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Senior/Principal Operations Research Analyst - ACL

Atlanta, GA 30303

Job Description

GTRIs Signals and Systems Division (SASD) in the Advanced Concepts Laboratory (ACL) seeks qualified candidates for the position of a Senior/Principal Level Operations Analyst. This position involves applying operations research and analysis techniques to solve challenging real-world problems related to national defense. SASD engages in research in advanced threat analysis, operational employment concepts, advanced EM spectrum management, test and evaluation, and knowledge management primarily through the application of modeling and simulation.

The Systems Analysis Branch (SAB) research scientists work on a variety of tasks, varying from project to project and depending on the individual's skills and interests. Opportunity is provided to grow through learning experiences at work. The types of tasks include:

  • Analysis of alternatives
  • Systems of systems interactions evaluation
  • Systems performance evaluation
  • Requirements analysis
  • Risk assessments
  • Trade space exploration
  • Evaluation of test results
  • System performance prediction

Job Duties:

This position will lead technical tasks and apply scientific, engineering and mathematical concepts to perform critical analysis of defense systems and systems of systems. This is multi-disciplinary work that includes technical, economic and operational concerns and focuses on both near-term and future scenarios. We work in both small (3-4 people) and large (20+) teams and collaborate extensively inside and outside of SAB.

Travel Requirements

10% - 25% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist

  • A Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Aerospace Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering or related field of study and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Aerospace Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering or related field of study and nine (9) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Aerospace Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering or related field of study and four (4) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor's degree.

Principal Research Engineer/Scientist

  • A Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Aerospace Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering or related field of study and eleven (11) years of relevant full-time experience, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Aerospace Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering or related field of study and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 4 years experience practicing operations analysis on complex, real-world problems.
  • Qualified candidates will have extensive experience in advanced quantitative analysis of systems and operations.
  • Excellent technical skills, including numerical modeling, statistical computing and scripting skills,
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, are critical as work often informs thinking at the top-levels of the military and intelligence communities.
  • Strong analytical skills are required.
  • Written and oral communication skills are important.
  • Candidates should have comfort in both defining and solving difficult problems.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Existing TS/SCI clearance
  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Aerospace Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Analytics or related discipline
  • Experience using Matlab (TM)
  • Experience or expertise in one or more of the following:
    • Aerospace systems,
    • EO/IR or radar for air and ground-based applications,
    • Electronic warfare techniques,
    • Current and future kill chains, and
    • Intelligence gathering and analysis.

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Ability to obtain Top Secret Clearance

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institutes mission of solving the worlds most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.

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Posted: 2020-07-31 Expires: 2020-08-30

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