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Operations Lead / Senior Analyst

Location: Alexandria, Virginia Categories: Other Req ID: 2022-6922 Potential to Telecommute: Hybrid

Job Description

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking a Operations Lead to join our growing team in Alexandria, VA.

Why is MTSI known as a Great Place to Work?

  • Interesting Work:  Our co-workers support some of the most important and critical programs to our national defense and security.  
  • Values: Our first core value is that employees come first.  We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry. 
  • 100% Employee Ownership: we have a stake in each other's success, and the success of our customers.  It's also nice to know what's going on across the company; we have company wide town-hall meetings three times a year.  
  • Great Benefits: 
    • start accruing PTO at a rate of 20 days/year + 10 holidays/year
    • Flexible schedules
    • 6% 401k match with immediate vesting
    • Semi-annual bonus eligibility (July and December)
    • Company funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - a separate qualified retirement account
    • Up to $10,000 in annual tuition reimbursement
    • Other company funded benefits
    • Optional zero deductible Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance plan
  • Track Record of Success:  We have grown every year since our founding in 1993

For additional company information, please visit: www.mtsi-va.com

Responsibilities:

Supports OUSD(R&E) Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Mission Capabilities Prototypes & Experiments Directorate, performing within the metropolitan Washington, DC area.

Generate Planning, Programming, Budgeting, & Execution/Defense Technical Information Center (PPBE/DTIC) Presidential Budget (PB) submissions (R-2s) on demand in response to OSD-directed deadlines.
• Prepare and deliver briefs and documents as required to support the customer.
• Maintain situational awareness of all portfolios and projects; coordinate with higher and adjacent offices to ensure consistent and proactive support.
• Manage and respond to taskers, short notice data calls, budget queries, projects updates, presentations, and deliveries of salient information to leadership and senior executives.
• Provide oversight and coordinate recurring senior-level meetings, including but not limited to: RDER Technical Assessment Panels (TAP), proposal binning and bundling, and portfolio/project reviews.
• Develop strategic messaging themes and talking points; communications and outreach campaigns; and communications products and solutions tailored for specific audiences, including senior leadership and Congress.
• Plan and support Deputy’s Management Action Group (DMAG), Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC), Functional Capabilities Boards (FCB), Joint Capability Boards (JCB), Joint Mission Forums (JMF), Strategic Planning off-sites, Congressional Staffer Briefs, Program Reviews, interagency program reviews, and associated Communities of Interest and Working Groups/Action Officer meetings; develop agendas, prepare announcements, coordinate Government facilities, and provide coordination of participants.

A current Top Secret clearance is required.

Qualifications:

Senior Analysts manage and support scientific, engineering, and technical analysis of prospective and ongoing prototypes and demonstrations of emerging, innovative technologies; provide support to project management, proposal reviews, analysis, and funding recommendations; demonstrate understanding of security standards and information security and compliance frameworks, controls and best practices; maintain situational awareness of all Rapid Defense Experimentation Reserve (RDER) programmatic actions and activities; maintain a thorough understanding of the processes and procedures of the office; and support or develop briefings and documentation as required. Respond to daily inquiries and requests for information. Coordinate and collaborate across the Department of Defense and with other Government agencies, academia, and industry for situational awareness and information sharing.

Required Qualifications

  • 10 years+ direct experience 
  • Current TS/SCI eligibility
  • Degree: Bachelor’s or higher in a science, engineering, or technical discipline; Masters preferred
  • Experience with project management and analysis of projects.
  • Ability to synthesize vast amounts of complex technical data into senior executive level information.
  • Knowledge of OSD processes and procedures related to supported tasks, including preparing technical briefs, presentations, packages, and DoD/Congressional-level correspondence. Experience preparing presentations and other visualization forms to communicate results and artifacts to varied audiences.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience operating within a Pentagon/OSD/Service Staff/Joint Staff environment

NOTE: the information in the job announcement has NOT been reviewed and approved by the referenced Government customer/program office/team

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Opportunities at MTSI

MTSI maintains an outstanding work environment that includes competitive compensation, outstanding benefits, the opportunity to be an employee-owner, and challenging work assignments with significant opportunities for advancement/career growth. To be considered for employment opportunities at MTSI, you must complete an online application.

EEO Statement: MTSI embraces nine core values including our first core value of Employees come first. Consistent with our Core Values, we are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, military/veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law. MTSI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with MTSI and need special assistance or accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to jobs@mtsi-va.com. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation is made on a case-by-case basis.

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