18 hours

Senior Research Analyst

Arlington, VA 22201
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The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


Provide ONR Code 34 with technical, program management, and financial support which includes all aspects of program management support for Code 34. Individual anticipated tasks under Focus Area.

Personnel supporting the tasks will use commercial software packages, to include at a minimum Microsoft Office (specifically, Word, Power Point, Project, Outlook, and Excel) and SharePoint.

Performance of tasks shall conform, at a minimum, to the performance standards and acceptable quality levels identified in the Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan (QASP).

Code 34 requires technical and programmatic support in the execution of its basic, applied, and advanced technology development S&T programs. Tasks to be performed include:

1. Assist in the overall management of programs. Includes assisting in developing program plans, strategies, metrics to identify improvements, and budgets.
2. Coordinate program efforts among Government Program Managers; organize information associated with product development and transition of research to prototyping, field-testing, and acquisition.
3. Prepare and draft analyses, presentations, speeches, and reports relative to project and program management goals, objectives and results.
4. Assist in reviewing program status reports and assess progress.
5. Develop documentation necessary to support the acquisition, funding, monitoring and close-out of contracts and grants.
6. Schedule and attend program preliminary and critical design reviews, program technical and financial reviews, and key demonstrations or tests.
7. Develop capability and technology road maps.
8. Draft responses to internal and external communications on programmatic and financial matters.
9. Assist in the development of marketing materials such as posters, briefings, webpage content, to include graphics support and production of materials.
10. Identify and review emerging requirements and opportunities for transition in areas related to Code 34s objectives for selected technology programs.
11. Assist and support Code 34 in program and financial reviews, Governmental and Industry events, and sponsored or non-sponsored key demonstrations or tests.
12. Facilitate dialogue and interface with key decision makers and their staffs (e.g., Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV), and Joint Staffs, Warfare Centers, System Commands, Program Executive Offices), Navy, Marine Corps and Joint technology needs, development, and acquisition working groups, and among various technical subject matter experts.
13. Collect, report, and archive regulations, policy, guidance, legislations, laws, and Congressional language related to supported programs and systems.
14. Generate web page content in support of Code 34 programs and technical meetings. Identify and utilize latest information technology resources and capabilities to facilitate information retrieval and dissemination.
15. Participate and present at high school/university outreach programs, which may include career fairs, science fairs, and symposiums.


Requires 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.

Senior Research Analyst: Master degree or higher from an accredited college/university in relevant scientific and engineering areas, including Biology, Biomedicine, Biochemistry, Nanobiology, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, Human-Systems Integration/Human Factors, Neuroscience, Physiology, Exercise Science, Psychology, or Sociology.

Experience attending scientific and engineering (S&E) meetings.
Experience participating in Science & Engineering (S&E) discussions, analyzing and evaluating the S&E content of research proposals, and assisting in drafting written responses to S&E-related inquiries.
Experience in assisting with coordinating research collaborations with academia, federal government agencies, industry, or international organizations.
A Secret Clearance or an interim Secret Clearance before onboarding at ONR.

Additional Desired Qualifications:
Demonstrated experience with Navy and/or Marine Corps related operational activities (e.g., Infantry, Intelligence).

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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Posted: 2020-10-21 Expires: 2020-11-20

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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