Infoscitex, a DCS company, is an employee owned organization with a reputation for agile and efficient development of technology solutions for U.S. Defense, Aerospace, Human Factors, and Security markets. We continue to provide innovative solutions with our multidisciplinary teams formed with exceptional employees. Infoscitex is seeking an Operations Research (OR) Analyst Intern to support extensive high visibility Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis (MS&A) efforts. As a member of our team, you will support aerospace technologies research in Dayton, OH, having opportunities to work in a dynamic environment, with state of the art simulation technologies, simulation integration experts, and military Subject Matter Experts (SME). This work focuses on conducting capability assessments for emerging aerospace technologies and ensuring related tools and methodologies are suitable for DoD Decision Support Systems.
Essential Job Functions:
As this Operations Research Analyst Intern, you could expect to:
Collaborate with study leads to understand study requirements and identify relevant tasking.
Collaborate with subject matter experts, such as pilots and technologists, to identify requirements for system implementation in models and simulations.
Coordinate with team members to contribute to execution of analysis of studies, analyze results, and prepare and present study findings.
Apply MS&A best practices for all analysis efforts.
Some intermittent short term travel may be requested.
Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.
At least partial completion of a BS degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics, or a related technical discipline and some related experience.
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information: eligible to attain a Secret level U.S. DoD security clearance.
Ability to apply basic Operations Research principles, theories, and concepts to study tasks.
Ability to contribute to solutions for Operations Research problems.
Excellent written and verbal English communications skills.
Ability to work with engagement, mission, or campaign level simulation environments.
Ability to apply the scientific method to diverse MS&A efforts.
Ability to work well in team environments.
Ability to travel, if needed.
An ideal candidate may bring the following attributes, although these are not firm requirements for consideration:
Active U.S. DOD security clearance.
Knowledge and experience with Modeling & Simulation (M&S) environments (constructive and virtual) and/or Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis (MS&A) concepts.
Strong probability and statistics skills.
Familiarity with modern military systems, both foreign and domestic.
Scripting or programming experience.