Senior Technical Analyst
Alexandria, VA 
Posted 28 days ago
Job Description

For over 40 years, LinQuest has been a leader in space systems technology solutions for U.S. defense and intelligence communities. Subject Matter Expert to join our growing team in Alexandria, VA.

We are seeking a Senior Technical Analyst to join our growing team in Alexandria, VA.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Supports the OUSD(R&E) Directorate of Defense Research and Engineering for Advanced Capabilities Prototypes & Experiments Directorate, performing within the metropolitan Washington, DC area.

Support RDER in various initiatives in focus areas to include, but not limited to: space and cyber; defense and platforms; offense and weapons; resilient communications; logistics; and battlefield management command, control, and communication. RDER, supported by the contractor, will execute these initiatives, and other initiatives that target specific mission capability gaps identified by the Joint Staff, Services, CCMDs, and senior leadership in OSD.

* Support experimentation acceleration; end-to-end mission thread studies and analysis; experimentation proposal shaping, evaluation, and process and program management; and joint and industry experimentation.
* Review and coordinate concepts and requirements for the application of current and emerging technologies; make recommendations as needed to government leadership; assist oversight of the current and prospective experiments and maintain minutes and historical records of all pertinent meetings, decisions, and program events or documents.
* Track completion of action items assigned during the various meetings.
* Provide analysis and program management support to monitor project execution (cost, schedule, performance, and deliverables) via project tracking tools, periodic (monthly) reports, and financial products.
* Monitor project funding and scientific breadth of research programs implemented; and conduct systems trade-off and technical analysis for emerging, ongoing, or completed projects.
* Plan, organize, and manage selected projects for successful performance consistent with performance agreements.
* Prepare budget and programmatic justification as needed during the planning, programming, budgeting, and execution (PPBE) cycle, and prepare and deliver briefs and documents as required to support the customer.
* Prepare, coordinate, and staff experimentation project documentation (i.e., funding documents, statements of work, program reviews, reports, briefs, etc.) for leadership review and approval; generate Memoranda of Agreement, Charters, Roles and Responsibilities documents, and Inter-Agency agreements relative to ongoing and prospective prototypes.
* Maintain communications and coordination with OSD, Services, Combatant Commands, Government Agencies, and the Joint Staff regarding projects, prototypes, and demonstrations under RDER oversight and shall assist the RDER leadership in identification of problem sets/challenges and recommend resolution of said areas.

A current Top Secret clearance is required.

Required Qualifications

Expert knowledge in any of the following Space / Cyber, Defense / Platforms, Offense / Weapons, Resilient Communications, Battlefield Management C3, or Logistics.

  • Current TS/SCI eligibility
  • Degree: Bachelor's or higher in a science, engineering, or technical discipline
  • Experience organizing and developing programs to support organizational strategic direction; creating and managing long-term goals; assisting with organizational plans and programs; establishing working relationships with program managers or executive leaders; tracking task order efforts to rapidly identify and resolve potential and new problems.
  • Experience in prototyping solutions, R&E modernization, and joint warfighting concepts.
  • A minimum of 10 years of DoD experience. Five years of experience in the PPBE and legislative processes.

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience operating within a Pentagon/OSD/Service Staff/Joint Staff environment

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 to 10 years
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