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Job #: R-00016891
Location: Greenwood Village, CO
Category: Policy Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense


Job Requisition:

Sr. Operations Research Analyst

Job Description:

Job Summary
Candidate will conduct research and analysis that employs a combination of advanced operations research methods in the study of complex and national security issues. Conduct research and analysis; prepare briefings and technical reports, brief DoD and IC customers on research and findings. Interact with Government personnel in meetings and seminars.
Primary Responsibilities

Conduct technical research and analysis; prepare briefings and technical reports, brief DoD and IC customers on research and findings. Interact with Government personnel in meetings and seminars. Provide Subject Matter expertise (SME) for matters involving military operations in the PACOM AOR.

-Masters Degree in Operations Research AND Twenty plus (20+) years military experience.
-Knowledgeable of day-to-day military regional operations within DoD; specifically, experience in the Pacific area of operations.
-Able to apply operations research to analyze a variety of national security topics. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
-Ability to work independently, as well as part of a diverse team of highly trained technical analysts.
-Strong career interest in national security studies.
-Excellent analytic, research, and writing skills required to provide technical and non-technical material.
-Comfortable in preparing and delivering detailed, oral presentations derived from research and analysis to senior DOD officials.
Job is located in Greenwood Village, Colorado
Preferred Qualifications .

-Military command-level operational background.

-Understanding of regional issues from military planning and operational perspective.
-Prior exposure to the existing team of Leidos technical specialists.
-Ability to use Mathcad, Mathematica or similar advanced mathematical modeling software.
-Work experience as Attaché/FAO at USDAO, US Embassy, China, Japan or Asian/Pacific locations.

Security Clearance Information:
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

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Policy Analysis



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