Operations Research Analyst

Alexandria, VA
Full Time

Job Description

Seeking a passionate and dedicated professional with a demonstrated record of success in dynamic environments to support operations research, military utility assessment, and other quantitative analyses for a range of customers.

• Work as part of a cross-functional, high-performance team to develop and execute repeatable, data-driven methodologies to identify and diagnose strategic, operational, and tactical asymmetries and assess proposed capability solutions across a broad range of missions, domains, adversaries, and timeframes.
• Integrate information from the operations, intelligence, and technology communities to inform government customers of critical issues impacting their portfolios across the tactical, operation, and strategic continuum.
• Support Modeling and Simulation (M&S) efforts to provide quantitative assessment of proposed capability solutions within an operational context.
• Interact with stakeholders from across the Defense community to include the Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint Staff, DoD Agencies, FFRDC/UARCs, Industry, Combatant Commands, and the Services.

• Active Secret clearance
• Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics, operations research, statistics, computer science, engineering, management science or physics with at least three years of experience analyzing system solutions to complex and challenging DoD problems
• Experience taking military operational challenges and defining technical approaches using statistical analysis, simulations, predictive modeling, or other methods to analyze problems and assess practical solutions
• Experience developing and executing analysis and study plans that address complex problems, examine trade-offs and sensitivities, and produce information-rich products and artifacts using appropriate analytic techniques including Design of Experiment processes and the use of stochastic modeling and simulation methods (including Monte Carlo)
• Experience with one or more of the following modeling and simulation environments: Advanced Framework for Simulation, Integration and Modeling (AFSIM); Synthetic Theater Operations Research Model (STORM); Global Positioning System (GPS) Interference and Navigation Tool (GIANT); Freeflyer; One Semi-Automated Forces (OneSAF); Next Generation Threat System (NGTS); Builder; QGIS; ArcGIS; Command Professional Edition
• Active DoD Secret security clearance with ability to attain DoD Top Secret security clearance
• Software development/programming interest and experience in JavaScript, HTML/CSS, Microsoft Office 365, C++/C#, Visual Studio.NET, MATLAB, Python, R, or SQL development and code management techniques using (Git, Bitbucket, etc) and agile software development practices/tools (Jira, Confluence, etc) including DevSecOps, preferred.

Additional Details

Experience: 2-5 years