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Program/System Analyst Senior (Level III)

Position and Title: Program/System Analyst Senior (Level III)

Identification Number: AEC-CTF-TESS-011

Location: Stuttgart, Germany (European Command)

Employment Category: Full Time / Exempt

Travel: As directed, estimated 30% CONUS

Drug screening: Yes

Security Clearance: Must have or be able to obtain a DoD issued Secret with BI

Education: Master’s degree in Operations Research, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, Business or closely related technical discipline from an accredited college or university.

Certifications

Salary: Negotiable based on experience, education and qualifications.

Summary:

BMA is seeking an experienced Program/System Analyst to support the Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) Cyber Security Task Force (CTF) Task Order.   The Program/System Analyst will serve as a liaison officer for ATEC in the European Command Headquarters coordinating for Cyber Security Testing during Command exercises and provide project level support across designated CTF lines of operation to ensure comprehensive, integrated and synchronized task order support. 
The Army Test and Evaluation Command’s mission is to plan, integrate, and conduct experiments, developmental testing, independent operational testing, and independent evaluations and assessments to provide essential information to acquisition decision makers and commanders.
Congress directed, through the FY03 Defense Appropriations Bill, that Combatant Commands and Services, in cooperation with Operational Test Agencies, conduct operational Information Assurance (IA), Interoperability (IOP) and Mission Assurance (MA) assessments during major training exercises. This effort is being led by the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation. The U.S. Army tasked the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) as the lead organization to execute this task within the Army. To perform this task, ATEC established the Cybersecurity Task Force.

Position Responsibilities:

Serves as a Combatant Command Liaison Representative in the European Command forward located in Germany. 
Liaison duties would include, but not be limited to: providing direct planning, coordination, Information Assurance, Interoperability, and Mission Assurance assessment and exercise support onsite.
Assists in planning, coordinating, arranging, managing and conducting of test events, data collection and evaluation efforts
May serve as a working leader responsible for leading and providing technical advice and direction to lower graded personnel.
Duties may include, but are not limited to, monitoring work; ensuring product quality, accuracy, and timeliness; consolidating reports regarding status updates and billing; and reviewing collected data for completeness, accuracy, and validity.
Coordinates with others to assure all safety, security, environmental, and community concerns are adequately addressed.
 Independently performs technical and analytical work which requires the ability to learn and apply new and established methods, procedures and techniques.
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.  

Qualifications/Experience:  

Master’s degree in Operations Research, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, Business or closely related technical discipline, plus 14 or more years of experience.
Must have 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.
Demonstration of three (3) years expertise supporting assessments of Information Assurance (IA), Interoperability (IOP), and Mission Assurance (MA) including Information Systems utilized during Combatant Command and Army exercises. Experience is defined as activities to include Combatant Command and service exercise planning activities, exercise execution, cybersecurity assessment documentation development (e.g. plans) and reporting, evaluations of system data from exercise or assessment events. The experience must be within the last ten years (2004 to present) to qualify as relevant since significant changes have occurred to the cybersecurity assessment process during the war effort over the last ten years.
Demonstration of three (3) years of expertise within the last ten years (2004 to present) in operational test & evaluation methods, Joint/Army military training exercise planning process, information systems & network security and providing analytical input to the operational assessments of IA, IOP, and MA of DOD organizations and their fielded Information Systems.
Demonstrated experience in Master Scenario Events List (MSEL) development; joint training exercise event synchronization; preparing IA, IOP, and MA assessment plans, assessment reports and related briefings; assessment execution procedures and processes during a joint or Army exercise; data collection, data analyses and data management processes; analysis and operational assessment of IA, IOP, and MA trends; correlation and authentication of data.
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.
Combatant Command and cybersecurity experience is inclusive of the following: Serving on the staff of a Combatant Command, providing direct contract support to a Combatant Command, or participating in service or Combatant Command joint exercise life cycle events supporting cybersecurity.
Clearly demonstrate progressive experience in the support of Combatant Command cybersecurity. The Combatant Command cybersecurity experience must be within the last ten years (2004 to present) to qualify as relevant since significant changes have occurred to cybersecurity during the war effort over the last ten years.
Demonstrated use of modern (defined as within the last 5 years) 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. 
Demonstrated experience in working with systems integration techniques, system trade-off analysis, and/or program planning

 

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