Operations Research Analyst in Dayton, OH at DCS

Date Posted: 11/17/2020

Job Snapshot

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. We are seeking an experienced 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 U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) sensor exploitation and cyber physical technologies research in Dayton, OH, having opportunities to work in a dynamic environment, with state of the art simulation technologies, simulation integration experts, and Subject Matter Experts (SME). This work focuses on conducting capability assessments for emerging technologies to ensure suitability for the U.S. DoD.

Essential Job Functions:

As this Operations Research (OR) Analyst, you could expect to:

Lead a study team to answer key analysis questions on new and existing technologies.

Collaborate with Principal Investigators and customer stakeholders to identify study requirements and develop relevant technical approaches.

Manage and contribute to the development and execution of MS&A study plans.

Collaborate with subject matter experts, such as airmen 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.

Ensure application of MS&A best practices for all analysis efforts.

Some intermittent short-term travel may be required.

Required Skills:

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: Ability to attain at least an active Secret level U.S. DoD security clearance.

Experience leading analysis teams and mentoring junior analysts.

Ability to apply leading-edge OR principles, theories, and concepts to study tasks.

Ability to solve highly-complex OR problems.

Excellent written and verbal English communications skills.

Experience with engagement, mission, or campaign level simulation environments.

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

Scripting or Programming experience.

Ability to work well in team environments.

Ability to travel, if needed.

Desired Skills:

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

MS in Engineering, Science, Mathematics, or related technical discipline.

Active U.S. DoD Top Secret/SCI.

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

Expert knowledge of AFSIM.

Familiarity with modern military systems, both foreign and domestic.