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Company: SPA
Location: Alexandria, VA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace



Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or other technical field
  • 8+ years of experience supporting the acquisition, operation or sustainment of DoD weapons systems
  • Effective oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products/services; Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Active DoD SECRET security clearance


Desired Qualifications: 

  • Prior military experience or experience supporting NAVSEA in a resourcing and/or acquisition related position
  • Prior SOF military experience or experience supporting NSW and/or SOF in resourcing and/or acquisition related positions
  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering tools and modeling languages (UML, SysML) or INCOSE Systems Engineering certification or equivalent


This position will comprise support primarily to the Navy's Program Manager for Naval Special Warfare. The analyst will participate in and provide programmatic and technical support to a U.S. Navy weapon system program office charged with planning, assessment, management, and decision-making for all stages of weapon system life cycle support including system design and development; resource scheduling and requirements planning and analysis; program documentation development; and other aspects of program coordination and execution. This role will be a mid- to senior-level position within the team, so long-term thinking, leadership ability, and strategic communications are vital. Responsibilities include:

  • Provide support in all aspects of system or technology life cycle, including requirements definition and analysis, system modeling, risk management, operations, performance, testing, manufacturing, cost and schedule, training, life cycle support, and disposal.
  • Analyze and evaluate new initiatives, technologies, and programs to meet mission requirements.
  • Support the development of weapon system requirements, acquisition and technical documentation, and program plans and schedules.
  • Support government program managers in developing, managing, and evaluating contractual documentation and deliverables from the prime system integrator in support of system design and development acquisition milestones.
  • Provide engineering realism to the planning, programming, budgeting, and execution (PPBE) for undersea warfare systems.
  • Serve as a mentor to more junior members of the team, and provide acquisition guidance and expertise to the NSW support team at SPA

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