LMI

Technology Research Analyst - Clearance Required

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Posted Date 1 month ago(4/24/2020 8:52 AM)
Job ID
2020-4868
# of Openings
1
Category
Project Management

Overview

LMI is seeking a skilled Technology Research Analyst at a client site in Arlington, VA. The position provides support to the Technology Watch Horizon Scan Team and assists 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. Position requires Active TS/SCI or SCI elig. clearance.

LMI is a private government consulting firm, dedicated exclusively to advancing the management of the government. As a not-for-profit company, we deliver the best value for the government dollar as all revenues are directed to our mission of advancing government rather than to delivering shareholder value. We operate completely free of political and commercial bias, and we are entirely aligned with the goals of our clients. Our clients value our not-for-profit status and specialized services in logistics, intelligence, homeland security, health care, and energy and environment markets. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction.

We offer a generous compensation package with excellent benefits that start the first day of employment. Business casual dress, flex time, and tuition reimbursement are a few of our many work-life benefits available to our employees.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities may include: provide support for the Technology Watch Horizon Scan Branch 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.

  • Conduct targeted, detailed analysis of emerging and potentially disruptive technologies in support of technology watch and horizon scanning program.
  • Prepare 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.
  • Conduct structured interviews of subject matter experts across the Government, academia, and industry to extract relevant information from applicable technical and operational sources using an analytical framework specific to the SIAC Technical Assessments.
  • Produce briefings, papers, reports, and talking points of research analyses/findings for various audiences of technical and non-technical customers.
  • Provide support to the Strategic Intelligence and Analysis Cell product development.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Active TS/SCI or SCI elig. clearance.
  • Bachelor's degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics is highly desired.
  • 4-5 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.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
  • Previous experience navigating Tableau.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics is highly desired. Graduate degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics is highly preferred. 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.

EEO Statement

LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer-all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. 

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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other factors protected by applicable law.

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