This site uses cookies. To find out more, see our Cookies Policy

Military Analyst Sr - 27924 in Washington, DC at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/4/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


**Active Secret Clearance is required.

Position Summary

Professional analyst in support of NAVSEA SEA 21/ PMS 400D Project Management Team providing analytical, acquisition and administrative support. This position requires a product-oriented, proactive thinker capable of supporting projects by leveraging knowledge of U.S. Navy shipboard operations and equipment. This position will develop problem resolution options based on thorough knowledge of the situation utilizing quantitative and qualitative theory and principles to develop viable options.

Duties and Responsibilities          

Applies shipboard operational background and experience to solve current and/or future material needs or to correct problem areas.

Participates in working groups, program development forums, analytical activities, planning meetings, and other forums as required to accomplish contract requirements. Maintains direct contact and open communications with customers.

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 effective writing and presentation skills to develop briefings, documents, papers, conceptual, maintaining schedules, developing briefs, and analytical reports for clients.

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

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned. This may include proof reading and/or formatting documents and scheduling and/or attending various program meetings and briefs.

Capable of traveling up to 25 percent to various CONUS locations.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related scientific discipline plus 6 years directly relevant work experience.  Master’s degree plus 5 years directly relevant work experience or doctorate plus 3 years of directly relevant work experience.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 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.

The successful candidate will have prior US Navy shipboard experience and technical knowledge sufficient to understand alterations being planned, and the impact of those alterations to Ship’s Force and operations. Experience of program management practices such as metrics development, work breakdown structure development, and logistics planning is also a plus.

Former Navy Division Officer or Department Head Surface Warfare Officer (SWO) with HM&E experience as well as former or current government service/contractor personnel with US Navy ship maintenance and modernization experience are encouraged to apply.  Ability to effectively translate and communicate technical details to senior leadership is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Forward-thinking, highly motivated candidate capable of being given an idea and maturing it into a product. Possess the ability to anticipate future requirements. Possesses strong organization and time management skills.

Critical thinking skills and action item coordination (both tracking and follow-up) abilities are required. The successful candidate will utilize independent thinking to build products in support of the vision of the client Project Manager / Directorate / Deputy Program Manager / Program Manager.

Must be able to function as a Team Player, always ready and able to attend meetings and briefings to take notes and collaborate on the Program Manager's behalf. Also must be able to assume leadership roles facilitating IPT coordination meetings, documenting results, and establishing realistic timelines or POAMs.

Computer literacy and proficiency in MS applications (ACCESS, EXCEL, OUTLOOK, POWERPOINT and PROJECT).

Excellent customer service, communication, and presentation skills.

Naval Knowledge - Familiar with surface ships and basic technical knowledge of surface ship systems to help develop products that support articulating readiness requirements.

**Active Secret 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.

Next Steps

Next Steps


Join the Alion Talent Network today and stay up-to-date on our openings as they continue to become available! As a member of our network, you will receive alerts with new job opportunities that match your interests and have the ability to share job opportunities through social media or email. Join now!

Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.