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Job #: R-00008329
Location: Alexandria, VA
Category: Policy Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Requisition:

Scientist/Operations Research Analyst

Job Description:

Job Description

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 Scientist or operation Research Analyst to assist CAPE in their mission to provide quality, data driven analysis and alternatives to senior decision makers within the DoD.  The applicant filling this position 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 data sets is also desired.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide Analytic support grounded in sound scientific an engineering principles to OSD CAPE.
  • Develop computer simulation models from First Principals Science.
  • Develop scripted briefings for the client as needed.
  • Analyze and interpret data from multiple sources.
  • The ability to work in a multi-contractor environment within the customer’s secure facility in Alexandria, VA.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must have a Master’s Degree in the Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Mathematics, or Computer Science and 8+ years or experience OR A Ph.D. in Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Mathematics, or Computer Science the and 3+ years of experience.
  • Must have an active Interim Top Secret clearance upon hire.
  • Must be able to obtain a Top Secret Clearance.
  • Must have 3+ Years of 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, Sensor Analysis, Aerodynamic Simulation development

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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.
  • A Ph.D. in the Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Engineering, or a closely related discipline is strongly preferred.
  • Computer programming skills (Visual Basic, FORTRAN, C, Matlab), especially as applied to computer modeling and simulation are a plus.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Policy Analysis

1000

Defense

Leidos

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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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