Battelle's Contract Research Division is seeking a Protection Operations Specialist III/Program Analyst for full-time work in Alexandria, Virginia supporting the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) / Technical Support Working Group (TSWG). TSWG is an interagency combating terrorism organization with the mission of rapid research and development of technologies to meet the needs of users across twelve functional areas of counter terrorism.
The successful candidate will support the TSWG Tactical Operations Support (TOS) in identifying, prioritizing, and executing R&D projects that enhance the capabilities of DoD and interagency special operations tactical teams engaged in finding, fixing, and finishing terrorists. This includes the development of capabilities for state and local law enforcement agencies to combat domestic terrorism. Focus of the efforts will involve: Offensive Systems; Unconventional Warfare and Counter-Insurgency Support; Tactical Communications; Tactical Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Target Acquisition Systems; Specialized Infiltration, Access, and Exfiltration Systems; and Survivability Systems. The successful candidate will benefit from a broad technical and/or operational background and must be a self-starter who is willing to take on new challenges.
Ability to monitor technical, schedule and financial performance of multiple technology development programs simultaneously and review project/contract deliverables.
Supports the development, implementation, delivery of multiple research and development projects in support of a government customer.
Ability to coordinate and refine user technology requirements and assist with industry announcements.
Review vendor proposals and identify/recommend potential technological solutions to meet user requirements.
Draft specifications, solicitations, Statements of Work (SOW), Contract Data Requirements Lists (CDRL), sole source justifications and other project execution documentation.
Develop procurement packages resulting from Broad Agency Announcements and other vendor solicitations; including Technical Evaluations, Independent Cost Estimates, etc.
Participate in research and development technical review meetings.
Develop and brief project information to all levels of government, academia, industry, military, and scientific audiences.
Respond to tasks at a project (technical/operational) level and at a program (funding/political) level.
Assist in generating, applying, preparing, analyzing and/or assessing program or task data.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing and maintain effective working relationships with a broad range of operational users, technical developers and government program managers.
Perform work independently and as a group member.
Required to travel inside of the United States with potential for foreign travel overseas.
Other duties as assigned.
A DOD Secret Clearance is required, with ability to obtain a DOD TS/SCI Security Clearance
Requires a Bachelors Degree in a related field or equivalent experience and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in a related field, to include, but not limited to, Disaster Preparedness/Management, Crisis Management, Emergency/Continuity Planning, and/or Operations Center management/operations.
At least 2 years of relevant technical, operational and/or program management experience, with a focus on government contracts.
At least 5-10 years of experience with small arms weapons, weapons accessories, and ammunition.
At least 5 years experience with Department of Defense Special Operations Forces (SOF).
At least 5 years experience with research and development programs.
Must be a US Citizen with Active DOD SECRET Security Clearance.
Desired Qualifications/ Experience:
Experience working on-site at government client location.
Knowledgeable/Experience with Tactical Operations Security with an emphasis on Offensive Systems; Unconventional Warfare and Counter-Insurgency Support; Tactical Communications; Tactical Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Target Acquisition Systems; Specialized Infiltration, Access, and Exfiltration Systems; and Survivability Systems.
Knowledge/Experience coordinating with or working in an interagency environment.
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