Sayres & Associates
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

Sayres and Associates Corporation (Sayres) is a dynamic, Native American-owned, Service Disabled Veteran Owned business that has been providing excellence in service to the Federal Government since 2001. We offer a broad spectrum of technical, engineering and administrative services including: acquisition, financial and program management; fleet synthetic training; logistics; ship construction engineering; systems engineering and integration; wargaming; test and evaluation; security, counterintelligence and policy analysis. Sayres is headquartered in Washington, DC with offices throughout the United States and has a presence abroad. 

Our success can be attributed first to a proven track record of performance excellence based on our customer-focused approach to services.  We have demonstrated experience effectively managing large contractor teams across multiple functional areas for major programs. Sayres offers financial stability and organizational maturity comparable to a large company, coupled with the agility of a small business, allowing us to provide cost effective and best value solutions to our customers. 

Awarded the U.S. Small Business Administration, Washington Metropolitan District Office's 8(a) Graduate of the Year for 2017, Sayres and Associates Corporation continues to grow in a highly competitive environment while exceeding customers' expectations and providing a work experience conducive to personal and professional development. 

The position description is only meant to be a representative summary of the major responsibilities and accountabilities performed by the incumbents of this position.  The incumbents may be requested to perform position-related tasks other than those stated in this description. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, disability or veteran status.



The Military Analyst will support NAVSEA in and around the Washington Navy Yard and be responsible for the following:

  • Serve as the Military Readiness Analyst and the Primary Safety Support point of contact (POC) in support of multiple surface ship platforms and their associated weapons systems.
  • Produce high quality deliverables in a fast paced and highly visible environment.
  • Analyze fleet availability metrics and provide trusted recommendations to program leadership in support of decision making processes.
  • Effectively analyze, communicate, and present complex program metrics to all levels of program management.
  • Maintain associated databases to ensure senior leadership remains informed of current program status.
  • As a Readiness Support Manager, specific duties include: 
    • Prioritize incoming information for multiple working groups to include Class Management Teams (CMT), Life Cycle Management Group (LCMG), and Lube Oil Quality Management (LOQM) working groups.  Maintain detailed records for all in-service Guided Missile Destroyers (DDG).
    • Develop charts, tracking tools, and multiple spreadsheets for DDG class management with efforts resulting in efficient reporting techniques to support program decision-making processes.
    • Configure advanced quantitative and qualitative analysis for personnel tracking.
  • As a Safety Support POC, specific duties include:
    • Analyze Safety Investigation Board decisions and provide trusted recommendations to government leadership.
    • Participate in Failure Review Boards, and determine validity and realism of potential reconciliation.
    • Participate in Command Investigations as required.
    • Develop Hazard Safety Database to track and deliver Hazard Assessment Reports to senior program leadership. 

Qualifications & Clearance Requirements

Education, Work Experience, Skills and Clearance Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Familiarity and experience with surface combatant operational capabilities, understanding of Hull, Mechanical, and Electrical (HM&E) systems, and shipboard maintenance and repair requirements.
  • Shipboard experience in a technical rating.  HM&E experience preferred.  (Position is ideal for a transitioning naval engineer or technical rating with strong MS Suite (PowerPoint, Excel) skills.
  • Familiar with the following:
    • Shipboard programs such as Planned Maintenance System (PMS), Current Ship Maintenance Projects (CSMP), and Feedback Reports (FBRs).
    • Sequencing programs such as EOSS/CSOSS.
    • Fleet Administrative requirements such as Naval Ship Technical Manual (NSTM) and maintenance updates.
  • Ability to support limited travel.
  • Strong organizational skills such as Data Organization and Records Management.
  • Strong communication skills.  Capable briefer.
  • Ability to coordinate, facilitate, and participate in associated meetings and conferences involving a wide variety of stakeholders.
  • Strong safety background to include JAG/Command safety investigations.
  • Active SECRET security clearance verifiable in JPAS prior to start date.

Highly Desired:

  • Technical degree.
  • Ability to draft Naval Messages. 


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national

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