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Mission Engineering Operations Analyst (Maritime SME)

Location: Alexandria, Virginia Categories: Engineering Req ID: 2022-7003 Potential to Telecommute: Hybrid

Job Description

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Why is MTSI known as a Great Place to Work?

  • Interesting Work:  Our co-workers support some of the most important and critical programs to our national defense and security.  
  • Values: Our first core value is that employees come first.  We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry. 
  • 100% Employee Ownership: we have a stake in each other's success, and the success of our customers.  It's also nice to know what's going on across the company; we have company wide town-hall meetings three times a year.  
  • Great Benefits: 
    • 20 days PTO/year + 10 holidays/year
    • Flexible schedules
    • 6% 401k match with immediate vesting
    • Semi-annual bonus eligibility (July and December)
    • Company funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - a separate qualified retirement account
    • Up to $10,000 in annual tuition reimbursement
    • Other company funded benefits
    • Optional zero deductible Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance plan
  • Track Record of Success:  We have grown every year since our founding in 1993

For additional company information, please visit: www.mtsi-va.com

Responsibilities:

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.  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. 

Employee will serve as the senior operations analyst on a team of analysts, engineers and modelers conducting Mission Engineering studies for OUSD R&E in accordance with the Mission Engineering Guide. (https://ac.cto.mil/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/MEG-v40_20201130_shm.pdf).

In this role, he/she will assist in developing the study plan, identifying needed resources (personnel, modeling tools, etc.), socializing the study with stakeholders, executing the study, and authoring the study final report. Employee will serve as the maritime operations SME for the Mission Threat Engineering Division, where he/she will liaise with combatant commands, service research labs, program offices, and planners to gather data to support modeling and simulation of Red, Blue and Green systems and CONOPs. 

Qualifications:

Required:

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum of 10 years relevant experience

Clearance: Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility.

Desired:

Master’s Degree in Operation Research; or, possess certificate from Professional Military Education relevant to Military Training and/or Military Planning

15 years operational experience

Naval Weapons Tactics Instructor Certification or equivalent

Experience planning and orchestrating Naval Surface Warfare Operations

Experience working in the Joint Staff

Experience analyzing system solutions to complex and challenging DoD problems.

Experience defining operational problems within the fighting forces and using statistical analysis, simulations, predictive modeling, or other methods to analyze it and develop practical solutions.

Experience developing and executing analysis and study plans that address complex problems, examine trade-offs and sensitivities, and produce data and information rich products and artifacts.

Expertise in Joint Force design, development and application, operational constraints, concepts of operations, concepts of employment, development and execution of CCMD operation plans, threat tactics and responses, logistics approaches.

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Opportunities at MTSI

MTSI maintains an outstanding work environment that includes competitive compensation, outstanding benefits, the opportunity to be an employee-owner, and challenging work assignments with significant opportunities for advancement/career growth. To be considered for employment opportunities at MTSI, you must complete an online application.

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