Albuquerque, New Mexico

Job Description

Alion Science and Technology is searching for a Senior Operations Research Analyst.

As a Subject Matter Expert in a space-related field, analyzes actual and predictable interacting operational activities of complex military systems to obtain a quantitative, rational basis for decision-making.  Utilizes complex modeling and simulation and measuring techniques, mathematics, statistical methods, engineering methods, operational mathematics techniques, and other principles and laws of scientific disciplines.

Job Duties:

  • Provide integral support in the requirements determination, conceptualization, design, development, verification and validation, and documentation of modeling and simulation based decision support system applications. 
  • Utilize advanced knowledge of modeling and measuring techniques, mathematics, statistical methods, engineering methods, operational mathematics techniques, and other principles and laws of scientific and economic disciplines in determining solutions. Participates in testing and implementation and recommends solutions to problems identified. 
  • Much of this effort particularly consists of the use of the Advanced Framework for Simulation, Integration, and Modeling (AFSIM) suite of tools, which is a mission level modeling environment. 
  • AFSIM is open government rights and distributable throughout DoD. 
  • AFSIM provides the environment to develop both constructive and virtual simulations. 
  • Part of this work includes development/incorporation of space capabilities into the AFSIM engine and collective through code, libraries, plugins, or script functions. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, operations research or a related field plus 10 or more years of related operations research experience.
  • Education and work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience in the following:
    • Data analysis
      • Presentation, Trends, Sensitivity Analysis
    • Statistical analysis
      • Probability Distributions, Confidence, Hypothesis Testing, ANOVA, regression
    • Optimization
      • Linear, Non-Linear, Discrete, Networks, Assignment Problems, DOE, CONOPS
    • Modeling
      • Spreadsheet, Mathematical, Queuing, Computer Models, Combat Modeling
    • Decision making
      • Decision trees, Bayesian networks, Game Theory, War-gaming
    • Search theory and detection

Active Top Secret with SCI eligibility is required on first day of employment

Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info
Telework - Not Eligible

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides mission-critical national security solutions to government and commercial customers worldwide. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs about 44,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

  • Builder of the most complex ships in the world for 135 years at Newport News, and 82 years at Ingalls.
  • Sole builder of U.S. Navy aircraft carriers, the world’s largest warships, and one of two builders constructing nuclear-powered submarines.
  • Exclusive provider of refueling services for nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, at the forefront of new ship technologies, specialized manufacturing capabilities and nuclear facility management.
  • Largest industrial employer in Virginia and Mississippi, and an employer in Louisiana and Alabama.
  • Largest supplier of U.S. Navy surface combatants—has built more than 70 percent of Navy fleet of warships.
  • Builder-of-record for Aegis DDG 51 class of guided missile destroyers.
  • Builder of record for the LHA 6 class large-deck amphibious ships and the sole builder of the Navy’s newest fleet of the San Antonio (LPD 17) class amphibious assault ships.
  • Builder-of-record for the flagship of the U.S. Coast Guard – the National Security Cutter.
  • Provider of mission critical and practical solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide through Technical Solutions.
  • Provider of advanced unmanned maritime solutions for defense, marine research and commercial applications
  • Next-generation enterprise IT and C51SR
  • Management and operations of Department of Energy nuclear sites
  • Fleet sustainment
  • Employs more than 6,800 engineers and designers.

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