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Job #: R-00002118
Location: Alexandria, VA
Category: Policy Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Excellent opportunity for a Senior Analyst and or Scientist in our Alexandria, VA location.

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 a Senior 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 successful candidate 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. Candidates primary Responsibilities will be to provide Analytic support grounded in sound scientific and engineering principles to OSD CAPE.

Basic Qualifications:

A Masters Degree in the Physical Sciences, Engineering, or Mathematics, and 8 plus overall years experience. (3+ Years of direct DoD support is desired)
An extensive background in the Physical Sciences, Engineering, or Mathematics.
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.
Individuals must have a Top Secret clearance to be eligible for consideration

Candidate must have experience in at least one of the following areas:

Ballistic Missile Defense Analysis
Space Systems Analysis
Strategic And Tactical Nuclear Forces Analysis
Chemical And Biological Weapons Analysis
Air And Cruise Missile Defense Analysis
Science And Technology Analysis
Survey & Manpower Data Analysis
Counter Terrorism (Ct) Analysis

Preferred Qualifications but not required:

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.

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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