Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) is constantly expanding our capabilities to meet the ever-evolving needs of our clients while adhering to our core values, which include national service, trustworthiness, integrity and candor, broad expertise, stability and security, and teamwork. Our mission at SPA is to provide timely and objective analysis and integrated technical, operational, programmatic, policy, and business solutions in support of important national security objectives. We believe we can best support our client by aligning everything we do with their critical missions with a focus on future needs.
The Integrated Warfare Systems Group (IWSG) focus is to provide engineering, technical, and programmatic support to the Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems, Above Water Sensors (PEO IWS 2.0) Directorate. Efforts include overarching program management, test and evaluation, systems engineering, operations analysis, systems integration, international, cyber security, IT network and programmatic support for over 25 PEO IWS 2.0 advanced radar, phased array radar, electronic warfare, electro-optic, advanced off-board electronic warfare/decoy, and directed energy programs. IWSG staff support a variety of tasks including: support and completion of major technical reviews; producing required acquisition documentation; meeting critical program milestone deadlines; managing program needs and external requirements, and ensuring the right resources are provided to the right priorities at the right time.
We are seeking a smart, energetic, and dedicated student actively pursuing a four-year undergraduate degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science or other related STEM degree to work alongside the SPA and PEO IWS 2.0 team in support of PEO IWS 2.0 programs. The successful intern will quickly learn and contribute to tasks, projects and discussions.
The IWSG office is located at 20 M Street in Southeast DC conveniently down the street from our clients at the Washington Navy Yard.
The ideal intern will possess the following:
Enrolled and pursuing a four-year undergraduate degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, or other related STEM degree
Willingness to learn program/organizational processes and procedures
Demonstrated forward thinking and proactive problem solving skills
Strong leadership, administrative, and interpersonal skills
Capable of quickly obtaining an active Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance