Operations Research Analyst

$57,079 - $97,191 yearly
  • The Resume Review - Recruiting Department
  • Saint Louis, MO, USA
  • Nov 15, 2021
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Job description
COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. As a federal contractor, IST is required to comply with Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Effective December 8, 2021, IST will require all newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated before their start date unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation.
This company is an employee owned organization with a reputation for agile and efficient development of technology solutions for U.S. Defense, Aerospace, Human Factors, and Security markets. We continue to provide innovative solutions with our multidisciplinary teams formed with exceptional employees.
This company is seeking an Operations Research (OR) Analyst to support extensive high visibility Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis (MS&A) efforts. As a member of our team, you will support aerospace technologies research in Saint Louis, MO, having opportunities to work in a dynamic environment, with state of the art simulation technologies, simulation integration experts, and military Subject Matter Experts (SME).
Essential job functions:
This work focuses on conducting capability assessments for emerging aerospace technologies and ensuring related tools and methodologies are suitable for DoD Decision Support Systems. As this Operations Research Analyst, you could expect to: Collaborate with study lead to understand study requirements and identify relevant tasking.
Collaborate with subject matter experts, such as pilots and technologists, to identify requirements for system implementation in models and simulations. Coordinate with team members to contribute to execution of analysis of studies, analyze results, and prepare and present study findings. Apply MS&A best practices for all analysis efforts.
Some intermittent short term travel may be requested. 
Required Skills:
Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required. At least a BS degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics, or a related technical discipline; and at least 2 years of related analysis experience. (We have multiple levels associated with this opportunity. Candidates with advanced degrees or varying experience may be considered for alternative classification.)Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information: eligible to attain a Top Secret level U.S. DoD security clearance.
Ability to apply basic Operations Research principles, theories, and concepts to study tasks.
Ability to solve Operations Research problems. Excellent written and verbal English communications skills.
Ability to work with engagement, mission, or campaign level simulation environments.
Ability to apply the scientific method to diverse MS&A efforts.
Ability to work well in team environments.
Ability to travel, if needed.
An ideal candidate may bring the following attributes, although these are not firm requirements for consideration: Active U.S. DOD security clearance. Experience using STK. Knowledge and experience with Modeling & Simulation (M&S) environments (constructive and virtual) and/or Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis (MS&A) concepts.
Background in probability or statistics.
Familiarity with space based capabilities and associated analysis.
Scripting or programming experience.