Military Analyst, Lead - 32142 in San Antonio, TX at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/3/2020

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Job Description

This is a Lead analyst on a project/ program that is complex, novel in concept and developmentally related to military operations and strategies.  The Analysts assist with resolving problems and 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.

Position Summary

Serves as Military Analyst for a DOD project that is complex and in a developmental phase as it relates to military operations.  Incumbent will develop solutions to problem sets, to include alternatives based on thorough knowledge of the situation, globally, as well as internally, utilizing complex quantitative and qualitative theory and principles in recommending viable options.

Under the general direction of an Alion project, program, and/or division manager, and within the scope of work, Military Analyst will perform multi-faceted assignments requiring the analysis and synthesis of complex systems and assigned projects supporting the DOD.

As analyst, incumbent will be the focal point for liaison activities with Customer staff, and other military organizations as assigned. Analyst will work closely with the customer to anticipate future requirements, develop and evaluate plans for various projects or program activities that meet the urgent operational needs of the customer. Additionally, will assess and recommend the feasibility of proposed approaches to solve problems.  Incumbent must possess thorough knowledge of applicable operational mission areas and national defense requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

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

As required, will operate in joint and / or DOD unique environments.

Applies extensive operational background and experience gained from military service and leadership roles, as well as operational proficiency in advanced analytic theory and principles, during joint and combined operations at tactical, operational and strategic levels of warfare to solve current and/or future mission needs or to correct problem areas.

As directed, Initiates and develops operational ideas in specialty area, and develops effective implementation schemes.  Plans, develops, and coordinates, several small complex projects.

Leads and/or participates in working groups, program development forums, analytical activities, readiness exercises, training, education and other forums as required to accomplish contract requirements.

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.

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.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree preferred, plus 8 to 10 years directly relevant work experience. Experience may be substituted for Education

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Candidates have working experience within the Special Operations or Intelligence Community environment. Other specialty areas that are welcomed: HUMINT, SIGINT, J2X, MOS 35 D, NSA, DIA, DEA special agent experience or having completed Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) with experience in counter drug or counter intel.

 We will also look favorably on candidates with Army Additional Skill Identifier X3 or having successfully completed the following courses: Joint Operations Support Basic Course and the Joint Operations Support Advanced Level-1 Course conducted under the auspices of the Defense Operations Support Training Program; or service equivalent as well as Special Forces Intelligence Sergeants Course (SSFISC), Advance Special Operations Techniques Course (ASOT) “Level III”, Advance Special Operations Manager’s Course (ASOMC), Operational Risk Management Course (ORMC), Special Operation Forces Technical Support, Detachment Course (SOFTSDC), SOF Digital Targeting Training (STTE) (Build Phase), SOF Site Exploitation, Technical Exploitation Course, (SOFSE TEC), SOF Site Exploitation Operator Advanced Course (SOFSE OAC), Special Operations Forces Surveillance Course (SOFSURV), Special Operations Forces Technical Surveillance (SOFTS).

MUST have an active TS security clearance / preferably with SCI eligibility and CI-Poly

Computer literate and proficiency in Microsoft applications.

Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills

Other: Position may be required to support multiple mission partners, Incumbent must be able to travel all points within designated Customer location(s) on an as required basis.

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