Sr. Air Force Operations Research Analyst

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Scientist / Research & Development
Yes, 10% of the time
Day Job
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Top Secret/SCI
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 You will conduct research and analysis that employs a combination of advanced operations research methods in the study of complex and national security issues focused on aerospace assets and operations at the DoD and Air Force strategic, force development, operational and policy levels. Position requires extensive Operations Research technical education, background and training in the application of operations research to the analysis of tactical, operational and strategic military aerospace issues on a regional basis. Requisite requirement is the ability to immediately contribute to the process of preparing and delivering analytical products to senior-level personnel in the US government.
Conduct research and analysis; prepare briefings and technical reports, brief DoD and IC customers on research and findings. Interact with Government customers in meetings and seminars.


Master Degree or Ph.D. Degree in Operations Research. Expertise in aerospace systems/operations. Twenty plus (20+) years USAF experience up to command-level operational background at the senior staff level, preferably at PACOM or HAF. Knowledgeable of day-to-day aerospace operations within the USAF and DoD and conversant with a broad range of USAF and DoD defense and intelligence professionals. Able to apply operations research to analyze a variety of national security topics. Excellent oral and written communication skills. The ability to work independently, as well as part of a diverse team of highly trained technical analysts - sometimes in a leadership role. Comfortable in preparing and delivering detailed, oral presentations derived from research and analysis to senior DOD officials. Job is located in Greenwood Village, Colorado.

Have an extensive existing network of contacts throughout the USAF, DoD and intelligence communities allowing for the immediate substantive interaction with appropriate organizations is desirable but not required. Understanding of regional issues from an aerospace operational perspective; specifically as they relate to the Pacific region of military operations. Language skills desirable but not required. Prior experience with both the existing team of Leidos technical specialists and government sponsors. Ability to use Mathcad, Mathematica or similar advanced mathematical modeling software desired but not required. Graduate of USAF Academy in Operations Research.

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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