Operations Research Analyst

DCS Corp
Alexandria, VA
Jun 20, 2021
Jul 01, 2021
Full Time
Infoscitex, a DCS 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. Infoscitex is seeking an experienced 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 technologies research and military utility analysis in Alexandria, VA, having opportunities to work in a dynamic environment, with state of the art simulation technologies, simulation integration experts, and military Subject Matter Experts (SME). This work focuses on conducting capability assessments for emerging technologies, DOD force structure, and ensuring related tools and methodologies are suitable for DoD Decision Support Systems.

Essential Job Functions:

As this Operations Research (OR) Analyst, you could expect to:

Collaborate with Principal Investigators and customer stakeholders to identify study requirements and develop relevant technical approaches

Manage and contribute to the development and execution of MS&A study plans

Collaborate with subject matter experts 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

Ensure application of MS&A best practices for all analysis efforts

Some intermittent short term travel may be requested


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 12 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 Secret level U.S. DoD security clearance.

Ability to apply leading-edge OR principles, theories, and concepts to study tasks.

Ability to solve highly-complex OR problems.

Excellent written and verbal English communications skills.

Experience with engagement, mission, or campaign level simulation environments.

Ability to apply the scientific method to diverse MS&A efforts.

Scripting or Programming experience.

Ability to work well in team environments.

Ability to travel, if needed.

A lthough not firm requirements for consideration, we feel an ideal candidate may bring the following:

MS or PhD in Engineering, Science, Mathematics, or related technical discipline.

Active U.S. DoD security clearance, Secret or higher.

Knowledge and experience with Modeling & Simulation (M&S) environments (constructive and virtual) and/or Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis (MS&A) concepts.

Familiarity with modern military systems, both foreign and domestic.

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