Task Manager, Senior (MV) TS/SCI - 33375 in Rome, NY at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 7/10/2020

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Job Description

Alion's Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) group is seeking a Senior Program Analyst to support a critical mission partner under Alion’s Africa AOR ILS task order. This task order is the largest contracts in Alion history.  The task order supports the Remote Sensing Center (RSC)–National Capital Region (NCR) and its mission partners to enhance and expand existing ISR capabilities. Specifically, the Department of Defense (DoD), Non-DoD Federal Departments and Agencies, and the Intelligence Community needs to mitigate asymmetric threats in support of tactical elements deployed in various Areas of Responsibility (AOR).  This includes projects to develop, demonstrate and evaluate platform cyber systems, weapon systems and communication mission systems used for information collection and dissemination in order to detect, identify, assess, exploit or neutralize threats to the U.S. and its interests. The threats are not limited to counterintelligence, but include cyberwarfare, cyberterrorism and protection of critical infrastructure.  Many of these projects require an extremely fast turn-around to meet mission schedules and objectives and include requirements for logistics management and integration services for the US Government at Continental United States (CONUS) and Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS) locations. If you are looking for a dynamic and challenging opportunity with growth potential this is the role for you.

Position Summary

Under immediate supervision, performs a variety of project administration support services involving data review, reporting, project coordination, budget review, and other related duties in support of the Project/Program Manager.


The Program Analyst will be responsible to all or any combination of the below tasking together with the Program Manager:

Involved in one project or numerous projects.

Responsibilities include a wide range of duties involving initial job planning, scheduling of time, scheduling of materials, coordination of subcontractors, monitoring of job progress, analysis of changes, and problem solving.

Monitoring and tracking of project finances to make sure costs are within established budgets and recommend solutions when budgets are exceeded.

Initiation and completion of subcontracting and purchasing agreements within Alion’s procurement system

Accurate and timely completion of Requests to Initiate Purchases and Travel Authorization Requests with coordination with the Task Orders PMO Team.

Develops plans including budgets and schedules to meet contractual/project requirements for several major portions of a program.

Establishes and defines project plan requirements and directs or performs in-depth studies to determine optimum program plans.

Coordinates interdepartmental development of program plans.

Interfaces with vendors and customers and performs extensive investigations as required.

Produces the contractor's Initial Schedule and then updates the schedule throughout the program. Uses the schedule to analyze the impact of change orders, delays, and any other schedule disruptions.

Works very closely with the project manager and the subcontractors during the preparations and updating of the schedule.

Produces critical scheduling information for the project team's use.

Monitors performance reports against plans to ensure that contractual, cost and schedule objectives are met; arranges modifications as required.

Provides support to the Project/Program Manager in planning, managing, and monitoring projects through its life cycle.

Works with the Project Management Team to ensure contract level CDRL’s are created and delivered on time.

Works on overall project planning through reporting on project cost, schedules and deliverables.

Briefs management on the status of action items and metrics to track contract performance.

Assists with preparing formal briefings and staff seminars.

May assist in writing narratives for reports. Monitors project timeline; tracks document submissions; creates, monitors and maintains audit files. Identifies, communicates and resolves risks. Identifies and resolves issues to eliminate or mitigate the occurrence of consequences that may impact the success of the project.

For program compliance, designs and implements procedures to fulfill project objectives and criteria; may prepare memorandums; quad charts, weekly summaries, monthly reports and other documents as required.

Evaluates and monitors the performance and efficiency of programs to ensure that program implementation is on target.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Good organizational skills.

A security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.  TS/SCI preferred.

Travel up to 25% of the time may be required, CONUS and/or OCONUS.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree required.  5 plus years directly related experience working in support of a Program Manager in the DoD setting is preferred. In some cases, work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.

CAPM or PMP certification desired

Experience with OASIS, RSC, GSA and FEDSIM contracts a plus

Strong Excel and MS Project skills desired.



Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info


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