Acquisition Analyst - Clearance Required - 30521 in Washington, DC at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 7/25/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Provides technical and acquisition support in a DoD acquisition program office in PEO Integrated Warfare Systems (IWS). You will support your PEO IWS Navy customer as part of an integrated team from our team office right outside the Washington Navy Yard near the Washington Nationals Stadium. You will:

Support the development and analysis of technical and acquisition review artifacts, program documentation, schedules, and action items in an acquisition program office environment.

Review and provide comments on documentation in preparation for meetings, acquisition reviews, and working groups. Review program documentation and deliverables such as System Engineering Plans, acquisition strategies, Test & Evaluation Master Plans, and high level working papers. Prepare meeting minutes and develop PowerPoint presentations for government manager review and approval.

Apply standard technical concepts, techniques and procedures to provide support to the PEO IWS manager to assist in the planning and execution of the development systems for Navy surface ships.

Provide regular minimally supervised and occasional independent interaction with program office customers and provide input to project managers on programmatic, technical and testing deliverables.

Assist in the analysis of existing systems and the definition, design, and development of new system requirements. Perform analytical work in design, development, evaluation, planning, testing and operation in support of system development and acquisition.

Assist in the management of complex acquisition programs to ensure delivery and performance of our Navy’s latest combat systems, weapon systems, and Command and Control systems and networks. Support our Nation’s Navy in fulfilling its mission safely and effectively.

Perform additional duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree plus 3 to 5 years of related experience. Degree should be in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) discipline. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 4 years of applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted based on education, or highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.

Experience with DoD acquisition programs, surface Navy weapon and combat systems, or command and control systems is a plus. Navy veterans with recent AEGIS or SSDS operational experience are encouraged to apply.

Experience with Microsoft Office® suite is required.

Active Secret Clearance within the last two years or the ability to obtain a Secret Clearance is required.


Security Clearance



Diversity Statement


We are an EOE that values our employee’s talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength.

Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information.

U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

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