Canvas Inc.
  • 06-Nov-2017 to 05-Jan-2018 (CST)
  • Washington, D.C., VA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Program Analyst-DoD Laboratories

Location: Washington, D.C.


Canvas is seeking a Program Analyst to provide support to manage and execute efforts in the Laboratories Office. These support activities include:

  • Identify and analyze business models for the DoD in-house laboratories for improvements in productivity of the Department-wide research and engineering enterprise.
  • Identify the Department of Defense core technical competencies (CTC) and assess the support of the CTCs by the DoD's laboratories. (Please note that a draft list of CTCs have been developed by the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (OUSD(AT&L))/OASD(R&E)/ODASD(R)/Laboratories Office).
  • Survey recognized world class laboratories within industry, academia and other government agencies to develop recommendations for improvements within the existing defense laboratory system.
  • Support the development of a strategy to sustain a world class laboratory system.
  • Identify required critical facilities, equipment and infrastructure for in-house laboratories.
  • Improve linkage between the Defense Laboratory Enterprise, warfighter, technology program management and the Department of Defense budget process by continuation of the Unified Research and Engineering Database (URED).
  • In partnership with the DTIC, support the URED, and provide assistance to the DoD Components in complying with the OASD(R&E) data calls and requirements.
  • Support strategy to expand rapid fielding capabilities of the DoD laboratories.
  • Support Laboratory Office engagement on S&T Executive Committee (EXCOM) and associated S&T Deputies Council.
  • Assist to improve Strategy to use Service laboratories to leverage private sector innovation and concurrently develop new business models for the Technology Transfer process.
  • Build a long term strategic plan for Lab Military Construction (MILCON) and recapitalization. (Please note that with regard to the role of the Laboratories Office with the Services MILCON submissions, the Laboratories Office is providing coordination with the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations and Environment (DUSD(I&E)) and the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).
  • Support the Lab Office by drafting the charters and engaging on established and planned Laboratory Quality Enhancement Panel subgroups (e.g., personnel subpanel, infrastructure subpanel, etc.).
  • Update the biennial DoD laboratory demographics report.
  • Keep an updated register of the DoD Laboratory Enterprise.
  • Prepare Congressional reports as directed from the annual National Defense Authorization Act.
  • Update DoD instructions and directives as required by OUSD(AT&L).
  • Gather data in support of the development of Congressional Reports.


Bachelor's Degree and 10 years of related experience.


Must be able to obtain and maintain an active DoD security clearance.

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