Sonalysts, Inc. is seeking an anti-submarine warfare (ASW) subject matter expert (SME) with in-depth understanding of at-sea operations and tactics. The successful candidate will be a key contributor to the development of innovative technologies and prototype projects that will expand the ASW capabilities of the Navy. Who are we: Sonalysts, Inc. is a small, 100% employee owned business (ESOP) which supports a very diverse set of customers. While the company was originally founded in 1973 with a focus on sonar analysis for the Navy (hence the name), Sonalysts has since expanded into a variety of other Defense and Commercial spaces. With current contracts supporting the Navy, Air Force, and Army and many other customers, Sonalysts relies on the skills and knowledge of its employee owners to help solve the Department of Defense’s most challenging problems while providing the best benefit to our customers. Ranging from retired service members from all branches of the military to professionals with a wide mix of different commercial and technical backgrounds, Sonalysts has a diverse and capable workforce. From software development, to operations analysis, engineering, wargaming, targeted knowledge elicitation, or large group facilitation – Sonalysts is capable of meeting any challenge. By utilizing a small central corporate structure, coupled with a largely de-centralized approach to project management, Sonalysts competes with larger Defense Contractors while remaining agile and entrepreneurial to provide rapid and innovative solutions to customer requests. This allows our employee-owners to lead or support existing projects and to get involved with developing new business and winning new work. If you are looking for a way to capitalize on your technical or operational knowledge to solve challenging problems while being afforded the flexibility and empowerment of being an employee owner and potential future leader of a small business, then Sonalysts may be the place for you. What you will be doing: Work on interesting and challenging analysis, research, development, and acquisition projects such as:
ASW related Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program topics
ASW command and control technologies
Use analytical and problem-solving skills to help inform government program decisions
Support industry and/or government teams in the transition of concepts to prototypes to fleet release
Design and execute modeling and simulation (M&S) studies to develop and refine tactical guidance
Leverage previous operational experience to support government engineering teams in the development of new technologies
Apply ASW knowledge and experience to a wide variety of non-DoD projects and initiatives
What’s in it for you:
Opportunity to challenge yourself intellectually as technologies advance
Participate in the research and development of novel and cutting edge technology
Ability to advance and lead independent project teams
Salary ranges between $120,000-$140,000, dependent on experience, qualifications and other relevant business criteria.
Becoming an integral part of an innovative, employee-owned company, which provides a full range of benefits including paid vacation time, tuition reimbursement and targeted skills programs, health and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), and 401(k) plan
Ability to manage your own work schedule through the Flexible Hours Program
U.S. Citizen, possessing an active Department of Defense SECRET security clearance
At least 3 years of experience in ASW operations
Strongly Desired Experience/Qualifications:
Experience on operational ASW platform (Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft, ASW helicopter, ASW capable surface ship, or submarine)
Experience in applying advanced analytical techniques to solve complex problems
Interest in Project Management and Business Development
Maintaining a U.S. Government security clearance involves periodic comprehensive background checks. Candidates are eligible for a clearance if they have demonstrated sound financial management (including good credit) over time, are free of criminal records, have limited foreign contacts or ties, and other factors indicative of a position of trust to protect information sensitive to the U.S. Government.
Sonalysts, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, disability, or other basis protected by law.
Sonalysts is a Federal contractor subject to Executive Order 14042,Ensuring COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors(the “EO”). All new employees will be required to present proof they are fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 on the first day of employment. If you receive and decide to accept an offer of employment, but you believe you are entitled to a medical or religious exemption under the specific conditions permitted by the EO, you will be required to notify us as soon as possible, and prior to the beginning of your employment, to start the interactive process and explore what, if any, reasonable accommodations Sonalysts may be able to offer and what effect, if any, these may have on your start date or your employment. Every new employee must meet the requirements of the EO on the first day of employment, either by proof of vaccination or prior approval by Sonalysts of an exemption.
This job is not available to residents of New York City because of local law restrictions there.
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Sonalysts, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, disability, or other basis protected by law.Drug Testing Employerwww.sonalysts.comJob LocationsUS-VA-ManassasID 2022-1697 Category Military Subject Matter Expert Type Regular Full-Time