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Tracking Code EPASS-20-1224-F
Job Code 20-1224
Posting Title Operations Research Analyst - Senior
Post Date 7/31/2020
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Travel Up to 25%
City Wright Patterson AFB
State OH
Country US
Description Operations Research Analyst- Senior (EPASS-20-1224-F):

Bowhead seeks an Operations Research Analyst- Senior to support the EPASS contract at Wright Patterson AFB in Dayton, OH. Operations Research Analyst- Senior will provide expert-level issue resolution, programmatic and technical recommendation support to the PEO to achieve desired program outcomes, align activities across the ISR and SOF enterprise and build stronger partnerships with the requirements community. This includes the analysis of ISR and SOF directorate programs, AFLCMC processes and AF processes, to develop directorate policy and guidance resulting in more efficient use of resources. This support shall be provided for all programs, including SAP.

Other duties to include:
• The Candidate shall independently apply knowledge of DoD acquisition processes, ISR and SOF program management philosophy, policies and procedures and analytical methods or techniques to gather, analyze and evaluate information required by program or project managers and customers.
• The Candidate shall draw conclusions and devise solutions to problems relating to improvement of acquisition effectiveness and compliance. The Candidate shall develop and draft acquisition documentation ensuring quality control. The Candidate shall perform operations efficiency reviews, cost studies, or workload change impact analyses and rely upon and use automated management information systems in performing fact finding, analytical and advisory functions.
• The Candidate shall apply knowledge and experience in acquisition program management philosophy, policies and procedures to procure and sustain AF systems, subsystems and equipment throughout their life cycles.
• The Candidate shall apply integration, communication, coordination, organizational and planning expertise to technical and acquisition efforts across a broad spectrum of disciplines in order to effectively assist in the implementation of PEO direction.
• The Candidate shall provide expertise to expand rapid acquisition capability, eliminate unproductive processes and bureaucracy for next-generation ISR and SOF acquisition, reduce cycle time for new efforts and ensure sound investments.
• The Candidate shall assist in milestone planning, tracking, scheduling, briefing preparation and staff coordination for multiple ISR and SOF programs. The Candidate shall provide advisory and draft documentation support to the PEO for the creation of decision documentation, support program briefings, assist in schedule management, participate in an advisory role in management reviews and coordinate activities leading to milestone reviews.
• The Candidate shall derive strategies, processes, best practices and procedures to update and maintain applicable directorate operating instructions providing PEO implementation direction to the directorate.
• The Candidate shall analyze acquisition strategy panels, acquisition decision memorandum and deep dives for statutory and regulatory compliance, providing recommendations to the PEO/MDA.
• The Candidate shall support the requirements and program execution division’s role by serving as the developmental planning process lead for the directorate.
• The Candidate shall assist the PEO in shaping ISR and SOF acquisitions to support warfighter requirements and Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) initiatives. As part of this effort, the Candidate shall develop tools, techniques and procedures for effective PEO/MDA management of directorate acquisition efforts and reporting requirements.
• The Candidate shall provide long-range planning, integration and preparation for activities supporting operational analysis, program requirements and acquisition program milestones.
• The Candidate shall assist the division chief with analysis and assessments on various acquisition initiatives, including the support of AFLCMC studies. This includes necessary coordination with cost estimators, financial managers, PMs, logisticians, engineers, operators and stakeholders.
• The Candidate shall analyze initiatives and technology projects to identify prototyping, demonstration, combat evaluation opportunities, including small business innovative research and “pitch day” activities.
• The Candidate shall investigate the directorate’s portfolio for redundancies and complementary opportunities, making recommendations for cost/schedule/performance improvements and provide historical perspectives to PEO on business operations, process activities and rationale.
• The Candidate shall provide expert insight and strategic advice to the PEO’s national technical nuclear forensics, AF tactical exploitation of national capabilities efforts and new programs transitioning into the ISR and SOF portfolio.
• The Candidate shall plan, organize and execute the directorate’s annual health of services and annual execution review for services acquisitions. The Candidate shall recommend responses for the directorate’s annual submission to the MICT.
• The Candidate shall support manpower analysis for programs in the ISR and SOF portfolio. This includes necessary coordination with cost estimators, financial managers, PMs, logisticians, engineers, operators, human resources and other stakeholders.
• The Candidate shall maintain the PMRT “super user” access and activities. The Candidate shall ensure that the database is current and accurate IAW direction from the task Government TPOC.

Requirements • Possesses the advanced knowledge, experience and recognized ability to be considered an expert in their technical/professional field, possess the ability to perform tasks and oversee the efforts of junior and journeyman personnel within the technical/professional discipline. Will demonstrate advanced knowledge of their technical/professional discipline as well as possess a comprehensive understanding and ability to apply associated standards, procedures and practices in their area of expertise.
• Advanced Degree (Master of Arts (MA) / Master of Science (MS)) and 12 years of experience in the respective technical / professional discipline being performed, five years of which must be in the DoD
• OR, BA/BS degree and 15 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, five of which must be in the DoD
• OR, 20 years of directly related experience with proper certifications as described in the Functionally Aligned Job Descriptions, eight of which must be in the DoD.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

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UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

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