What Youll Get to Do:
Want to be a part of solving the current and future science and technology (S&T) challenges for the Department of Defense (DoD)? As a program analyst for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (USD(R&E) Basic Research Office, you will have an opportunity to help the Military Departments and Lab Directors provide the cutting-edge improvements and advanced technology that our Servicemembers need to protect and defend our nation.
More About the Role:
Support the Department of Defense (DoD) Laboratories develop and provide cutting edge technologies to our Servicemembers. This includes working to fund or bring attention to important infrastructure needs for DOD in-house laboratories and improving productivity of the Department-wide research and engineering enterprise;
Identify the DoD core technical competencies (CTC) and assess the support of the CTCs by the DoDs laboratories;
Survey recognized world class laboratories within industry, academia and other government agencies to develop recommendations for improvements within the existing defense laboratory system;
Support the development of a strategy to sustain a world class laboratory system;
Support the Military Departments and Lab Directors in obtaining required critical facilities, equipment and infrastructure for in-house laboratories by helping them navigate the authorities given to them by Congress in order to fund or bring attention to those infrastructure needs;
Improve linkage between the Defense Laboratory Enterprise, warfighter, technology program management and the Department of Defense budget process by continuation of the Unified Research and Engineering Database (URED);
In partnership with the DTIC, support the URED, and aid the DoD Components in complying with the USD(R&E) data calls and requirements;
Support Laboratory Office engagement on S&T Executive Committee (EXCOM) and associated S&T Deputies Council;
Build a long-term strategic plan for Lab Military Construction (MILCON) and recapitalization in coordination with the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations and Environment (DUSD(I&E)) and the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP);
Support the Lab Office by drafting the charters and engaging on established and planned Laboratory Quality Enhancement Panel (LQEP) subgroups, in particular, LQEP-I (Infrastructure);
Prepare Congressional reports as directed from the annual National Defense Authorization Act. Update DoD instructions and directives as required by OUSD(R&E); and
Gather data in support of the development of Congressional Reports.
Youll Bring These Qualifications:
Education: A Masters degree from an accredited college or university is required. Degree requirement waived in lieu of significant recent and relevant work experience: minimum of five (5) years active duty military or minimum of ten (10) years experience; and
Experience: Five (5) years recent and relevant experience. Demonstrated progressive responsibility in project management positions supporting the DoD science and technology enterprise. Work experience in positions requiring exceptional oral and written communication skills, and above-average skills in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel applications. Demonstrated success in the conception and execution of new projects (i.e., no pre-existing business processes), and without detailed guidance from the client, and often within very short deadlines.
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Master's degree in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, other relevant field is preferred. Five (5) years recent and relevant experience. Demonstrated progressive responsibility in project management positions supporting the DoD science and technology enterprise.
What We Can Offer You:
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