F-35 ALIS Logistics Analyst Principal - 26488 in Arlington, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 7/17/2018

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Job Description



This position is the within the F-35 ALIS Sustainment IPT and is responsible for publishing, maintaining, and integrating the ALIS Fleet Management Plan (the ALIS lifecycle sustainment plan) with the Logistics and Sustainment (L&S) Sustainment Baseline. 


The analyst provides subject matter expertise in lifecycle management of a sustained information technology system.

The analyst is responsible for assembling inputs/updates from the ALIS IPT into a coherent ALIS Fleet Management Plan that will be used by the ALIS IPT to identify and mitigate sustainment gaps.

The analyst ensures that ALIS sustainment cost drivers are identified and mitigated and also ensures operational anomalies are identified and mitigated in accordance with the ALIS Fleet Management Plan

Write, update, and assist the IPT lead in implementing the ALIS Fleet Management Plan and related policies, procedures, and operating instructions for the long term
sustainment of ALIS within the framework of the F-35 Sustainment Baseline.

Coordinates the execution of the ALIS sustainment processes within the Joint Program Office (JPO), with the prime contractor, and with the Services & Partner Nations, supporting the ALIS Sustainment Engineers on the procedural aspects of their work.

Assists the IPT lead in developing a process to ensure configuration control to the latest ALIS software releases. Once process is developed, maintain configuration control over the development and release cycles.

Identifies risks associated with ALIS sustainment, in close coordination with the ALIS Program Planning & Controls Lead. Performs duties as the primary POC for the ALIS IPT to the Risk Management Board.

Analyzes the most complex contractual documents, technical data, customer usage data, customer maintenance practices, customer operation characteristics, and related reports to determine requirements.

Develops logistics plans for facilities, personnel, equipment, spares and maintenance. Researches and develops policies, guidelines, and procedures to ensure quality and cost control.

Assesses and recommends the feasibility of proposed approaches to solve difficult problems.

Prepares and presents reports, studies, cost analyses, and briefings to management and customers as needed.

Leads technical discussions at project review sessions with the customer.

Researches state of the art logistics technology advances and applies appropriate technology in order to improve logistics processes.

Consults with management in resolving highly complex and usual logistics issues.


Bachelor's Degree 10+ years of related experience.  In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 12 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.

Program/Project Management knowledge and experience with the development, implementation, and sustainment of an information system, or a system with an information subsystem component.

Logistics Management experience in sustaining fielded systems at a minimum of O- 3/GS-13 level

3 years Lifecycle Management Experience in an ACAT Program (Includes Sustainment Experience within the Industrial Base), or six years logistics/sustainment experience at the operational level.


Have an understanding of processes within a major defense acquisition program

Proficiency in Microsoft applications.

Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.


Active secret security clearance is required.


Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  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.

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