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Program/Systems Analyst II - C4ISR
Job Code:2020:0101-039
Location:Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Corporate
  
Job Description
TRAX International (TRAX) is preparing a proposal for future performance of the U.S. Army Evaluation Center (AEC) Support Services (AECSS) for Readiness and Analytics and Training and Professional Development contract in Aberdeen, MD. TRAX is a large business that has supported the Department of Defense since 1979 and currently performs services for the Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) at Yuma Proving Ground, AZ; Fort Hood TX; Ft Greely, AK; and in the Republic of Panama. All positions are full-time and have generous health care, 401(k) and vacation benefits. Salaries are negotiable based on specific experience and proven performance.

The Program/Systems Analyst II will play an integral role on the TRAX Team, providing technical guidance and operational support to the leadership team. The successful candidate will apply their knowledge of test events and systems to activities and reports. The ability to gather and analyze information from the systems will lead to success in this position. The successful Program/Systems Analyst II will be able to ensure compliance with Government contracting regulations and assist in the identification and rectification of problems.  Experience in providing technical guidance and information will ensure success in this position.

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Qualifications

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Independently performs technical and analytical work which requires the ability to learn and apply new and established methods, procedures, and techniques.
  • Assists in planning, coordinating, arranging, managing, and conducting of test events, data collection and evaluation efforts.
  • Completed work is reviewed for soundness of analysis, the suitability of methods used, and for conformance with organizational analytical procedures and practices.
  • Programs and issues may present problems not susceptible to resolution by accepted methods and/or may require application of new developments and theories.
  • Serves as a Subject Matter Expert on all aspects of the assigned program areas.
  • Compiles new information, considers data from a variety of sources, and follows standard approaches, methods, and procedures to plan and carry out assignments.
  • Reviews, conducts, and evaluates routine sampling, surveys, inventories, data, and findings.
  • Monitors operations to identify and rectify problems.
  • Evaluates adequacy of controls and corrective measures and identifies and make recommendations on determinations of alternate measures.
  • Prepares, coordinates and/or reviews the preparation of plans, forms, reports, schedules, and milestones.
  • Assist in the organization, scheduling, and administration support of meetings.
  • Proposes agenda topics, tracks resulting action items, coordinates development of presentations, and ensures complete coordination.
  • Monitors issues pertaining to project compliance, schedule, and corrective actions.
  • Assists in developing and conducting various training.
  • Conducts limited collection, analysis, integration, categorization, and summarization of technical and funding data on programs.
  • Using analysis will develop briefings, information papers, and reports that explain and support routine program initiatives, solutions, and investments.
  • Evaluates, selects, adapts, and modifies standard techniques and criteria.
  • Monitors budgets, safety requirements and ensures quality is met.
  • May be required to serve as a Combatant Command Liaison Representative in the United States or abroad.
  • Liaison duties would include, but not be limited to providing direct planning, coordination, Information Assurance, Interoperability, and Mission Assurance assessment and exercise support onsite.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Must possess an Associate‚Äôs Degree in Business or related field.
  • Must have ten or more years of experience to include one year as the team leader of an acquisition project and an additional three years as a practicing analyst responsible for a functional area of an acquisition program.
  • Progressively responsible experience in the management of acquisition programs.
  • Experienced in both R&D production and/or deployment phases of the acquisition process.
  • Must possess sufficient familiarity with modern qualitative and quantitative analysis tools to apply to the solution of problems and to provide guidance to subordinates on the selection and use of such tools.
  • Discipline may be required to utilize advanced knowledge of modeling and measuring techniques, mathematics, statistical methods, engineering methods, operational mathematics techniques, and other principles of scientific and economic disciplines in determining solutions.
  • Must possess managerial or supervisory experience sufficient to ensure positive direction of subordinates.
  • Must be familiar with systems integration techniques, system trade-off analysis, and/or program planning.
  • Secret security clearance is required.
  • Five (5) years of experience gained within the last 10 years (2010 to present) in at least one of the following areas:
    • Developmental test (DT), operational test (OT), and evaluation methods (includes test and evaluation (T&E) planning, test design, test readiness, test execution, data collection during test, evaluation of test or modeling data, and development of evaluation analysis plans and reports) for Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (C4), Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) (C4ISR) systems/subsystems.
    • Integrating Army and Joint Service system acquisition documentation (includes Department of Defense (DOD), Army, and Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) regulations, pamphlets, instructions, and guidance) in the development of DOD system acquisition products for T&E of C4ISR systems/subsystems.
    • Conducting T&E of Army and Joint Service information systems/subsystems.
    • Software application testing and network communication of ISR systems/subsystems to include at least one (1) year of experience in black box functional and system-level testing techniques (techniques in which the software tester does not have access to the source code itself).
    • Oral and written communication such as briefings, writing technical papers, etc. (includes T&E plans and reports such as System Evaluation Plans (SEP), Test & Evaluation Master Plans (TEMP), Early Strategy Reviews (ESR), Concept In Process Reviews (CIPR), OT and/or DT Test Plans, Operational Test Agency (OTA) Milestone Assessment Reports, OTA Evaluation Reports (OER), OTA Assessment Reports (OAR), Capabilities and Limitations Reports (CLR), Safety Releases (SR), and Safety Confirmations (SC)) for C4ISR systems/subsystems.
  • Highly developed analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail is a top priority.
  • Must share a commitment to maintaining a positive, collaborative work environment while simultaneously optimizing individual performance and contribution.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • The work of this position is performed in an environmentally controlled office environment or in the outdoors of the proving ground
  • Must be capable of sitting and entering data on a computer keyboard for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to view computer monitor for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds unassisted
  • Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities

The lists above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel in this position.  TRAX International reserves the right to make changes to the job description whenever necessary.

 

Other Job Information (if applicable)
TRAX is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports contributions of all individuals. TRAX is an equal opportunity employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, familial status, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, handicap, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.