Position: Senior Source Analyst - Protection Support
Location: The Pentagon
Clearance: Top Secret, verifiable in JPAS
Period of Performance: Five-Year base contract began on June 13, 2017
Status: Full time, salaried, regular (not temporary)
This position resides within the Protection Functional Capability Board (P FCB). Joint Force capabilities that counter unmanned systems protects personnel (combatant/non-combatant) and physical assets against the full spectrum of unmanned threats. The Joint Force will achieve this through the scaled and tailored selection and application of multi-layered, active and passive, lethal and non-lethal measures, within the air, ground, surface, sub-surface, and cyber domains, across the Range of Military Operations, based on assessment of an acceptable level of risk. The Joint Force must protect itself starting from point-of-origin, continuing through transit, employment, sustainment, and redeployment. The goal is to prevent adversaries from employing unmanned systems capabilities that would restrict or prevent the Joint Force from conducting decisive actions at a time and place of our choosing.
The Protection FCB requires support in the below functional areas and responsibilities:
• Defense support of civil authorities
• Homeland defense
• Joint Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Defeat Initiatives, including electronic warfare
• Nuclear weapons security (e. g. in-transit protection)
• Personnel protection
• Robotics and unmanned technologies
• Command and Control
• Emerging technologies
• Sensors with the ability to detect and track targets
There is a need to provide analytical support and technical expertise across the unmanned systems domains (air, ground, surface, sub-surface, and cyber). Specifically, this analysis cell shall be capable of conducting required capability evaluations through assessments and studies to support the analytical underpinning for developing and refining issues leading to non-materiel recommendations for JROC review and approval. Members of the analytic cell shall also employ their functional and technical expertise in participating in strategy and planning development, programming, and a variety of feedback avenues.
General Source Analyst Duties: Source Analysts shall support studies of combined and joint military operations conducted across the spectrum of war, from theater campaigns to operations other than war. Study objectives include course of action analysis, operational planning, time-phased force deployment data, feasibility assessments, identifying and managing areas of operational risk, determining force requirements, and developing tactics, techniques, and procedures for tactical and operational problems. Analysis is performed using widely accepted military combat models and simulations, all source intelligence analysis as well as other appropriate operations research techniques.
Source Analysts provide support to gaming activities. Source Analysts interpret, synthesize, and present results and recommendations to senior military and civilian decision makers. Source Analysts shall be responsible for employing and maintaining selected models and simulations (to include their data bases) specifically designed to analyze some aspect of military operations. Must be capable of leading and managing interdisciplinary study teams
conducting studies of a scope and nature expected of a theater level command. Also must have a detailed knowledge in military doctrine, planning and operational employment of forces - combat arms, combat support, and combat service support. Applies broad understanding of military command and control and force structure at the unified and specified level (joint commands) to the joint planning process and mission analysis
The following are specific examples of various Protection FCB tasks:
Masters of Science degree from an accredited college or university
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degree minimum with completion of MEL4 (command and general staff college service equivalent) of military schooling plus fifteen (15) years of task related experience
a combination of twenty (20) years of military operational experience (5 of which earned as E-6 or O-3 or above). Operational experience includes planning and executing combined and joint operations at the theater or component level, knowledge of combat arms, all source intelligence analysis, logistics, civil-military operations, and site’s area of responsibility or functional area) and task related experience.
Must have current TS clearance (based on SSBI completed w/in the last 5 years) w/SCI eligibility. Clearance must be JPAS verifiable.
This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Per EO 11246, this federal contractor and subcontractor will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants. An exception exists where the employee or applicant makes the disclosure based on information obtained in the course of performing his or her essential job functions.