Frontier Technology Inc.

Defense Industrial Base Assessment Analyst

Regular Full-Time
Location : Location
Clearance Requirements


At FTI, we are united by one common mission; supporting those that protect our nation so they can make the best-informed decisions during critical moments when seconds count. We want you to bring your passion and expertise to contribute to that essential mission.  We strive to incorporate our values to create a culture of collaboration and trust, where you can share your ideas and innovate.  If you are inspired by making a positive impact through developing data driven solutions, FTI would appreciate the opportunity to learn more about you. 


We are hiring a full-time mid-level Industrial Base Assessment Analyst to support the Industrial Base Analysis and Sustainment (IBAS) program within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Base Policy (IBP).  The IBAS program is dedicated to ensuring that the Department of Defense is positioned to effectively address industrial base issues and support the National Security Innovation Base. We are seeking candidates with experience supporting projects/programs in the following technical sectors or similar: 


  • Defense Industrial Base Manufacturingadvanced manufacturing, castings and forgings, machining/machine tools.
  • Microelectronics, Hypersonics/kinetic weapons, Critical/Strategic Materials, Batteries and Munitions.


Please note: Candidates must live within commuting distance of Arlington, VA.


  • Support requirements generation, verification, and validation for planned program investments.
  • Attend technical Working Group meetings, capture meeting minutes/actions and follow up on action items.
  • Support technical lead(s) in preparing written work products (e.g., talking points, briefings, etc.) to support RFIs from chain of command, senior DoD leadership, interagency partners, Congress, etc.
  • Routinely review and update technical project programmatic information.
  • Evaluate issues and providing recommendations related to cost, schedule, and performance for current and planned program investments.
  • Develop written communications products such as briefings, talking points, and read-ahead materials.


Required Qualifications:

  • Must have minimum of an active U.S. Dept. of Defense SECRET clearance.
  • Bachelors or Masters in engineering or a relevant technical field -OR- Bachelors  degree and 4 years of relevant technical work experience.
  • 4+ years of project/program management experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and/or lead projects and to monitor the project’s cost, schedule, and performance.
  • Strong oral and written communications capabilities.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with a high performing team.
  • Ability to proactively provide recommendations to manager and team members.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of systems engineering concepts and methods. 
  • Experience supporting one Industrial Base Technical Sectors or similar such as:
    • Defense Industrial Base Manufacturing (advanced manufacturing, castings and forgings, machining/machine tools)
    • Microelectronics
    • Hypersonics/Kinetic Weapons
    • Critical/Strategic Materials, Batteries and Munitions
  • Knowledge of the DoD acquisition process and the Planning, Programming, Budget, and Execution (PPBE) process. 
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent experience. 





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