Military Analyst Lead/ M&S Operations

Company Name:
Alion Science and Technology
Position Summary Is a lead analyst 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 Modeling and Simulation (M&S;) Operator: The subcontractor shall carry out the planned scenarios and make adjustments to meet changing operational requirements. Provide scenario and operational development support (from a technical and operational perspective) for events. Assist in the development of coherent operational scenarios; coordinate simulation support with live operations to facilitate the conduct of M&S; events. Operate M&S; computers and workstations and facilitate the injection of Joint simulation platforms and architectures into existing and future models and simulations. Maintain full cognizance of all aspects of these programs including technical capabilities, interfaces, level of operational readiness, level and stability of programmatic support and future plans for upgrades and improvements. Provides policy and guidance recommendation to commercial and government senior level staff, based on thorough analysis that utilizes cutting edge theory, principles and methods. Operates in multinational, interagency, joint, and service 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. 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. 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. 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. Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned. Education and Experience Bachelor''s degree plus 15 to 25 years of directly related experience. Prior active duty military experience preferred. Knowledge of shipboard installations, procedures and the Shipmain process. Proven Team Leader for military events and exercises In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for additional 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 "Military domain experience is a plus. Related technical certifications may be required. Team leadership experience is preferred. Simulation/HLA and Modeling & Simulation experience is required. Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to work in a team environment is required. JTLS, JSAF, MTWS, OneSAF, JCATS, MDST, JLOTS, JTIMS, JTDS, JMSEL, JLOD, JDLM, DESS, ACE-IOC, AFSERS, MUSE, C2PC, AGILE Client, NWARS-NG, JOPES, CAMPS, DCAMPS, GDSS, SMS, TBMCS, GCCS-J, GCCS-M, IAS, CIS, ADSI, JDISS, and JWICS operations or development experience a plus. Proven Team Leader for military events and exercises" Experience in advanced quantitative and qualitative analysis. Computer literate and proficiency in Microsoft applications. Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills. A security clearance of an appropriate level is required for employment.
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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