The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for an Operations Research Analyst (ORSA) to work at a government facility in Reston, Virginia. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience assisting DTRA-OI-OA Focused Support Decisive Action program in its mission to counter improvised threats. You will provide support to our the client, and forward deployed units, focused on countering improvised threats and the networks that finance, build or employ such threats. Duties will include taking structured and unstructured data and distilling the information into a cohesive analytical product for the senior military audience. You will execute your mission through integration of data from diverse intelligence disciplines, including SIGINT, MASINT, GEOINT, IMINT, and HUMINT to illuminate entities and networks of interest, supporting both conventional and other forces CONUS and OCONUS.
Your expertise will support multi intelligence teams, social analytical teams, and special operations analytical teams and include actionable insight reporting based on data driven analysis of operations. You will provide the subject matter expertise that is highly skilled at data mining, statistical analysis, causal analysis, and geospatial analysis. You will analyze unit operations through Operations Research techniques, produce trends assessments and analysis, C-IED analytical products and provide information to the government client regarding the effectiveness of the client initiatives.
Your work will result in relevant and timely analytical support to a range of deployed units including Regional Command, Division Support elements, US Brigade Combat Teams, regimental Combat Teams, Counter-Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) Support Teams, Special Operations organizations, Coalition Units, Security Force Assistance and Advisory Teams (SFAATs), Provisional reconstruction Battalions, and Global Response Forces.
You will support C-IED/Counter-Improvised Threat efforts in a current theater of operations, developing pattern analysis methods formulation of recommendations to operational commanders. You will additionally facilitate data transfer from theater to CONUS, support units in mission training events, readiness exercises, and pre-deployment rehearsals.
• Eight years of experience conducting Operations Research. Three years with a master’s degree.
• Experience in mathematics and statistics.
• Current Top Secret/Specialized Compartmented Information Security Clearance.
• The ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
• Bachelor’s degree in a technical field.
• 13 years of experience conducting operations analysis in support of DoD, CCMDs or Services as military, government and/or contractor support.
• Master’s degree in one of the following disciplines: Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Statistics
• Experience with SAS, Python, ArcGIS, and Palantir.
• Relevant deployment experience in a combat theater.
• Experience with C-IED techniques, tactics and procedures.
• Experience with Counter-small Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-sUAV).
• Be medically deployable and willing to deploy to OCONUS theaters of operation to provide ORSA support to forward units.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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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