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Job #: R-00017521
Location: Eglin Air Force Base, FL
Category: Policy Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense


Job Requisition:

JDAT Research Scientist

Job Description:

Develops and implements experimentation plans and methodologies to support the assessment of C2 systems and associated procedures.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supports event planning and execution with the following analytical expertise:
    • Technology and assessment methodology research
    • Analysis and data collection plan development
    • Data collection, reduction, and validation
    • Qualitative and quantitative analysis
    • Report writing
  • Communicates with internal project subject matter experts, JDAT government representatives, and external JDAT customers to influence event plans and execution
  • Communicates assessment results to project stakeholders

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Masters and 2 years related experience or Bachelors and 4 years of related experience or Associates and 6 years of related experience.
  • Experience in one or more of the following functional areas:
    • Statistical test design
    • Measures development
    • Qualitative and quantitative analysis
    • Other operations research methods
  • Microsoft Office tools experience

Additional Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of C2 systems and associated TTPs in one or more of the following areas:
    • Air Operations, Ground Operations
    • Joint Fires, Joint Close Air Support, ISR
    • Integrated Air & Missile Defense, Counter Unmanned Aircraft Systems
    • Cyberspace
  • Analytical experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Computer coding/scripting for analysis
    • SQL database queries

External referral eligible

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Policy Analysis



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