Innovation Engineer-Junior – Strategic Alliance Consulting, Inc – Springfield, VA

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Strategic ACI is seeking a Junior-level Innovation Engineer provide business process engineering; backlog management; assist with innovation prioritization; and guidance on innovation strategic alignment across NGA.


  • Identify and assist NGA Pilots & Prototype customers in providing expertise to navigate through the OVI Innovation Pipeline
  • Contribute towards management of NGA Pilot & Prototype to help formulate fact-based decision making on future support or retirement, and influence process improvements
  • Act as liaison with the NGA Integrated Program Offices (IPOs) and other capability sustainment homes for transition into operations
  • Maintain appropriate database(s) for process improvements to support pilots and prototypes
  • Maintain appropriate tracker database(s) in support of new innovation ideas, Pilots and Prototypes
  • Research, investigate and document Pilot & Prototype innovation roadblocks
  • Collaborate and leverage partnerships with IPO, KC, and Enterprise stakeholders to identify, define and capture specific mission focused problem areas and success criteria
  • Maintain oversight and management of Pilots & Prototypes across the Agency
  • Assist with executing an enterprise-wide application retirement and disposition process for nonprioritized Pilots & Prototypes
  • Identify and document a PM’s Guide to P&P System Retirement Process. The guide is expected to serve as a foundational document for NGA-wide standardization
  • Participate in the transition of applications to operations and decommissioning of applications across the infrastructure as they have reached the end of their life-cycle
  • Prepare and maintain project plans, project milestone reports, and project status reports
  • Assist in managing project meetings, project artifacts, and deployment deliverables and facilitating problem in triage calls



  • Current and Active TS/SCI Clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree or 5+ years demonstrated experience and knowledge in geospatial intelligence functions, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Business Engineering, or a field related to the duties defined above or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrated experience in a team environment and providing technical assessments


  • Demonstrated knowledge of Lean Start Up methodologies
  • Knowledge of the NGA Hybrid Cloud Strategy and environment
  • Demonstrated experience providing technical assessments of future NGA geospatial intelligence capabilities

Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, willing to become fully vaccinated prior to starting employment, or request and be approved for a legally entitled accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT


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