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Senior Program Analyst – Navy BMD – OPNAV N96

Office: Arlington, VA
Location: Arlington, VA
Job ID: S18-0439

JOB TITLE: Senior Program Analyst – Navy BMD – OPNAV N96

PROJECT OVERVIEW:  

The US Navy headquarters staff at the Pentagon, known as OPNAV, supports the Chief of Naval Operations in his mission to support the warfighter by setting requirements, budgeting resources, and managing programs for many different Navy programs. The Surface Warfare Directorate, OPNAV N96, fulfills these tasks for some of the nation’s most important defense programs.

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide on-site support, strategic analysis, and integrated support for N96 in accordance with DoD program requirements management and acquisition oversight policies and strategies for Navy Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) and Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) programs. Specific tasks:

  • Provide experience-based analysis and counsel to the Deputy, Assistant Deputy, and Branch Head on strategic planning, programming, and budgeting deliberations. Provide analytical support for acquisition milestone events and other program documentation, in accordance with government regulations and OSD guidance.
  • Perform quantitative analysis and qualitative assessments of integrated air and missile defense (IAMD), anti-ship ballistic missile defense (ASBMD), theater ballistic missile defense (TBMD), homeland defense (HLD), national missile defense (NMD), anti-air warfare (AAW), and cruise missile defense (CMD) of ships and selected ground-based sites and systems, territories, friends, and allies.
  • Assist with the development and analyses of capabilities, gaps, requirements, integration of missile defense systems, missile defense operational and systems concepts, and program strategies.
  • Provide analysis of Joint and coalition missile defense initiatives and Navy integration into coalition and Joint integrated air and missile defense (JIAMD).
  • Provide senior level analytical support expertise in Naval surface warfare operations analysis, PPBE process, operational research, modeling and simulation, systems engineering, and systems analysis. This will include reviewing data, producing reports, reviewing and providing feedback on implementing policy changes, identifying positive and negative trend data and providing analysis results for problem resolution.
  • Demonstrate knowledge with U.S. surface combatant platforms and associated war- fighting characteristics and capabilities for platforms, including experience with the Aegis Weapon System, Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense programs, or other Navy ACAT 1 Programs.
  • Represent Navy policy and positions on issues as directed. This will include reviewing data, producing reports, reviewing and providing analysis on implementing policy changes, identifying positive and negative trend data and providing analysis results for problem resolution.
  • Provide senior level analytical support expertise in preparations for Navy BMD Enterprise (NBMDE) Review Board, as well as NBMDE Material and Resources Cross Functional Teams. This will include reviewing data, producing reports, reviewing and providing feedback on implementing policy changes, identifying positive and negative trend data and providing analysis results for problem resolution.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Security Clearance: Top Secret/SCI

  • Active TOP SECRET security clearance with eligibility for SCI
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of hands-on experience in performing operational functions and applying mission associated concepts, policies, requirements processes, and program guidance.
  • Expert knowledge of JCIDS and PPBE.
  • Expert knowledge and experience in Navy BMD programs and capabilities, interrelationships with applicable ship class combat systems and weapon systems command and control (C2), and applicable fleet training and manning infrastructure.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in schedule and performance/technical aspects of current, future, and interrelated programs.
  • Ability to produce briefing slides, metric charts, program schedules, and organizational charts.
  • Proficient in MS Office including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat.

DESIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Support staff experience at OPNAV, NAVSEA or Program Executive Offices (PEOs)/Program Offices directly supporting ships and shipboard systems.
  • Fleet experience in surface warfare and air and missile defense operations.
  • Experience includes regular interactions with staff and senior leadership internal and external to affiliated organization.

WORK LOCATION: Arlington, VA 

TRAVEL: Less than 5%

KEY WORDS: OPNAV, N96, SWO, NAVSEA, NSWC, PPBE, JCIDS, PEO IWS, PEO Ships, DDG, CG, Aegis, BMD, IAMD, AMDC    

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