Senior Technical Program Support Specialist

 •  Strategic Analysis Arlington, VA

15+ years experience  •  Engineering Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/29/17
Arlington, VA
15+ years experience
Engineering Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/29/17

Position Summary: Strategic Analysis, Inc., (SA) seeks an experienced and versatile Senior Technical Program Support Specialist to provide project execution and technicalsupport to the Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO) regardingportfolio objectives and in carrying outassociated technical and program managementresponsibilities.  Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, computer science, physics, or other science and technology related subject is required.

Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of twenty (20) years of recent and relevant programmatic and technical supportexperience. Proficient in program management, systems engineering, and an in-depth knowledge of one or more of the following:  army long range fires; data science, artificial intelligence, deep learning systems; autonomous systems; long range weapon kill chains; communications, networking, inter-networking in communications denied environments.

  • Proficient in Microsoft power point, excel and/or other equivalent program management tools.

  • Excellent communication skills, ability to work in a team environment, and be independently motivated maintaining a strong commitment to system transition.


  • Must have a SECRET security clearance and ability to obtain and maintain Top Secret/SCI.

  • An interim SECRET clearance will not be accepted.

  • Contractors with a DCID 6/4 eligibility within the last five (5) years are highly preferred. Please note that the process can take more than a year to obtain an SCI clearance for contractors who are proposed on this contract.


  • Develop program plans, schedule, milestones, and monitor technical progress against performance objectives and budget and assist in creating pathways for these technologies to enter in to warfighter capability sets.

  • Partner with Service or Defense Agency Program Offices to leverage existing capabilities in new and innovative ways and to provide expertise in relevant technical disciplines.

  • Assist in conducting quantitative analyses of system mission requirements as they pertain to the potential insertion of advanced technologies, evaluate alternatives and trade-offs, evaluate costs and benefits, investigate compatibility, inter-operability and integration, and study reliability issues.

  • Technical analyses to help define, assess, and monitor the technical aspects of the program.  In particular, conduct performance analyses and assist with technical assessments of performer progress based on the task elements within the performer’s SOW in order to track program progress, technical risk, and potential program impact of failure.

  • Assist in the development and transition of technology and systems to the user community, and support the activities of on-going and future work and be familiar with the interaction of the technology/system program with the respective community at large. This shall require identifying and translating user requirements into specific technology/system R&D objectives, illustrating the benefits of applying the technology/system to military equipment users and developers, identifying the military and commercial utility of new products and technology/system developments, and defining system architectures and supporting subsystem performance requirements

  • Coordinate rapid prototyping and demonstration efforts to generate preliminary technical management plans and estimate costs for demonstration and project milestone schedule for senior leadership.


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