Leidos is seeking a seasoned Military /Government professional for our Senior USMC Operations Research Analyst position in Englewood Colorado .
Conduct research and analysis that employs a combination of advanced operations research methods in the study of complex and national security issues focused on United States Marine Corps (USMC) assets and operations at the DoD and USMC strategic, force development, operational and policy levels. Position requires extensive Operations Research technical education and experience in the application of operations research to the analysis of tactical, operational and strategic military USMC issues on a regional basis. Requisite requirement is the ability to immediately contribute to the process of preparing and delivering analytical products to senior-level personnel in the US government. Focus of the position is on the Asia Pacific area of operations.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Conduct research and analysis; prepare briefings and technical reports, brief government customers on research and findings. Interact with Government customers in meetings and seminars. Act as a Subject Matter expert on USMC operations with the PACOM AOR
-Master Degree or Ph.D. degree in one of the following disciplines: Operations Research; Operations Analysis; Systems Analysis; Systems Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or equivalent fields.
-10 or more years of overall experience.
-Expertise in USMC systems/operations.
-Fifteen to 20+ years USMC experience up to command-level operational background at the senior staff level, preferably at PACOM.
-Knowledgeable of day-to-day operations within the USMC and DoD and conversant with a broad range of USMC and DoD defense and intelligence professionals.
-Able to apply operations research to analyze a variety of national security topics.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills.
-The ability to work independently, as well as part of a diverse team of highly trained technical analysts - sometimes in a leadership role.
-Comfortable in preparing and delivering detailed, oral presentations derived from research and analysis to senior DOD officials.
-Have an extensive existing network of contacts throughout the USMC, DoD and intelligence communities allowing for the immediate substantive interaction with appropriate organizations is desirable but not required.
-Understanding of Asia Pacific regional issues from a USMC operational perspective.
-Language skills desirable but not required.
-Ability to use Mathcad, Mathematica or similar advanced mathematical modeling software desired but not required.
-Graduate of US Naval Postgraduate School in Operations Research is desired but not required.
REQUIRED SECURITY CLEARANCE:
Applicant must meet one of three security clearance criteria: 1) have and active SECRET clearance; 2) have SECRET eligibility based on a previous access debrief date within the last two years; or, 3) accept an offer based on a contingency that they must be able to obtain Interim SECRET clearance within 45 days from date of the offer. External Referral Eligible