Lead Acquisition Analyst
Responsibilities Professional analyst on a project or program that is complex 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 quantitative and qualitative theory and principles to develop viable options.Under the 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 development and implementation of analytic models and systems. Is well versed 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 knowledge of applicable operational mission areas and national defense requirements. Lead Acquisition Analyst on projects or programs that are related to the Acquisition of Navy Training Devices. Assists in developing problem resolution options based on knowledge of the situation, utilizing quantitative and qualitative theory and principles to develop viable options. Performs multi-faceted assignments requiring the analysis and synthesis of Navy Training Device systems and projects. Utilizes effective concepts and principles in the performance of a variety of projects. Has strong knowledge and experience in US Navy programs. Anticipates potential future Navy training requirements. Develops and evaluates plans for various projects or program activities to meet shore based training requirements. Assesses and recommends the feasibility of proposed approaches to solve problems. Demonstrates excellent writing and presentation skills to translate ideas into briefings, documents, papers, conceptual and analytical reports for clients. Provides recommendations to government senior-level staff. Applies operational background and experience gained from military service and leadership roles, as well as operational proficiency in advanced analytic theory and principles, to solve current and/or future MPT needs or to correct problem areas. Plans, develops, coordinates, and directs large projects or several small training device projects. Prepares or coordinates the preparation of training device process documentation 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. 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. May provide direction, training, and assistance to other project staff. Qualifications Bachelors degree in engineering or a related scientific discipline plus 10 years directly relevant work experience. Masters degree plus 4 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. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Surface Warfare ExperienceFormer Training Officer or Master Training SpecialistExperience in project management. Expertise in Microsoft applications, especially PowerPoint, Word and Excel. Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills. A security clearance of an appropriate level is 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 informationU.S. Citizenship Required.