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Senior Project Officer

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Job ID: 2018827
Location: FORT BENNING, GA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 16, 2020
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Program Mgmt
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior Project Officer to support efforts at Fort Benning, GA.


The candidate will serve as a Senior Project Officer responsible for the design and conduct of experiments with new equipment and emerging technologies and concepts. Candidate will serve as the Maneuver Center of Excellence System of System Enhanced Small Unit (SESU) overall program lead managing both the Live Prototype and Modeling and Simulations campaigns. Individual will be required to coordinate, plan, and execute experimentation projects from assignment through completion. Oversees fiscal, operational, administrative, and human resources management of the program.  Serves as principal point of representation and liaison with external agencies and provides day-to-day technical - professional guidance and leadership to Team members.  Candidate will develop and write evaluation plans, prepare command briefings, prepare memorandum of agreements, cost estimates, and coordinate Soldier and logistical support for the experiment. Individual will write and staff final reports providing insights and lessons learned based on an analysis plan.  Candidate will ensure reports are accurate, timely, and are professionally prepared.  The candidate is responsible for the coordination, scheduling and execution of ranges, ammunition, and other logistics requirements to support experimentation. Candidate will supervise team members' compliance with the organization's policies and procedures, and provide quality control on all team products. In addition, he will supervise the experiment supporting efforts consisting of both government agencies and industry partners.  Candidate will actively pursue possible new start programs, which support the Maneuver Battle Lab's mission.





  • BS Degree and 7 years of experience (4 years equivalent experience accepted in lieu of degree)
  • Experienced writer with excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent reasoning skills. Must be able to compose, write and conduct analysis of events that support the experimentation program.
  • Must have excellent computer skills and be proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to operate independently.
  • Knowledgeable with Combined Arms operations, current MDO doctrine, command and control systems and networks and weapons systems especially at Brigade level and below.
  • Must be physically able to work in field environments, day or night, and under adverse conditions.


  • Military experience at the Field Grade level.  
  • Former Battalion Commander.
  • Bde and Bn TF experienced with Combined Arms operations, doctrine, and training. 
  • Experienced with the employment of Infantry and Armor weapons systems at Brigaded level and below. Familiar with Range Operations and range safety procedures.


Candidate must possess and active Secret Clearance




SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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