The Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO), is the Principal Staff Assistant and an advisor to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense for augmenting other efforts within the Department with respect to strategic capabilities development. The SCO conducts analysis of innovations to shape and counter emerging threats with system level concepts across services and defense/intelligence agencies. The SCO primary mission objectives are to analyze and accelerate the development, demonstration, and transition of capabilities to counter strategic adversaries and improve the U.S. security posture in peacetime, crisis, and conflict.
You will provide the SCO with administrative and technical support to enable effective execution of the SCO’s mission objectives.
You will work with the Program Managers (PM) in developing strategic and technical plans to promote the SCO mission within the guidelines and timeframe requested by the PM. Includes identifying approaches to uniquely blend technology and concepts of operations to produce a full spectrum of innovative capabilities involving multi-domain solutions (including cross-DoD/Intelligence Community (IC) capabilities and whole of Government partnerships) to find existing capabilities that can be leveraged to satisfy warfighter needs. Includes evaluating and providing recommendations for proposed kinetic and non-kinetic analysis and projects.
You will identify, develop, enable, and integrate technical or planning solutions for compartmented and extremely sensitive operational requirements that involve cross-agency planning.
You will provide research expertise and program support of Government activities regarding procurements, schedules (technical and administrative), technical risk, user impact, and technology/system transfer efforts.
You will provide in-depth expertise in the assessment of proposals for research and development efforts (R&D), prototypes, demonstrations, and field trials to determine the technical merit of proposed objectives and methodologies.
You will verify modeling, simulation and analysis of threats for new proposed concepts including lethality, survivability, performance and other analyses to support decision making by senior leadership.
You will combine innovative technical and operational ideas with concepts of operation and information management to develop recommendations for SCO leadership.
You will analyze innovative concepts utilizing Government furnished models and conduct red-teaming of proposed concepts within directed timelines to meet SCO leadership programmatic decision milestones.
You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and/or other equivalent program management tools. Excellent communication skills, ability to work in a team environment, and be independently motivated.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Preferred degree in engineering, computer science, physics, or other science and technology related subjects.
A minimum of 20 years of recent and relevant programmatic and technical support experience. 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.
What We Can Offer You:
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