Albuquerque, New Mexico

Job Description

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.
  • Participate 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. 
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • 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.

Requirements:

Operations Research analysts must have expertise in:

  • 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


Security Clearance: None

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Alion Science and Technology Corporation is an employee-owned technology solutions company delivering technical expertise and operational support to the Department of Defense, civilian government agencies and commercial customers.

Alion was formed in December 2002 when approximately 1600 employees of the IIT Research Institute (IITRI), founded in 1936, purchased substantially all of the assets of IITRI creating a 100% ESOP-owned company. Each Alion employee has a personal stake in ensuring the collective success of the company.

We are committed to maintaining the highest standards. Several Alion locations are ISO 9001:2008 certified and we maintain a CMMI Level 3-appraised development facility, which employs robust, flexible and scalable processes to produce elegant, yet practical solutions.

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