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Operations Analysis SME (Study Lead / Deputy Study Lead)

Location: Alexandria, Virginia Categories: Engineering Req ID: 2022-7005 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 analytic member of 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.

Qualifications:

Required:

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.

Desired:

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.

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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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