Overview Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) delivers high-impact, technical solutions to complex national security issues. With over 50 years of business expertise and consistent growth, we are known for continuous innovation for our government customers, in both the US and abroad. Our exceptionally talented team is highly collaborative in spirit and practice, producing Results that Matter .
Come work with the best We offer opportunity, unique challenges, and clear-sighted commitment to the mission. SPA: Objective. Responsive. Trusted.
SPA supports multiple programs at US Space Force s Space Systems Center, including the Kobayashi Maru software factory. SPA is a force enabler to USSPACECOM for POM strategies, program substantiation, JCIDS, and requirements management. We provide highly qualified expertise to NASA s Safety and Mission Assurance operations. We also deliver high-end advisory services to the Intelligence Community’s in support of strategic objectives, transformation initiatives and acquisition, technical, and business processes.
SPA is looking for multiple Data Analytics Analysts (junior and mid level) to support a US Space Force customer. Responsibilities Provide data analytics in support of cost research activities for the SSC utilizing approved databases including, Unmanned Space Vehicle Cost Model and Defense Cost and Resource Center to gather and assess data in support of the development and validation of cost estimating relationships. This includes data analytics and integration for the entire Division, including research and data comparisons, incorporate data visualization and automation into business operations and practices, and detailed Program Contractor cost data analysis. Qualifications Required Qualifications: Active Secret clearance Bachelor degree in a related field, such as Management, Business, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, Science, Technology, Engineering, Statistics required -OR- Bachelor s Degree in an unrelated field requires an additional 2 years of relevant experience or relevant professional certification Industry certification in business data analysis and/or data visualization 1 – 5 years of Data Visualization SW (Power BI or Tableau) required Entry-level with at least one year experience in data analytics will be considered Mid-level positions require 7-9 years of combined industry and federal government experience (such as DoD/NASA/NRO employee or SETA/FFRDC supporting federal government acquisition) in space acquisition desirable Tools experience to include 10 years proficiency with cost models (ACEIT, USCM, SEER,MS Office, PRICE & SMC/Industry standard models) Desired Qualifications Master’s degree in a related field CCEA or PCEA certification desired At SPA, we strive to deliver a robust total compensation package that will attract and retain top talent.
Elements of the compensation package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities. SPA provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work. The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, etc. Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only.
Salaries are commensurate with experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations. California Pay Transparency Range: 130k – 155k