Combat, Search and Rescue Analyst
Planned Systems International (PS) has an exciting opportunity for a Combat, Search and Rescue Analyst (Personnel Recovery Support Analyst) located at Langley AFB, Virginia, to support and assist with efforts to translate weapon system requirements into documented studies and analyses. This will include providing technical and analytical assistance to assess weapon system capabilities and translate system requirements into resource evaluation and documentation products. Provide support to effectively plan, program, budget, and execute resource requirements. Assist in performing capabilities, program, and cost analyses for new and modified systems to include managing, developing, and analyzing resource documentation for the core A5/8/9 mission in support of program execution. This includes building and defending 4-Star decision data via the USAF Strategic Planning Process and directly influencing the POM process once those planning decisions are made. Assist and support efforts to accomplish studies, technical analysis, and reports. These efforts will provide information necessary to determine capability gaps, inefficiencies, and ineffectiveness of capabilities to combat current threats within the A5/8/9 mission area. Assist with the development of studies, analyses, reports, etc. to inform the Requirements Generation, Strategic Planning, Programming, and Science & Technology process and identify and prioritize capability gaps and develop strategies toward defensible solutions.
Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities:
The successful candidate's core responsibilities will include, but not to be limited to:
Provide technical and analytical support to track and analyze trends, user requirements, and other key issues and assist in development of critical documentation to support system resource requirements.
Provide technical and analytical support to assess capability requirements, associated capability gaps and risks, and facilitate fielding of capability solutions.
Conduct analyses in support of the development, validation, and coordination of HQ ACC requirements documents such as Analysis of Alternatives (AoA), Initial Capabilities Document (ICD), Capability Development Document (CDD), Operational Capability Description Document (OCDD), and Capability Production Document (CPD).
Maintain broad technical and analytical resource proficiency to efficiently translate weapon system and CFT force structure portfolio requirements into documented resource reports. This will require maintaining a close interface with a wide range of users, developers, industry, Air Staff, and other agencies as required to ensure resource development efforts are aligned with Nat’l Military Strategy, Defense Planning Guidance and other HQ USAF directives. Utilize analytical skills and tools to mitigate CFT portfolio operational combat risk by helping to develop force structure options out 25 years+. This includes addressing combat risk in force structure and weapons.
Assist in evaluating system capabilities and program cost effectiveness according to fiscal parameters and measurements. This will include assessing costs for accuracy and reasonableness and identifying potential alternatives.
Monitor and analyze funding execution to ensure consistent and proper resource alignment among projects. This includes working with HQ ACC organizations and maintaining databases necessary to prepare the A5/8/9 Fiscal Year Execution Plan, Initial Distribution, budget execution, maintain management internal controls, and monitor obligations/expenditures within funded programs.
Assist with cost, schedule, technical, and performance assessments and develop briefings and background papers to identify potential impacts and proposed courses of action.
Assist with facilitating and integrating efforts of working groups and Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) to ensure consistency of data/information that is being developed.
Support efforts to manage the development, coordination, approval, and maintenance of studies, analysis, and reports in support of overall mission.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
- Four years’ operations research experience
- Four years’ experience in a quantitative discipline (business case analysis, cost/benefit analysis, operational risk assessment, economics, or statistics)
- Three years’ MAJCOM or above staff experience
- USAF rescue operational experience (desired)
- Candidate must be able to obtain, and maintain, the proper personnel clearance required for this position
Planned Systems International provides our customers with value-added management consulting and information technology services that consistently deliver success, and we are recognized as a world-class provider of innovative solutions that benefit mankind. From Systems Lifecycle Support and Healthcare IT Solutions to Network and Desktop Solutions and e-Business, PSI is focused on making our clients’ businesses run smoother and better. With a highly trained technical staff, we apply state-of-the-art information technologies, the industry's most advanced methodologies, and broad-based support services to clients in U.S. Government agencies and the commercial sector.
PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, including:
Minorities, Women, Individuals with Disabilities, and Protected Veterans.
NOTE TO JOB SERVICE: VEVRAA Federal Contractor requesting priority referrals of Protected Veterans.