Lead Military Analyst - 37592 in Washington, DC at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/13/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Telework
    Telework - Not Eligible

Job Description

Position Summary:

This position is a staff officer / action officer on a senior-level staff, supporting the Director for Military Training in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD). The primary effort is Cyber Training Policy. Domain expertise in Cyberspace Operations is an advantage. The focus is on strategic-level matters related to all Services and/or Combatant Commanders. The position may also be assigned to work on staffing actions in other fields related to Training and Manpower strategic policy issues.

Job Duties:

  • 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 complex and 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 develop effective implementation schemes. 
  • Plan, develop, coordinate, and direct (on an ad hoc basis) large projects or several small complex projects.  Prepares or coordinates the preparation of complex proposals as required.
  • Serve as technical expert and 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 provide final technical review of briefings, documents, papers, conceptual, and analytical reports for clients.
  • Maintain and comply 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.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related scientific discipline plus 8 to 10 years directly relevant work experience; or more than 15 years experience as a military officer; or Master's degree plus 6 years of directly relevant work experience;  or PhD plus 4 years of directly relevant work experience.
  • Familiarity with the relationships between OSD, the Joint Staff, the Service Headquarters, and other high-level organizations.
  • Experience on a 3-star, 4-star, or equivalent staff is a plus.
  • The candidate must be a skilled used of Microsoft Office, especially Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • The candidate must be able to write well.
  • Experience writing directives, policy memos, and executive memos is important.
    Active TS with SCI-eligibility is required.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 19 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.



Security Clearance: None
Telework - Not Eligible

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