• Plans Analyst

    Job Location US-VA-Quantico
    Katmai Technical Services
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    an exempt
  • Overview

    This position supports the Plans Branch in leading Marine Corps participation in the development of products associated with the Support for Strategic Analysis (SSA) process.  This includes Defense Planning Scenario and CONOPS development activities associated with strategic planning by the OSD, the Joint Staff (JS), and Department of the Navy (DON), integrating Marine Corps concepts where applicable. This includes providing approved joint scenarios in support of Marine Corps concept development, capabilities based assessments (CBAs), analysis of alternatives (AoAs), and other analytical efforts.

    Additionally, the role includes supporting select joint studies to include Mobility Capability Requirements Studies (MCRS)/Mobility Capability Assessments (MCA), Operational Availability (OA) Studies/Joint Force Assessments (JFA), and Quadrennial Defense Reviews (QDR)/Program Reviews (PR).

    It also includes representing the Marine Corps at other OSD Policy, OSD Office of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (CAPE), JS, and service venues (e.g. wargames, studies, etc.).


    • Integrate Marine Corps concepts, capabilities, capacities, and equities within current and developing classified Support for Strategic Analysis (SSA) and other joint products:
      • Chairman Net Assessments (CNA)
      • Classified Annexes (CA)
    • Assist in drafting CONOPS for SSA scenarios in development. This includes activities such as:
      • Preparing meeting minutes
      • Editing PowerPoint slides
      • Commenting on PowerPoint slides and documents
    • The Contractor shall support other joint products with activities such as:
      • attending meetings,
      • preparing meeting notes,
      • commenting on PowerPoint slides and documents,
      • Developing Point Papers
      • Assisting with staffing of briefings and documents.
    • Execute tasks in accordance with:
      • Department of Defense Directive 8260.1, “Data Collection, Development, and Management in Support of Strategic Analysis, December 6, 2002”
      • Department of Defense Instruction 8260.2, “Implementation of Data Collection
      • Development / Management in Support of Strategic Analyses, January 21, 2003”
    • Other duties as assigned.



    • Civilian Education: Bachelor’s degree required.
    • Military Education: Commensurate to experience.


    • Must obtain and maintain a valid secret security clearance. Certain roles may require Top Secret or Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access.
    • Must have an intermediate knowledge of the Microsoft office suite.
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
    • Must be able to work independently with little or no supervision.
    • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented
    • Ability to multi-task, flexible.
    • Demonstrated ability to perform diverse duties under operating/deadline constraints.
    • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; monitors own work to ensure quality.



    Physical Demands

    Frequent sitting, using hands/fingers, handling, reaching with hands and arms, talking, hearing and seeing up close, at a distance, along the periphery, with depth perception and the ability to adjust focus; occasional walking or standing, occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs. It is Katmai’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

    Work Environment

    Work is performed in both an office setting and occasionally in an outdoor USMC appropriate field environment. Shipboard planning sites may be a requirement, and time underway may be required as necessary. May be exposed to sharp objects, some heat, loud noise, chemicals and vibration. Use of personal protective equipment is mandatory. Employee will be exposed to a wide variety of people in differing functions, personalities and abilities.

    Travel to other government facilities or other contractor facilities shall be required.  Travel shall be required on weekends and shall include CONUS and OCONUS locations.  Possession of a valid driver’s license is required. The exact dates and duration of travel will vary dependent upon location and requirements of individual experiments or events to include planning, attendance at meetings, conferences or wargames.

    Work Schedule

    40 hours per week.  May be required to work additional hours as needed to complete assignment or project. Extended work hours will be coordinated as this flexibility is required dependent upon the needs of the government or as described for specific tasks herein.


    To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply on the company website,  http://www.katmaicorp.com/careers

    We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Preference will be given to Ouzinkie Shareholders in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2003 - 2(i).


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