Leidos is preparing to help the Air Force solve some of their most challenging problems by providing fast paced innovative development planning and experimentation campaigns to research solutions across the entire space of doctrine, organization, training, material, leadership & education, personnel, facilities and policy (DOTMLPF-P). Work in our state of the art highly collaborative environment will include operational and systems analysis via modeling, simulation, table top exercises, war games, red team analysis, prototyping, experimentation, and demonstration. Alternative solutions for technical and mission areas such as autonomy, position, navigation and timing (PNT), cockpit situational awareness, personnel recovery, adaptive basing, counter directed energy weapons, ISR, and electronic warfare/electronic spectrum, will be evaluated. These evaluations will inform AF leaders where to make force changes and apply their limited resources to fill known capability gaps. We are seeking Operations Research and Systems Analysts (ORSA's) to support this with rational, systematic, science-based techniques, advanced analytical methods, and critical thinking to inform and improve collaborative decision-making.
- Analyze and baseline current US Air Force capabilities in given areas and define and communicate technology gaps in need of solutions
- Support experiment campaign design with Concept of Operations (CONOPS) and Concept of Employment (CONEMP) analysis, solution analysis, parametric cost analysis, and solution viability analysis
- Provide post-experiment analysis, and provide experiment campaign progress, effectiveness, and recommendations to senior leadership.
- Develop threat, risk and mitigation models, and determine capability gap risks and experiment campaign risks.
- Research and optimize learning and data flows within and outside of the experiment campaigns
- Challenge both the team and decision makers to ensure they understand the implications of their approach and recommended solutions.
- Coach and mentor more junior members of the ORSA team and provide guidance to resolve complex trade-off analysis.
- Identify hidden issues and unclear requirements.
- Experience in operations research systems analysis or a related field, and a Bachelor's degree in an applicable (for example, math, science, computers, engineering) field.
- A working knowledge of ORSA concepts, analytic techniques, and methodologies such as mathematical modeling, statistical analysis, mathematical optimization, simulation, stochastic-process models, expert systems, and decision analysis
- Can apply the appropriate modeling and analysis techniques given a problem.
- Ability to communicate well with internal and client project team members.
- Masters degree in relevant technical domain
- Current Secret or higher security clearance
- Working experience with systems engineering development methods
- Experience in modeling and simulation technologies and principles
- Software integration experience
Ability to lead small teams of staff with diverse technical disciplines