Program Analyst (Junior-Level)

The Tauri Group - Arlington, VA4.4

Established in 2001, The Tauri Group is a professional services firm known for our analytic rigor, practical solutions, and trusted advice in the areas of CBRN threat mitigation, defense science and technology, homeland security, and adjacent domains. We offer the financial stability and breadth of capability of a large company coupled with the corporate commitment and attention of a small firm. Our subject matter expertise, determination, agility, and commitment to active and ongoing client and stakeholder engagement enable us to solve tough problems and deliver results-oriented solutions that help our customers achieve mission success. We tackle our clients most challenging problems by combining analytical rigor with world-class expertise and relevant operational experience. At The Tauri Group, we do what s right for the Program, the Mission, and the Nation.

We are seeking Junior Level Program Analyst to provide support for the Technology Watch Horizon Scan Branch Program Manager and assist in developing technical assessments that identify the military relevance, research opportunities, and policy recommendations for existing and future technologies to inform OUSD(R&E) decision-makers. This role supports the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (ASD) Acquisition, Technology & Logistics (AT&L) Research & Engineering (R&E) Office of Net Technical Assessment (ONTA).

Candidates must have a current SECRET clearance with the ability to obtain a TOP SECRET clearance

Education and Experience Required

Current Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a TOP SECRET clearance

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is required. A bachelor's degree in Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics is highly desired. Graduate degree in Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics is highly preferred. At the discretion of the Government, specialized experience in technical research and assessment development in the area of Science and Technology for the Government may be substituted in lieu of specific educational requirements

Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience

Proficiency in technical research, an in-depth knowledge of technical resources, and writing technically detailed net assessments

Experience in integrating external knowledge from various subject matter experts into actionable reports for senior staff

Excellent communication skills, unstructured verbal interactions, briefings, and meeting moderation; and, ability to work independently with both junior and senior staff in a distributed environment while maintaining a strong commitment to deliverable scheduled


Provide program management support to the Director, SIAC and the TW/HS Branch Program Manager through the facilitation of monthly TechSight Integrated Product Team meetings; weekly teleconferences call, and routine interactions

Support the TW/HS Program Manager in the preparation of contracting, funding, and requirements documents, requirements

Conduct targeted, detailed analysis of emerging and potentially disruptive technologies in support of technology watch and horizon scanning program

Support the preparation a Horizon Scan report upon completion each bi-annual Horizon Scan.Support the contextualization of technology trends and anomalies identified in the Horizon Scan and information identified by the Global Technology Scout

Support the TW/HS Branch by attending, on a case-by-case basis, trade shows, conferences, symposiums, etc.

Conduct research and analysis on a range of emerging technology or capability areas as well as the potential defense implications

Produce briefings, papers, reports, and talking points of research analyses/findings for various audiences of technical and non-technical customers

Provide support to SIAC product development

At The Tauri Group, you'll collaborate with an elite, creative team of scientists, engineers, analysts, operations specialists, policy experts, and acquisition support specialists. We attract people who love their work and are dedicated to the complex challenges facing today's world. Our culture fosters engagement and enthusiasm, attracts and retains proven experts, and maintains a flexible environment that supports clients and staff. From our easily accessible offices in Alexandria, Virginia to our comprehensive benefits package, every aspect of our operations is designed to bring us the best in the field.

Financially, The Tauri Group is a smart choice, offering:
Highly competitive salaries
401(k), including competitive matching and 100 % vesting after only one year
Business development and referral bonuses
We support your life outside of the office, too, with benefits including:

Highly competitive medical insurance and multiple plans to choose from
Dental and vision insurance plans
Tuition assistance
Professional development opportunities
Eight paid hours a year that you can devote to charity
Flexible work schedules