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Operations Research Systems Analyst

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Job Number:
646248
Job Category:
Scientist / Research & Development
Location:
ENGLEWOOD, CO US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
Yes, 10% of the time
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI
Description:

Job Summary:

 

Leidos has a opening for a Operations Research Analyst in Englewood Colorado .

Candidate will conduct operations research on combat modeling methods, and the applications of analytic techniques to a variety of military planning and decision-making problems and processes. Conduct research and analysis that employs a combination of advanced operations research methods in the study of complex operational and national security issues at the DOD policy-level. Conduct research and analysis; prepare briefings and technical reports, brief DoD and IC customers on research and findings.


Qualifications:

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
-Must have a Masters Degree in a Science , Engineering or Math  Discipline and 10+ years of experience .

-Strong technical analytic skills.

-Familiarity with the application of OR and mathematics to complex processes. --Coursework in advanced OR and mathematics.

-Ability to work independently within a larger team context.

-Strong career interest in national security studies. Excellent analytic, research and writing skills required to provide technical and non-technical material.

-Intermediate skill as a Microsoft Office user is required.

Note* Writing sample will be required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
-6+ years of direct work experience in the field of Operations Research or systems analysis/engineering.

-Interest in fields such as liberal arts, social sciences, and international relations. Language skills desirable but not required.

-Familiarity with national security concepts and/or terminology.

-Ability to model using Mathcad, Mathematica or similar advanced mathematical modeling software desired but not required.

-Military background/experience useful but not required.

-Ability to program using Microsoft Excel’s Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) is required.


REQUIRED SECURITY CLEARANCE: Candidate must have a current SECRET clearance.

External Referral Eligible


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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