsystems;
Integrating Army and Joint Service system acquisition documentation (includes DOD, Army, and ATEC regulations, pamphlets, instructions and guidance) in the development of DOD system acquisition products for T&E of Fires and ADA systems/subsystems.
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