Arms Control Program Analyst

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Full-Time  |  Mission Support  |  Arlington, VA

Barbaricum is a rapidly growing government contractor providing leading-edge support to federal customers, with a particular focus on Defense and National Security mission sets. We leverage more than 13 years of support to stakeholders across the federal government, with established and growing capabilities across Intelligence, Analytics, Engineering, Mission Support, and Communications disciplines. Founded in 2008, our mission is to transform the way our customers approach constantly changing and complex problem sets by bringing to bear the latest in technology and the highest caliber of talent.
 
 
Headquartered in Washington, DC's historic Dupont Circle neighborhood, Barbaricum also has a corporate presence in Tampa, FL and Dayton, OH, with team members across the United States and around the world. As a leader in our space, we partner with firms in the private sector, academic institutions, and industry associations with a goal of continually building our expertise and capabilities for the benefit of our employees and the customers we support. Through all of this, we have built a vibrant corporate culture diverse in expertise and perspectives with a focus on collaboration and innovation. Our teams are at the frontier of the Nations' most complex and rewarding challenges. Join us.
 
Barbaricum is seeking a Program Analyst to support an active contract under the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Threat Reduction and Arms Control (TRAC). The Program Analyst will support the Government client in overseeing budget and technical requirements for two ACAT-1D Major Defense Acquisition Programs, with a nearly $1 billion annual budget. The Program Analyst will research and analyze Conventional Forces in Europe and other conventional agreements and treaties for implementations and compliance issues and support implementation planning and compliance oversight on all DoD activities in support of conventional arms control and related political agreements.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical assistance in the forecasting, planning, and development of monitoring systems/stations to support national security objectives in the areas of nuclear testing and nonproliferation.
  • Provide technical and program support for the implementation of the IAEA Wide Area Monitoring Inspection regime and Russian Nuclear Monitoring program.
  • Provide support in the development, preparation and maintenance of Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) between ODASD (TRAC) and the hosts of monitoring stations used in research and development. This also includes monitoring the usage of these stations for purposes of cost reimbursement and developing and tracking costs of installation programs.
  • Provide technical review of research and development (R&D) concepts and proposals on advanced concept systems and other subsystems related to nuclear testing and nonproliferation.
  • Collect and maintain information that can be used to assess the DoD implementation of the Additional Protocol at facilities either owned or operated for the Department of Energy (DOE) or licensed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) where there are DoD assets and/or programs.
  • Provide technical review of a DoD technical support program to identify essential requirements of the IAEA for safeguard inspections at foreign facilities.
  • Work closely and effectively with the U.S. Support Program to the IAEA to develop, organize, and implement a program with the IAEA to introduce new technical capabilities, developed by the DoD, to foreign monitoring operations.
  • Provide technical and analytical support to any other bilateral initiatives in implementing international arms control agreements (Additional Protocols, Fissile Material Cutoff Treaty, etc.) to include the conduct and sharing of R&D, and other scientific initiatives.
  • Research and analyze Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) implementation and compliance issues and provide analysis and interpretation for implementation and compliance activities.
  • Provide technical support for DoD Arms Control Implementation Working Groups, Compliance Review Groups, and other treaty management coordination.
  • Research and analyze Conventional Forces in Europe and other conventional agreements and Treaties for implementations and compliance issues to provide analysis and interpretation for implementation and compliance activities. This will also include responsibility for support of implementation planning and compliance oversight on all DoD activities in support of conventional arms control and related political agreements.

Qualifications

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance required
  • Bachelor’s degree in a recognized engineering, scientific, technical, management or related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience supporting program reviews and providing advisory and assistance services
  • Extensive expertise, experience, and in-depth knowledge of familiarity with treaties and agreement and related arms control issues
  • Experience conducting assessments and analyses
  • Ability to apply analytic methodologies and principles to address Government needs
  • Ability to collect data, perform research and analysis, and develop performance measurements to support project objectives
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, particularly Excel
  • Experience developing deliverables for Congress and/or senior-level federal officials
  • Good teamwork and communication skills that promote working closely with more senior contractor analysts, contractor team leads, and government leads