PAE, Inc Subject Matter Expert - Intermediate in Quantico, Virginia

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Subject Matter Expert - Intermediate

This is a contingent position.

PAE is currently seeking Intermediate Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in the areas of Cyber, Weapon Systems, Modeling and Simulation, and/or Logistics Support in the Northern Capital Region. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Serve as subject matter expert, possessing in-depth knowledge of expert area (e.g., Cyber, Weapon Systems, Modeling and Simulation, and/or Logistics Support)

  • Provide technical knowledge and expertise on Science and Technology based programs providing support in Test and Evaluation, demonstration and assessments, and analysis and reporting of highly specialized applications and operational environments, high-level functional systems analysis, design, integration, documentation and implementation advice on exceptionally complex problems that need extensive knowledge of the subject matter for effective implementation

  • Responsible for advising on tasks related to expert areas

  • Perform literature searches on state-of-the-art technology

  • Make recommendations on changes to existing policies and procedures

  • Recommend agendas for working group meetings and conferences

  • Create documentation (e.g., briefings, read-ahead packages, minutes)

  • Expertise in emerging technologies for Cyber, Weapon Systems, Modeling and Simulation, and/or Logistics Support

  • Develop experimental designs and test plans

  • Oversee the execution of test plans

  • Train on areas of expertise

  • Identify and research new and emerging technologies for technical area of expertise, and provide recommendations on platforms, tools and technologies regarding their suitability for specific needs

  • Analyze and interpret data

  • Work with junior, intermediate, and senior level personnel

  • Must possess, at a minimum, intermediate computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project and Outlook

  • Position will include occasional travel within the continental United States and potential travel outside the United States depending on task requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • BA or BS degree with 6 years of directly relatable experience in the discipline (10 years of experience in lieu of degree)

  • 4 years of experience with progressively increasing levels of responsibility in organizations

  • 4 years of experience demonstrating the ability to develop, edit, evaluate, manage, and publish technical documentation, program material, and doctrine.

  • Currently have an active DoD Secret security clearance

  • U.S. citizenship

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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