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Military Analyst Principal - 27880 in Halawa, HI at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/1/2019

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    Halawa, HI
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Job Description


Position Summary

Military strategy, joint operations and campaign planning expert supporting complex projects or programs related to joint operations and strategy. Develops problem resolution options based on thorough knowledge of the situation – both globally and regionally. Utilizes complex quantitative and qualitative techniques to develop viable options.

Support the USINDOPACOM in addressing capability gaps in Special Operations Forces (SOF) theater operations plans.

Targeting and Joint Fires. Provide planning and analysis support for targeting and joint fires processes; develop recommended innovative approaches for TTPs, to optimize efficiency, speed, and effectiveness.

Under the general direction of a project or program manager, and within the scope of work derived from a contract with a government customer, performs complex tasks requiring the analysis and synthesis of advanced systems and projects. Utilizes effective theory, concepts and principles in the design, development and implementation of analytical models and systems. 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 expert knowledge of applicable operational mission areas and defense requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities          

Provide direct programmatic and analytical support to INDOPACOM.

Identify capability gaps and develop appropriate guidance in coordination with plans, intelligence and requirements offices.

Analyze all aspects of the strategic targeting process, including policy, strategic target selection procedures, and targeting guidance for the employment of operational forces and unmanned systems.

Support operational planning by conducting research to identify and integrate lethal and non-lethal fires into the USINDOPACOM targeting process.

Evaluate current operations plans to identify and make recommendations regarding the mitigation of capability gaps, considering operational performance metrics.

Support Strategic Communication analyses, with the goal of improving USINDOPACOM capabilities to proactively posture itself in executing its mission and roles.

Understand and operate in joint, interagency, intergovernmental and multinational environments.

Serves as technical expert and participates in working groups, program development forums, analytical activities, readiness exercises, training, education and other forums as required.

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

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering or a related discipline plus 15 years directly relevant work experience or more than 20 years experience as a military officer. Master’s degree plus 12 or doctorate plus 8 years of directly relevant work experience.

Experience in a geographic combatant command, combined or joint task force, and/or service component headquarters is preferred.

Master’s degree in science, engineering, strategic studies or related disciple is preferred.

Senior service college graduate or service equivalent is preferred.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 19 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.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Experience in advanced quantitative and qualitative analysis.

Computer literate and proficiency in Microsoft applications.

Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.

TS with SCI eligible security clearance required for employment.




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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