ATEC Testing Liaison - 31337 in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 1/24/2020

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Job Description

Serve as a liaison between the U.S. Army's Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC) in Warren, Michigan, and the Army Test and Evaluation Test Command (ATEC) Aberdeen Proving Grounds (APG) location. Coordinate testing services and scheduling, logistics of test asset movements, and assist to interpret test results. Provide input to and aid in the preparation of test reports, and utilize ATEC APG internal personal and group relationships to facilitate the optimum use of testing assets. The candidate must be able to show an in depth personal knowledge of the ATEC APG organization and personnel structure.  This is critical to continue and cultivate positive working relationships to support cooperative environments with test and evaluation services,  operations, organization, and personnel to allow GVSC to work synergistically with all relevant groups at ATEC APG. While this is posted as a full-time position, it could also be offered as part-time to the right candidate if so desired.

  • Will be a lead analyst on a project or program that is complex and/or novel in concept and development related to military operations and strategy. 
  • Develop 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 systems and projects. 
  • Utilize 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. 
  • Anticipate future requirements.  Develop and evaluate plans for various projects or program activities to meet requirements. 
  • Assesses and recommends the feasibility of proposed approaches to solve problems. 
  • Possesses a thorough knowledge of applicable operational mission areas and national defense requirements. 
  • Provide policy and guidance recommendation to commercial and government senior level staff, based on thorough analysis that utilizes "cutting edge'' theory, principles and methods.
  • Operate in multinational, interagency, joint, and service unique environments.
  • Apply extensive operational background and experience gained from military service and leadership roles, as well as operational proficiency in 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.
  • Initiate and develop operational ideas in specialty area, and develops effective implementation schemes.  Plans, develops, coordinates, and may direct (on an ad hoc basis) large projects or several small complex projects.  Prepare or coordinate the preparation of complex proposals as required.
  • Lead and/or participates in working groups, program development forums, analytical activities, readiness exercises, training, education and other forums as required to accomplish contract requirements.
  • Establish and monitor standards for the quality of programs and documents.  Assists in the resolution of project and program priorities.  Assures quality control throughout all contract activities.
  • Develop and execute budgets, work breakdown structures and other management procedures as required to monitor and control projects.
  • Demonstrate superior writing and presentation skills to develop briefings, documents, papers, conceptual, and analytical reports for clients.
  • Maintain 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.
  • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Experience in advanced quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Computer literate and proficiency in Microsoft applications.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a SECRET clearance. An already active clearance is a plus.

Bachelor's Degree plus 8 to 10 years experience.

Security Clearance: None


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