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Operations Research Analyst/Scientist

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Job Number:
649499
Job Category:
Policy Analyst
Location:
ALEXANDRIA, VA US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
Yes, 10% of the time
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret
Description:
Leidos is actively interviewing for an Operations Research Analyst/Scientist to join our team in Alexandria, VA.

JOB SUMMBARY
This position supports the initiatives of OSD, Cost Assessment & Program Evaluation (CAPE).  We provide analytic studies and operations research support to include the use of data mining, quantitative modeling and simulation analysis to the Department of Defense (DoD).  Leidos is looking for an Operations Research Analyst or Scientist to assist CAPE in their mission to provide quality, data driven analysis and alternatives to senior decision makers within the DoD.  The applicant filling this position will be asked to provide critical analyses on topics such as Satellite Ground Coverage, Satellite Communications, Electronic Jamming, Nuclear Enterprise Reviews, Sensor Performance, Missile Defense, Weapons Effectiveness and analyses of CBRN attack response scenarios.  Rudimentary Cost Analysis may occasionally be required.  The ability to compile, scrub, manipulate and analyze moderate to large datasets is also desired.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
The ability to interface directly with government operations research analysts and to work both independently and within a team.
The ability to critically analyze and interpret data from multiple sources.
The ability to prepare monthly reports and subject matter briefings as required.
The ability to work in a multi-contractor environment within the customer’s secure facility in Alexandria, VA.



 

Qualifications:
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
4 or more years of experience working withhe Physical Sciences, Engineering, or Mathematics.
Master’s Degree and 2+ years of relevant experience in the Physical Sciences, Mathematics,
Engineering, or a closely related discipline.  A Ph.D. is preferred.
Expereince with Operations Research (OR) principles and/or experience using mathematical and computer models for quantitative analysis.
Individuals must be able to obtain a Top Secret clearance to be eligible for consideration; an Interim Secret clearance must be obtained before the individual can be hired.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
A Ph.D. in the Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Engineering, or a closely related discipline.
Computer programming skills (Visual Basic, FORTRAN, C, Matlab), especially as applied to computer modeling and simulation are a plus.
Possess an active security clearance.


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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