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Operations Research Analyst and Software Developer

Systems Planning and Analysis Alexandria Full-Time
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Overview

Within the Undersea and Surface Warfare Division, the Australian Maritime Analysis Group seeks a passionate and independent analyst to join their growing team. The individual will be responsible for the creation and sustainment of custom-built software applications and mathematical models for trade-space analysis of new and evolving military capabilities. The individual will also provide analytic support throughout all phases of requirements analysis on a collection of unique and challenging technical programs. Opportunity for overseas travel to Australia! #IN123

Responsibilities

Key functions and responsibilities include:

  • Lead development of custom-built software applications and mathematical models
  • Help define analytic methodologies used to set expectations for new and evolving military capabilities, and assist with trade-space studies to evaluate such capabilities
  • Work with stakeholders and subject matter experts to contextualize systems and concepts of operations for modeling and analysis
  • Execute analysis and document findings in reports and briefs
  • Present findings to senior SPA leadership and international clients
  • Stay knowledgeable of best practices, and work with others to identify areas of improvement within the group and throughout SPA
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Operations Research, or a related technical discipline.
  • 2-4 years practical application of principles, concepts, methods, and tools for data analysis or software development.
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of database development and mathematical modeling.
  • Demonstrated ability using analytic software packages and programming languages (VBA, R, Python, SAS, MATLAB). 
  • Ability to break down complex unstructured problems and lay out objective approaches to identify and compare the merits of competing solutions.
  • Proficiency with the MS Office Suite of products (Excel and VBA, Access, PowerPoint, and Word).
  • Ability to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Current DoD SECRET or TOP SECRET security clearance
  • Graduate degree in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research or a related field
  • 4+ years practical application of principles, concepts, methods, and tools for conducting statistical analysis
  • 2+ years supporting national security related programs, preferably analytic programs within the DoD
 

Recommended skills

Applied Mathematics
Statistics
Database Development
Operations Research
Mathematical Modeling
Data Analysis

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