Functional Analyst - UASPO - 35948 in Huntsville, AL at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 5/26/2021

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Position Summary

Are you looking to advance your career? Alion Science and Technology is expanding in Huntsville, and we are looking for motivated professionals to join our team and contribute to our vision to be “Many Moves Ahead!”

This position will support the PEO Aviation UAS Program Office in Huntsville, AL. Army PEO Aviation designs, develops, delivers and supports advanced aviation capabilities.

The Functional Analyst performs research, collection and collation of data from studies.


  • As a Subject Matter Expert in a field, analyzes actual and predictable interacting operational activities of an established military, governmental or business system to obtain a quantitative, rational basis for decision making or resource allocation. 
  • Responsible for the compilation of data, and preparation of inputs into larger reports. 
  • Performs assessments and projections as part of analysis process.
  • Analyzes factors and components of complex systems to recommend and institute changes to increase efficiency. 
  • Plans studies of work problems and procedures, such as organizational changes, communication, information flow, integrated production methods, or cost analysis.
  • Recommends improvements of modifications in sequence of operations, equipment utilization and related matters.
  • Examines and analyzes current and contemplated operations for developing, defining, and coordinating user requirements which will satisfy the total program need.
  • Translates user requirements into system specifications, configuration management plans, life cycle management documentation, and integrated logistics support plans and related operational summaries.
  • Writes specifications manuals and user documentation for client or user personnel.
  • Gathers information from users, defines work problems, and designs a system and procedures to resolve problems.
  • May be assigned responsibility for the management of the function, including associated staff.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 2 or more years of related operations research experience.
  • Education and work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Progress in achieving SME experience demonstrated by superior record of creative work recognized by management and/or a customer.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • An active Secret security clearance is required.


Security Clearance: Secret

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