Veterans Jobs at Leading Military Technical Service Organization
D.P. Associates Joins HireVeterans.com
by Marcy Bulstrom
D.P. Associates Inc. (DPA), headquartered in Arlington, VA, is a technical services organization with a primary focus on leading edge training systems analysis, design, development and implementation. In addition to providing technical support services to the Naval Air Systems Command IPT’s, Divisions and Field Activities since 1987, DPA has supplied training products for every aircraft in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps.
Since their inception in 1986, they have grown from 5 employers in one office to more than 450 employees in 31 locations by maintaining an unyielding commitment to client and employee satisfaction.
To continue their growth forward, D.P. Associates has partnered with HireVeterans.com, a leading military veteran job board, to reach out and hire U.S. Veterans.
DPA, through 31 offices in 10 states, is a national influence in the military contracting field through advanced development processes employed by experienced instructional systems development (ISD) specialists, training technologists, computer based training (CBT) and computer assisted instruction (CAI) programmers, computer graphic artists, and leading-edge multimedia production staff. DPA personnel have been instrumental to the government’s emphasis on interactive multimedia instruction (IMI), SCORM compliant web based training (WBT), complex computer based training, electronic classrooms, performance support systems, and interactive electronic technical manual (IETM) technologies.
DPA’s corporate strategies include the thorough analysis of training requirements (when funding permits) and the subsequent conversion to an installed, fully integrated turnkey learning environment. Training efforts recently completed and currently being performed include: Task and Skills Analysis, Training Program Analysis and Design, Training Effectiveness and Evaluation Studies, Multimedia Analysis, Training Implementation, production of ADL products, implementation of high resolution computer based courseware, learning center design, electronic classroom configurations, and high-bandwidth CBT networks.
Engineering and Program Support
DPA provides management support services and systems engineering support for a variety of Vertical Flight Aircraft Programs. These services include support of acquisition phases of Concept Exploration and Definition (CE/D), Demonstration and Validation (DEM VAL), Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD), Production and Deployment, and Operational Safety Improvement Programs (OSIPs). DPA is an active participant in the NAVAIR Integrated Programs Teams (IPT) for the four major Vertical Flight Programs.
DPA provides engineering, technical and programmatic support to the Naval Air Systems Weapons Systems Command Engineering Division. This includes acquisition phases of concept Exploration and Definition (CE/D), Demonstration and Validation (DEM VAL), Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD), Production and Deployment, and Operations and Support for several Air-to-Air Missile systems, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Air Launched Decoys, and Aerial Targets.
DPA provides engineering, technical and analytical services that have contributed to the accomplishment of the system engineering and programmatic requirements associated with developmental UAV programs. These include the Pioneer Short Range RPV, Pioneer Radio Relay, Mockingbird, Pioneer Alternate Fuel Engine, Medium Range RPV and Amber programs, as well as associated fiscal and program management.
In support of the Navy, Marine Corps and Army UAV Programs from our offices in Lexington Park, MD, Fort Huachuca, AZ and Arlington, VA, DPA has provided state-of-the-art program support, engineering design and operational analysis. In addition, DPA has contributed to the success of these programs with its exploration of unique UAV designs and mission profiles.
DPA is constantly exploring how they might better advance the mission and increase the proficiency of federal and commercial enterprises with the lowest cost and highest quality possible.