Operations Research Analyst - Intern in Dayton, OH at DCS

Date Posted: 3/15/2023

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Job Description

Infoscitex is seeking an Operations Research Analyst Intern to perform modeling, simulation and analysis using the latest tools and techniques to support the DOD decision making process. 

Are you looking for an opportunity to apply your operations research analysis skills to solve problems and evaluate the latest technologies in defense of our country? Are you interested in advancing those skills and learning new ones?

Do you want to be part of dynamic, multi-discipline teams of technical experts discovering the best ways to use diverse new aerospace technologies such as hypersonic concepts, autonomy, machine learning, and advanced propulsion and aircraft design? 

If you answer yes to any of these questions; Infoscitex, a DCS Company, has an immediate need for an enthusiastic operations research analyst intern to join our Battlespace Analytics Department in our Dayton, Ohio facility (the hub of US Air Force R&D and acquisition).  You’ll join a team at the forefront of developing and implementing Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis capabilities for our US Air Force and Department of Defense customers. Our teams are conducting analysis that influence the course of future DoD technology development and implementation. 

Essential Job Functions: 

The successful candidate for this position could expect to: 

  • Develop and implement constructive, virtual (operator-in-the-loop), and M&S-powered simulations across all levels of analysis.
  • Learn and apply the latest statistical and machine learning techniques to provide insightful analysis for decision makers.
  • Collaborate with operational and technology experts to ensure realistic and relevant simulation of new technologies in warfighting environments.
  • Execute experiments and studies, analyze results, and present findings. 


Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

At least partial completion of a Bachelor degree in a STEM discipline. 

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

The successful candidate for this position will have the following attributes: 

  • Ability to work locally (remote employment is not possible).
  • Demonstrate initiative and a team orientation.
  • Apply strong communications skills.
  • Exhibit strong critical thinking skills.
  • Experience with object-oriented programming principles.

Desired skills:

Although not firm requirements for employment, an ideal candidate may bring the following attributes:

  • Active U.S. DoD security clearance, Secret or higher.
  • Knowledge and experience with Modeling & Simulation (M&S) environments (constructive and virtual) and/or Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis (MS&A) concepts.
  • Experience with engagement, mission, or campaign level simulation environments
  • Familiarity with modern military systems, both foreign and domestic. 

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