Alexandria, Virginia

For over 40 years, LinQuest has been a leader in space systems technology solutions for U.S. defense and intelligence communities.

We are seeking an Operations Analyst (Deputy Study Lead) to join our growing team in Alexandria, VA. In this role, you will serve as the senior analytic member of a team of analysts, engineers and modelers conducting Mission Engineering studies for OUSD R&E. The team constructs, manages, and conducts discrete mission engineering and analysis study tasks to evaluate the efficacy of legacy architectures and new technologies and capabilities applied in new mission concepts of employment to meet evolving joint mission objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Support the Office of the Undersecretary for Defense for Research and Engineering Mission Integration Division (OUSD(R&E)) mission engineering, analysis, and integration expertise to produce objective insights and analytic justification to inform future technology and capability investment decisions within the Planning, Programming, and Budgeting Execution (PPBE) process and aid in the prioritization, alignment and validation of requirements within Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) to deliver modernized capabilities that enable an all domain joint force aligned with future Joint Warfighting Concepts.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelors in a recognized engineering discipline that is relevant.
• Minimum of 10 years relevant experience
• Experience interfacing with Joint Staff, Services, and warfighters to coordinate engineering and analysis needs and analytic results.
Clearance: Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing system solutions to complex and challenging DoD problems.
  • Experience planning and executing complex mission and systems analysis efforts.
  • Experience conducting systems engineering tasks including Technology Analysis and Assessment, System Definition, Systems Analysis, Systems Architecture development and architecture products, and Logistics support of Department of Defense (DoD) systems.
  • Expert in assessing threat kill chains operations and identifying exploitable vulnerabilities, analyzing mission threads and blue force system kill chains to identify capability gaps and solutions, developing system models, constructing and executing simulation and analysis plans, conducting trade studies and sensitivity analysis, interpreting and synthesizing results and translating them into concise and comprehensive artifacts for documenting and communicating to multiple audiences.
  • Experience leading teams in the planning and execution of complex mission and system analysis efforts.

Alexandria, Virginia

LinQuest delivers performance excellence across the Air, Land, Sea, Space, and Cyberspace domains. We provide highly valued, state-of-the-art and cost effective technical solutions to the U.S. government, civil and commercial customers. LinQuest's services and products span the engineering, testing, operation and sustainment of critical capabilities and programs ranging from intricate systems and architectures to highly complex enterprises comprised of families of systems. LinQuest integrates technical and operational domain expertise with process discipline and delivers superior performance across the life cycle of programs.