Operations Research Analyst in St. Louis, MO at DCS

Date Posted: 5/13/2020

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Job Description

Infoscitex, a DCS company, is an employee owned organization with a reputation for agile and efficient development of technology solutions for U.S. Defense, Aerospace, Human Factors, and Security markets. We continue to provide innovative solutions with our multidisciplinary teams formed with exceptional employees. Infoscitex is seeking an Operations Research (OR) Analyst to support extensive high visibility Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis (MS&A) efforts. As a member of our team, you will support aerospace technologies research in Saint Louis, MO, having opportunities to work in a dynamic environment, with state of the art simulation technologies, simulation integration experts, and military Subject Matter Experts (SME).

Essential job functions:

This work focuses on conducting capability assessments for emerging aerospace technologies and ensuring related tools and methodologies are suitable for DoD Decision Support Systems

As this Operations Research Analyst, you could expect to:

Collaborate with study lead to understand study requirements and identify relevant tasking

Collaborate with subject matter experts, such as pilots and technologists, to identify requirements for system implementation in models and simulations

Coordinate with team members to contribute to execution of analysis of studies, analyze results, and prepare and present study findings

Apply MS&A best practices for all analysis efforts

Some intermittent short term travel may be requested

Requirements:

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

At least a BS degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics, or a related technical discipline; and at least 2 years of related analysis experience.

(We have multiple levels associated with this opportunity. Candidates with advanced degrees or varying experience may be considered for alternative classification)

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information: eligible to attain a Secret level U.S. DoD security clearance

Ability to apply basic Operations Research principles, theories, and concepts to study tasks

Ability to solve Operations Research problems

Excellent written and verbal English communications skills

Ability to work with engagement, mission, or campaign level simulation environments

Ability to apply the scientific method to diverse MS&A efforts

Ability to work well in team environments

Ability to travel, if needed

An ideal candidate may bring the following attributes, although these are not firm requirements for consideration:

Active U.S. DOD security clearance

Knowledge and experience with Modeling & Simulation (M&S) environments (constructive and virtual) and/or Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis (MS&A) concepts

Background in probability or statistics

Familiarity with modern military systems, both foreign and domestic

Scripting or programming experience

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