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Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. Senior Requirements Analyst in Alexandria, Virginia

The SPA Defense Strategy and Policy Team within the Strategic Systems Analysis Group (SSAG) advises and provides analysis to senior Department of Defense customers on a wide range of national security issues including; the development of defense strategy concepts, deterrence related policy and strategy products, and advanced operating concepts. The team has broad expertise working at the most senior levels of government, and specializes in integrating complex and crosscutting issues for senior decision makers.

Provide requirements and assessment analysis support to HQDA, G-8 Force Development to establish the proper resources to transform and modernize the Army while ensuring it remains a strategically responsive and dominant force. Develop plans and recommendations based on studies and analysis of war-fighting capability requirements, force modernization, rapid acquisition/rapid equipping, Army studies and analyses, Army experimentation, test and evaluation, and science and technology. Provide analysis and develop recommendations to improve or refine the requirements determination process, and other processes affecting the delivery of materiel capabilities in order to synchronize and integrate competing requirements. Provide analysis and recommendations to support the validation and approval of future materiel requirements, to include AROC validation of Army JCIDS documents such as ICD, CDD, CPS. Develop and present briefings, papers, and demonstrations of analytic results to support decision-making.

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 8 years of force development experience supporting Joint, Service, or Service Component Command Staff

  • Experience with the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) and the Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC) or Army Requirements Oversight Council (AROC) processes

  • Experience with Planning, Programing, Budget and Execution (PPBE), Program Objective Memorandum (POM), Operational Needs Statements (ONS), Capability Development Documents (CDD), Initial Capabilities Documents

  • (ICD), and/or Defense Acquisition System/Program management

  • Operational experience in Army aviation units or mission command capabilities


  • Operations Research experience supporting the Department of Defense

  • Experience conducting data analysis focused on program procurement, lifecycle, and maintenance cost tradeoffs

  • Knowledge, skills and abilities to manage Acquisition Category (ACAT) II and III Programs

ID: 2021-5063