Location:Aberdeen, MD, USAEmployment Type:Full Time

Overview:

Quantum Research International, Inc. (Quantum) is a certified DoD Contractor providing services and products to US/Allied governments and industry in the following main areas: (1) National Security and Force Modernization; (2) Command, Control, Communication, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR); (3) Modeling, Simulation and Analysis; (4) Information Operations/Cyberspace; (5) Ballistic Missile, Fires and Aviation Support; (6) Space Operations and Control; (7) Test and Evaluation; (8) Survivability Analysis and Assessment; (9) Logistics and Fielding Support; (10) Programmatics and Leadership Services; (11) Intelligence Programs Support; (12)  Homeland Security Solutions; and  (13) Audio/Visual Technology Applications.   Quantum's Corporate Office is located in Huntsville, AL, but Quantum actively hires for positions nationwide and internationally.  We pride ourselves on providing high quality support to the U.S. Government and our Nation's Warfighters.  In addition to our corporate office, we have physical locations in Arlington VA; Aberdeen, MD; El Paso, TX; Colorado Springs, CO; and Shalimar, FL.

 

Responsibilities:

In this role, you will work in a highly collaborative, team environment to evaluate the effectiveness of Mounted Systems. Mounted Systems include but are not limited to: Armor Brigade Combat Team (ABCT) systems and subsystems (tanks; tracked fighting vehicles; tracked combat support vehicles; platform specific add-on armor; main gun optics/forward looking IR (FLIR);and platform-specific large caliber ammunition); Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT) systems and subsystems (wheeled combat vehicles; platform-specific add-on armor; future tracked fighting vehicles; platform-specific large caliber ammunition; and tracked recovery vehicles); and Tactical Wheeled Vehicle (TWV) systems and subsystems (light, medium and heavy tactical wheeled vehicles; trailers; wheeled recovery vehicles; all- terrain vehicles and motorcycles; and SOCOM vehicles). Broad Test & Evaluation (T&E) support and activities include but are not limited to:

  • Support planning, development, and execution efforts for T&E.
  • Provide data and database management support for T&E.
  • Enable evaluation by analytical and verification support for plans, tests, evaluations, and special projects.
  • Recommend, assist, conduct, and develop new and refined methodologies, studies, and analysis for T&E.
  • Assist, develop, and conduct scientific and technical services for T&E.
  • Support test and safety management for activities.

 

Specifically, independently performs technical and analytical work which requires the ability to learn and apply new and established methods, procedures and techniques. Assists in planning, coordinating, arranging, managing and conducting of test events, data collection and evaluation efforts. Completed work is reviewed for soundness of analysis, the suitability of methods used, and for conformance with organizational analytical procedures and practices. Programs and issues may present problems not susceptible to resolution by accepted methods and/or may require application of new developments and theories. Serves as a Subject Matter Expert on all aspects of the assigned program areas. Compiles new information, considers data from a variety of sources, and follows standard approaches, methods, and procedures to plan and carry out assignments. Reviews, conducts and evaluates routine sampling, surveys, inventories, data and findings. Monitors operations to identify and rectify problems. Evaluates adequacy of controls and corrective measures and identifies and make recommendations on determinations of alternate measures. Prepares, coordinates and/or reviews the preparation of plans, forms, reports, schedules and milestones. Assists in the organization, scheduling and administration support of meetings. Proposes agenda topics, tracks resulting action items, coordinates development of presentations, and ensures complete coordination. Monitors issues pertaining to project compliance, schedule and corrective actions. Assists in developing and conducting various training. Conducts collection, analysis, integration, categorization, and summarization of technical and funding data on programs. Using analysis will develop briefings, information papers, and reports that explain and support routine program initiatives, solutions and investments. Evaluates, selects, adapts and modifies standard techniques and criteria. Monitors budgets, safety requirements and ensures quality is met. May be required to serve as a Combatant Command Liaison Representative in the United States or abroad. Liaison duties would include, but not be limited to: providing direct planning, coordination, Information Assurance, Interoperability, and Mission Assurance assessment and exercise support onsite.

 

Requirements:

Associates Degree in Business or related field and at least 10 years of experience. 

Five (5) years of experience gained within the last 10 years in at least one of the following areas:

  1. DT, OT, and evaluation methods (includes T&E planning, test design, test readiness, test execution, data collection during test, evaluation of test or modeling data, and development of evaluation analysis plans and reports) of mounted (ABCT, SBCT, and/or TWV) systems/subsystems;
  2. Data collection, reduction, and analysis to include planning and execution of mounted (ABCT, SBCT, and/or TWV) systems/subsystems.
  3. Oral and written communication such as briefings, writing technical papers, etc. (includes T&E plans and reports such as SEP, TEMP, ESR, CIPR, OT and/or DT Test Plans, OMAR, OER, OAR, CLR, SR, SC) for mounted (ABCT, SBCT, and/or TWV) systems/subsystems;
  4. Integrating Army and Joint Service system acquisition documentation (includes DOD, Army, and ATEC regulations, pamphlets, instructions, and guidance) in the development of DOD system acquisition products for T&E of mounted (ABCT, SBCT, and/or TWV) systems/subsystems.

 

Plus overall, ten or more years of experience to include one year as the team leader of an acquisition project and an additional three years as a practicing analyst responsible for a functional area of an acquisition program. Progressively responsible experience in the management of acquisition programs. Experienced in both R&D production and/or deployment phases of the acquisition process. Must possess sufficient familiarity with modern qualitative and quantitative analysis tools to apply to the solution of problems and to provide guidance to subordinates on the selection and use of such tools. Discipline may be required to utilize advanced knowledge of modeling and measuring techniques, mathematics, statistical methods, engineering methods, operational mathematics techniques, and other principles of scientific and economic disciplines in determining solutions. Must possess managerial or supervisory experience sufficient to ensure positive direction of subordinates. Must be familiar with systems integration techniques, system trade-off analysis, and/or program planning.

 

Applicants must currently hold and be able to maintain a government Secret clearance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Quantum Research International, Inc.
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