Lead Military Analyst-Sensor Operator - 32191 in Entebbe at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/7/2020

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Position Summary

Acts as a Military Analyst Lead: Sensor Operator Subject Matter Expert 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. 

Duties and Responsibilities          

Applies extensive operational and analytical background experience gained from formal education, training, previous positions, and leadership roles, as well as proficiency in advanced analytic theory, management, and principles, during international, US Government interagency, joint, and combined operations at tactical, operational, strategic and national levels to solve current and/or future mission needs and to correct problem areas.  Leads and/or participates in operational coordination and analytical implementation teams, working groups, program development forums, special activities, readiness exercises, training, education and other forums as required to accomplish requirements.

The primary responsibilities of an airborne sensor operator are to ensure the safe operation of the aircraft, effectively operate assigned remote sensing systems and support the processing, exploitation and dissemination of collected information.

Advises the PM’s designee and senior Alion managers on PED/ISR QA/QC findings and solutions as required. 

Coordinates, synchronizes and plans all PED/ISR QA/QC activities with the PM or his designee. 

Provides policy and guidance recommendation to the PM, program staff, and Alion management based on thorough analysis that utilizes “cutting edge” theory, principles and methods.

Operates in multinational, interagency, joint, and service unique environments.

Initiates and develops operational ideas in specialty area, and develops effective implementation schemes.  Plans, develops, coordinates, and may direct (on an ad hoc basis) large projects or several small complex projects.  Prepares or coordinates the preparation of complex proposals as required.

Establishes and 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.

Develops and executes budgets, work breakdown structures and other management procedures as required to monitor and control projects.

Demonstrates superior writing and presentation skills to develop briefings, documents, papers, conceptual, and analytical reports for clients.

Maintains and complies 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.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in management or a related military discipline or 8 to 10 years of 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 complex operations. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Willingness to deploy to and work in austere conditions, proven independent decision making skills, and experience working in the AFRICOM AOR highly desirable.  

Has at least 5 years of experience operating complex sensors as an airborne sensor operator.

Experienced in working overseas with US military commands, staff sections, and foreign nationals and operating independently or as a small team.

Experience in ISR mission planning, collections management and target prioritization.

Must demonstrate a detailed understanding of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) and aviation principles to include but not limited to radar, synthetic aperture radar (SAR) and electro optics tactics, theory and fundamentals.

Candidates must possess detailed knowledge of computer operations and applications to include Tactical Mission Software, mIRC or similar chat software and Microsoft Office.

Candidates are required to be a US Citizen and hold a TS clearance with SCI eligibility.

Candidates must have the ability to obtain an FAA Class II medical certificate.  

Applicants must be fully deployable according to AFRICOM, EUCOM, SOUTHCOM, and CENTCOM’s Theater Entry Requirements. 

Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.

50% travel to OCUNUS locations expected.

Experience as an airborne sensor operator instructor, aircraft and sensor test and evaluation and sensor integration is preferred but not required.

Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info


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