NANA Regional Corporation Senior S&T Program Analyst in Ft. Belvoir, Virginia

Senior S&T Program Analyst

Description

Cloud Lake is a provider of services to today’s Big Data and Cloud market with one crucial difference: our services are highly-specialized, data-centric services. This enables us to focus laser like on helping our government and commercial customers quickly and cost effectively harvest, analyze and leverage the greatest possible value from the increasingly vast amounts of data they are acquiring and need to manage.

Cloud Lake’s strategic partners include leaders in virtually every area of IT strategy, implementation and management.

Summary

Cloud Lake Technology is looking to hire a Senior Science and Technology (S&T) Program Analyst to perform programmatic and outreach duties associated with S&T requirements for defense agencies. Qualified candidates must fully understand Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) and Information Analysis Center (IAC) mission needs and maintain awareness of the priorities of DTIC/IAC users.

The applicant will have the opportunity to directly work with priorities and projects conducted in collaboration with the Federal governments, the private sector, and industry partners within the intelligence, defense, and homeland security communities. He/she will mentor more junior program analyst and support the conduct of research, contract data analysis, and operational support to address current DTIC-IAC’s operational needs and DoD-wide, identified capability gaps. Ideal candidate possesses knowledge management, data analysis, and project management experience in DoD R&D and S&T environment and strong interest in accelerating technical and information sharing capabilities. There are several opportunities available and significant growth and learning opportunities exist for those who demonstrates initiative, inventiveness, original thought, incisive analysis, and comprehensive synthesis. Excellent analytical, organizational, management, and communication skills are required.

Duties & Responsibilities (May perform one or several of the following):

Contracts Portfolio Management

  • Analyze contract Monthly Status Reports to provide client current initiative program/ sector progress reporting and planned strategies for future enhancements for project deliverables

  • Implement and manage acquisition procurements/documentation to ensure that documents are properly executed providing proper controls and regulations.

  • Review and analyze project documents to identify and recommend project control and knowledge management practices and processes for collecting data, analyzing reports, and providing the analyses needed to improve existing business processes.

Metrics and Reporting

  • Review and analyze existing data to identify and communicate priorities, policies, procedures, decisions, goals and issues.

  • Prepare and maintain reports and statistics related to various technical domains.

Liaison Support

  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with DTIC-IAC functional groups and its customers as required to address issues/concerns and to develop solutions across organization’s programmatic spectrum to include Defense Systems, IT/Cybersecurity, and Homeland Security capabilities.

  • Participate in meetings and conferences with representatives of other government departments and agencies, participating organizations and contractors. Discusses problems that affect the overall direction of assigned projects and makes recommendations.

  • Coordinate with the stakeholders groups for the purpose of providing technical and programmatic information in response to ad-hoc data call requests

  • Facilitate the communications as a liaison between the internal functional groups and external clients to source requirements advancing technical solutions and fulfilling client requests

Data Analysis/Knowledge Management

  • Serve as a “fusion cell” manager and provide data analytical and knowledge management support to a large group of technical, managerial, and administrative groups within DTIC-IAC; develop knowledge management concepts, ideas, and plans for achieving objectives to successfully reach DTIC-IAC and its customers’ vision, goals and mission.

  • Provide technical analyses and guidance in managing, evaluating, providing recommendations, reports, and resolutions pertaining to various technical domains.

  • Research and provide definitive raw analysis of client multiple program's portfolio of current capabilities, requirements, and technical initiatives to enable and propose strategic enhancements by recommending solutions to enable rapid capability development.

  • Prepare a variety of regular and one-time reports and complex studies for the organization, such as, review and analysis, historical information, point papers, and assessment of new/revised regulations and initiatives.

  • Support any high-level strategic direction data-call requests for performance measures, trending analysis, metrics, feasibility studies, and change requests serving program objectives.

  • Create and present briefings to discuss status, progress, new or changed requirements and technical, program, and scheduling problems which are critical to the accomplishment of project objectives.

  • Analyze knowledge management processes and retrospective studies to identify any bottlenecks in workflows, providing recommendations for improving techniques and operational awareness to increase productivity and efficiency in knowledge management practice.

  • Create and implement iterative knowledge transfer process among multiple stakeholder groups

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s-degree and a minimum of seven (7) years professional and relevant experience. Experience supporting the S&T and R&D requirements/programs is plus. Training and education equivalent to a Bachelor’s and required years of experience may be acceptable)

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an Active Department of Defense Secret Clearance.

  • Experience and familiarity with supporting Department of Defense programs

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (written and verbal) with experience briefing senior federal executives

  • Have demonstrated and utilized a knowledge of the mission, charter, roles, and responsibilities of U.S. Government agencies, and how these organizations can effectively cooperate in implementing information sharing plans and programs.

  • Have demonstrated a superior ability in developing effective professional and interpersonal relationships with peers and colleagues across multiple functional groups and external partners.

  • Have demonstrated an ability to balance responsibilities among assigned activities; including the ability to manage transitions effectively from task to task, and proven adaptability to varying customer needs.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCES

  • Knowledge of DoD Acquisition lifecycle

  • Services and tools encompassing the whole data lifecycle (e.g. ranging from data acquisition and management to data analysis and exploitation)

  • Excellent data analysis skills.

  • Excellent command of English (written and spoken) and presentation skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills, including a superior ability to work effectively at the highest levels within an interagency environment on complex issues requiring consensus-building.

Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

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Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: US-VA-Ft. Belvoir

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: CLO00143