Military Analyst, Site Lead - 36145 in Fort Meade, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/14/2021

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Alion Science and Technology is seeking a rotating/deploying Field Site Lead.  You will have many opportunities to showcase your experience and knowledge in this highly challenging and dynamic environment. As a site lead, you will be supervising the day to day aircraft operations, monitoring mission planning and flight schedules, and overseeing subcontractors, while ensuring customer issues are solved efficiently and expediently.  You will be ensuring safety, quality, schedule, and budget metrics are met.  You will develop strategies for growth, supervise the onsite team, and make operational plan recommendations that may directly impact the ISR division.  Alion’s goal is to provide turnkey ISR solutions, enabling the customer to focus on mission accomplishment.  Your role is to represent the face and voice of the company, providing agility and integrity while leading the hand-picked team in austere locations and conditions.

You will inevitably wear multiple hats.  You will quickly adjust as the situation presents itself to comfortably interface with all levels of company colleagues to include subordinates, peers, upper management, and executives.   You will proactively and strategically communicate with multiple disciplines, management, customers, VIPs internal and external to the organization, providing influence regarding process improvement, new practices, and new ideas.  You will make timely decisions, remain calm under pressure while keeping everyone involved informed.  You will distribute a daily status report to the appropriate audience with pertinent information, leading multiple disciplines of highly experienced professionals.  You will oversee any  ambiguity and chaos with poise and polish, determining the best course of action for the immediate operation and action, while analyzing the impact of both near and long-term solutions.  You will coach and mentor those in your immediate circle of responsibility and often be called on to influence business decisions made by senior leadership.


  • At mininumn you will have a High school diploma 
  • 8-10 years of relevant work experience
  • US Citizenship and a current  TS/SCI  Security Clearance 
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a large, diverse, and sometimes geographically separated team
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to lead ISR operations
  • Demonstrated advanced ISR business knowledge,
  • Experience in a supervisory role, leading multiple related skilled professionals
  • Strong interpersonal skills, mentoring ability, building relationships with internal and external organizations.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Broad industry experience with the ability to draw from previous experience with an energetic passion and professional can-do attitude
  • Teachable and trainable, sharing experiences and drawing from the experience of the team
  • Be curious, inclusive, fearless, nimble, and honest


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field of study and 8 -10 years of industry experience
  • Familiarity with Aircrew Requirements
  • Familiarity with a flight line environment and aircraft operations
  • Familiarity with a combination of ELINT, COMINT, SIGINT, GEOMINT, IMINT and mission equipment
  • Familiarity with Logistics Support Processes
  • Previous experience/familiarity working in a military/government environment
  • Working experience in OCONUS locations and interactions with international partners
  • Advanced degree may substitute for experience
  • Military service in higher leadership positions may replace bachelor’s degree
  • Able to travel up to 50% of the time 
  • Be deployable according to AFRICOM, EUCOM, SOUTHCOM, and CENTCOM’s Theater Entry Requirements.


Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info

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