Operations Research Systems Analyst - Associate

Operations Research Systems Analyst ? Associate
This position is pending contract award\._ \
Jacobs is one of the world?s largest and most diverse providers of full\-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally\. The companyemploys over 74,000 people and operates in more than 40 countries around the world\.
Jacobs is looking for talented individuals to join our team for DISA's Joint Interoperability Test Command \(JITC\) supporting the upcoming Test, Evaluation, and Certification \(TEC\) contract\. We are seeking current/former incumbents who are/or have supported the current JITC T&E MSS IDIQ contract \(at Fort Huachuca, AZ and Fort Meade, MD\), as well as any candidates who have skill sets that can support the full spectrum of IT communication systems and software test and evaluation\.
Please be advised, this position may be assigned to one of Jacobs Sub\-Contractors_
Formulates and applies mathematical modeling, simulation, statistical design, and other optimizing methods using various software packages \(JMP, a family of statistical discovery products, is the current software tool of choice at JITC\) that have direct application to the T&E of IT/NSS\. Acts as an expert in the application of SBTD to T&E disciplines in order to provide valuable tactical, operational, and strategic information to senior leaders and decision\- makers of the system\. The resulting analysis and documented results often support resource allocation, optimal flow analysis of new technology into theater, and battlespace transition analysis\. Will routinely meet with JITC?s Command Section Technical Advisor and his own Senior Management to help ensure that JITC testing programs/projects have testing methodologies that have been considered for integration of various SBTD procedures and processes including DoE, various operations research techniques, statistical rigor, the use of NIST?s ACTS software tool designed for IT testing, and regression techniques\. Leads the incorporation of various SBTD techniques and DOE other statistical and analytical methods into C5ISR, AIS, and IT/NSS Test and Evaluation Master Plans and other various test\-planning documents\. Executes SBTD methodologies during various phases of T&E\. Analyzes and interprets SBTD results with respect to the overall system operational effectiveness and operational suitability\. Identifies, develops, and analyzes technical and operational metrics to quantify effectiveness of operations to support the objectives and effects outlined in the T&E plan, including task and effects assessments\. Assists test teams during test planning, test execution, data analysis, and formal report development\. Provides expertise for defining problems, developing the analysis plan, gathering and reviewing data, constructing the model\(s\), testing and evaluation, analyzing the results, developing insights, and documenting the results\.
Recommends and implements processes that support quantitative and qualitative analysis, as appropriate\. Formulates mathematical and/or simulation models of test problems in support of T&E of C5ISR, AIS, and IT/NSS, relating test constants and variables, restrictions, alternatives, constraints, assumptions, conflicting objectives, and numerical parameters\. Integrates system T&E information from various sources for efficient multi\-stage design, statistical modeling, and, as applicable, analyses including incorporation of applicable statistical confidence intervals and sample sizing into test methodologies\. Analyzes discrepancies in T&E service or performance and makes recommendation for test conduct updates\. Produces clear and concise data analysis and conducts trend analyses of various data\. Compiles reports, charts, and tables based on established statistical methods\.
Must be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field\. Relies on instructions and pre\-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job\. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment, however, a certain degree of creativity and latitude is required\. Works under general supervision\. Typically reports to a project leader, supervisor, or manager\. Must be adept at problem solving, identifying risk, and communicating results and recommendations\.
Requires a Bachelor?s degree in a relevant technical curriculum\.
Relevant technical degrees include ORSA or Applied Mathematics\.
Related certifications in the area of specialization may be substituted for 1 year of experience\. Examples of relevant Government or industry training include, but are not limited to, DAWIA T&E Level III certification, SPRDE Level III certification, CTEP certification, and applicable United States Federal or DoD school training and certification on a specific system, network, or technology\.
This position will require a security clearance at the Secret level or higher\.
Essential Functions:
Physical Requirements
Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time\. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen\. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner\. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required\.
Work Environment
An inside and outside environment \(considerations: closed quarters, close together, lighting\)\. Needs to be able to work well with co\-workers and all levels of management\. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions\.
Equipment and Machines
Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required\.
Core work hours will be between 9:00 a\.m\. ? 3:00 p\.m\. Monday \- Friday\. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings\. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines\. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements\.
Other Essential Functions
Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co\-workers\. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written\. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others\. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner\. Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required\. Travel to and from customer?s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects\. This may involve airline travel\. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary\. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion\.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer\. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law\. Jacobs is a background screening, drug\-free workplace\.
Primary Location United States\-Arizona\-Fort Huachuca
Req ID: SAL0001OU

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