Lead Military Analyst - 28275 in Washington, DC at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 8/17/2019

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*Must have an active SECRET clearance*


Lead analyst on a project or program that is complex and/or novel in concept and development related to military operations and strategy. Develops problem resolution options based on thorough knowledge of the situation, globally, as well as internally, utilizing complex quantitative and qualitative theory and principles to develop viable options.

Under the general direction of a project, program, and/or division manager, and within the scope of work derived from a contract with a government customer, performs multi-faceted assignments requiring the analysis and synthesis of complex systems and projects.  Utilizes effective theory, concepts and principles in the design, development and implementation of analytic models and systems.  Is an expert in the field and in certain client communities. Anticipates future requirements.  Develops and evaluates plans for various projects or program activities to meet requirements.  Assesses and recommends the feasibility of proposed approaches to solve problems.  Possesses a thorough knowledge of applicable operational mission areas and national defense requirements. 

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

Provides daily support to NAVSEA PMS443 Readiness Manager as a Class Maintenance Team (CMT) Lead for assigned ship class.  As the CMT Lead, ensure standardization of CMT processes and products across all ship classes.

Collaborates and synchronizes with Class Readiness Managers and other stakeholders regarding CMT technical, logistics, and other fleet technical issues and coordinates resolution of these issues.

Determines data collection methods for research projects and experiments.

Responsible for extracting operational data, conducting research, conducting analysis, and presenting analysis up to the Flag level.

Prepares briefs, reports utilizing various methods.

Provides policy and guidance recommendation to Navy senior level staff, based on thorough analysis that utilizes edge theory, principles and methods.

Develops analytical ideas in specialty area, and develops effective implementation schemes.  Plans, develops, coordinates, and may direct complex projects. 

Participates in working groups, program development forums, analytical activities, readiness IPT, and other forums as required to accomplish contract requirements.

Monitors standards for the quality of programs and documents.  Assists in the resolution of project and program priorities.  Assures quality control throughout all contract activities.

Demonstrates excellent writing and presentation skills to develop briefings, documents, papers, conceptual, and analytical reports, status reports, letters, technical memoranda, and formal briefings.

Maintains and complies with security procedures in the performance of duties.

May provide direction, training, and assistance to other project staff members as a subject matter expert in a particular field of endeavor.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related scientific discipline plus 8 to 10 years directly relevant work experience.  Master’s degree plus 9 years directly relevant work experience or doctorate plus 7 years of directly relevant work 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.

Experience onboard or maintaining ships preferred.  Former Engineering senior enlisted/LDO/Warrant encouraged to apply.  Former Government Service/Contractor with ship maintenance and modernization experience also encouraged.

*****Knowledge, Skills, Abilities*****

Experience in advanced quantitative and qualitative analysis.

Computer literate and proficiency in Microsoft applications.

Excellent organizational level communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.

Must have an active SECRET clearance.

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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