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Military Installation Specialist – Washington DC (ID#14836)

Cherokee Nation Management & Consulting (CNMC) is a versatile small business that provides advisory & assistance services in research, experimental development, technology implementation, and program management. CNMC has expertise in a wide-range of technical disciplines including engineering, environmental, information and asset management, along with a variety of physical and life sciences. The company is an integral part of the Technology Division’s portfolio of companies. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, CNMC is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.

Cherokee Nation Management and Consulting is seeking a Strategic Integration Specialist II in support of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Strategic Integration (DASA-SI).  DASA-SI directs and integrates Army strategic installation, environmental and energy requirements and initiatives into the DoD and Army planning processes, the Enterprise governance systems, Services and Infrastructure Core Enterprise (SICE), and the PPBE process; establishes and directs the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy & Environment (OASA-IE&E) strategic communications function; and leads Business Transformation, Regional Environmental and Energy Offices (REEO's), and Army Environmental Policy Institute (AEPI).

The Strategic Integration Specialist will provide support for studies and analyses related to research initiatives found in the Department of the Army policy for future infrastructure requirements, transformational strategies, performance metrics, and operational energy requirements.


  • Provide studies and analyses to assist the DASA (SI) in determining the impact of OASA (IE&E) policies and procedures on US military installations with current and future topics such as emerging OASA (IE&E) issues, emerging future/environmental technologies, their implications to the military and identification/prediction of OASA (IE&E) issues that may be futuristic in nature
  • Other studies and Analyses would be for sustainability planning and policy; best practices for collaboration, building partnerships with OASA (IE&E) for installations; developing/tracking metrics and statistics that demonstrate OASA (IE&E) process viability; etc.

  • Attend and help support OASA (IE&E) sponsored events (twelve a year) to include: providing presentations, approved by the DASA (SI) and staff; facilitating the gathering of scientific and technical information that shall be discussed at various professional events; identification of scientists, Subject Matter Experts (SME), stakeholders and government officials, coordination of program agenda and activities, analysis of material presented and discussed and dissemination of information resulting from the event

  • Assist in providing an unclassified report, detailing the feasibility of incorporation of emerging technologies, sustainability initiatives and other efficiencies or advancements into Army decision-making processes and Installation planning.

  • Support and monitor feedback from the OASA (IE&E) website’s visitors, users and contributors to create an assessment of possible changes, additions and deletions to the site/potential adjustments to policy or practice

  • Help develop and prepare reports to SharePoint lessons learned database quarterly

  • Assist in preparing a draft execution plan for pilot concepts and processes for identifying future installation requirements in Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18), developed as follow up to the Installations Futures white paper

Provide on-site programmatic support to DASA (SI) to include:

  • Assist in the development, management, and execution of OASA (IE&E) strategic planning and communications

  • Support regular maintenance and update of online collaboration sites

  • Assist in content development and content maintenance for web-based Public Involvement Tool Box; the Strategic Management System (SMS), milSuite and other sites requiring OASA (IE&E) input

  • Assist in the development of strategic communications plans for systems and processes necessary to implement them

  • Coordinate with stakeholders from across the Army in the development of pilot concept execution plans, and review/revision of HQDA/DOD policy

  • Coordination of quarterly/periodic Council of Colonels meetings in support of the Installation Futures Collaboration Forum (IFCF), the Installation Readiness Board of Directors (IRBOD) or other forums, to include participant updates, creation of agendas, policy topics, status of execution plans for pilots, and coordination of focus group visits to Army installations or with industry or academia

  • Review and assess briefing of work products produced for Installations Futures, and provide recommendations on approaches to challenging issues of stakeholder concern

  • Attend meetings with industry and academia leaders to assess options for areas that the Army should explore to achieve efficiencies and forward-looking strategies


  • A BS or BA degree in a related field is preferred; a High school Diploma or equivalent is mandatory
  • A minimum of eight (8) to ten (10) years’ experience in staffing and coordinating actions within the Army Secretariat, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, or individual services

  • Subject Matter Expert experience with analytical and evaluative methods and techniques is required; to include qualitative and quantitative analysis, comprehensive studies, and development of assessments, recommendations, and position statements

  • Experience in conducting program reviews and analyses across a broad spectrum of installation activities to include meeting management and planning and policy writing and development

  • The ability and expertise to coordinate and facilitate communication at the General Schedule-15 (GS-15)/Senior Executive Service (SES) and Colonel (COL)/General Officer (GO) levels across Army commands and staffs

  • Excellent written and oral communication, analysis, critical thinking and interpersonal skills;

  • The ability to pass a drug screen and a federal background check NACI) is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience or involvement with "Internet of Things" (IoT) or experience with the development of "Smart Spaces" is desired.
  • Any experience in developing strategy for strategic analysis and integration of data collected from physical devices, vehicles, appliances, sensors and/or embedded electronics enabling objects is desired.

  • Experience with Artificial Intelligence is also desirable

With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense.

Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business? Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and compelling reasons for joining our team!

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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