Operations Research Analyst 5
Albuquerque, NM 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Requisition Number:16229

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type:Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week:40

Security Clearance:Ability to Obtain

Level of Experience:Mid

Job Description
The focus of this work is assessing problems and solutions in space and multi-domain operations. Job functions include leading analysts in and personally doing the following:
  • Assessing the space enterprise's effectiveness against threats, identifying capability gaps, recommending, and assessing mitigation activities
  • Assessing the impact of doctrine, new technologies and or new CONOPS on the effectiveness of the space enterprise
  • Analyzing and providing recommendations on issues dealing with disciplines such as military command control and communications, electronic warfare, weapon systems, contingency operations, Rules of Engagement, Military Tactics Techniques and Procedures (MTTP), force planning, and training exercises
  • Coordinating with user community representatives throughout all phases of development concerning requirements definition, clarification, prioritization, and alternatives
  • Analyzing the conduct and results of operational user training, military maneuvers or simulated wartime operations undertaken to main the capabilities of a force
  • Comparing, analyzing, and evaluating the relative merits of program designs and alternatives
  • Applying emerging doctrine and tactics, whether detailed in formal doctrinal changes or emanating from Advanced Warfighting Experiments (AWEs), Advanced Technology Demonstrations (ATDs), or Force XXI activities, to system design and development

Essential Job Responsibilities

As the Operations Research Analyst 5, you will serve as the Lead Analyst to create and conduct studies and analyses relevant to space superiority and multi-domain operations; you will oversee the development of tactics, techniques, and procedures to advance the creation of tools supporting Space Domain Awareness and Space Control Analytics. Your daily activity involves gathering data to run experimental simulations while using analytics to define problem sets. In addition, you will be responsible for light-weight development and translating trusted government agents needs to a definable problem set for software engineers.

On Site - Kirtland AFB, Albuquerque, NM

Government customers for the program are primarily located in Colorado Springs, Omaha, Albuquerque, Dayton, and the National Capital Region. While this position is at Kirtland AFB, NM, the Analyst may have to travel to support specific program events or activities.

  • Work with enterprise operational, acquisition, and RDT&E communities to understand and articulate problems.
  • Lead team to frame problems and perform analysis in advanced simulation environments such as AFSIM.
  • Manage daily workflow in GitLab for team of engineers.
  • Collaborate with different organizations and teams associated with project.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Extensive knowledge of US DoD and IC space enterprise.
  • 15 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field (STEMdegree preferred); 13 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; 10 years relevant experience with PhD or Professional Doctorate in related field.
  • Experience in analyzing DoD space control operations.
  • Experience using statistical analysis tools that enable identification of key parameters, and key values of key parameters (e.g., R, Dakota, Galaxy).
  • Experience in multi-domain operations.
  • Competent in Python.
  • TS/SCI eligible. Background investigation within the last 5 years or in continuous monitoring is desired.
Preferred Requirements
  • Strong skills in problem solving.
  • Strong skills in strategic and analytic thinking.
  • Able to work in team environment.
  • Knowledge in Agile, DevOps, and DevSecOps methodologies, practices, and culture
  • Strong knowledge of software development tools like GitLab
  • Active U.S. Secret Clearance

This opportunity resides with Cyber & Electronic Warfare, a business group within HII's Mission Technologies division. HII works within our nation's intelligence and cyber operations communities to defend our interests in cyberspace. Our deep expertise in network architecture, software and hardware development, cybersecurity and the electromagnetic environment uniquely enables us to support sensitive missions for federal agency partners.

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII's skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: .

HII is committed to cultivating an inclusive company culture to promote collaboration and enhance creativity by hiring a diverse work force. HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Required Experience
15+ years
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