Join us and help prevent Weapon of Mass Destruction (WMD) attacks.&; Our clients rely on our expertise to identify gaps in defensive capabilities, assess risks, and implement improvements.&; We have an immediate opening in the Washington, D.C. area for the right candidate.&; Successful candidates will work on a dynamic team comprised of contract employees and highly engaged client representatives to meet fast-paced project requirements and provide end-user support. Analysts on the team will assist in performing analyses including: system architecture analysis, comparative systems analysis, trade-off studies, quantitative risk analysis, cost-benefit analysis, and decision analysis.&;
Support functions include:&;&;
Assist in the development of analytic studies and products including, but not limited to, gap analyses, operational requirements documentation, system performance metrics and assessments, trade-off studies, and cost-benefit analyses.
Facilitate large and diverse groups of stakeholders (e.g., law enforcement, intelligence, technical, policy, and federal/state/local authorities) to inform the development of analytic products.
Provide recommendations on, and technical assessments of, homeland security technologies and applications within the aviation, terrestrial, and maritime operational environments.
Present technical findings and recommendations to senior government management and non-technical audiences.
Attend Integrated Product Team (IPT) meetings, Working Groups (WG), technical interchange meetings, workshops, conferences, and in-process reviews as directed.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Active DoD Secret security clearance and clearable to Top Secret (active Top Secret preferred) – requires US citizenship; ability to obtain Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Suitability
Candidates shall have approximately 5-7 years of relevant professional experience in a highly analytical field of study such as: operations research, engineering, applied mathematics, or related field.
Bachelor’s degree (B.S. preferred) and 7 years professional experience, or&;Master’s degree (M.S. preferred) and 5 years professional experience.
Superior interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.
Develop briefing materials and write reports to communicate concepts and analysis results to client and end users.
Ability to work in a dynamic team environment and perform assigned tasks with minimal guidance.
High proficiency with Microsoft Office Programs especially Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
Review available data, translate information requests into analysis criteria based on available data, conduct analysis using MS Excel or other software, and correctly interpret results.
Analyze datasets to generate descriptive statistics and perform statistical analysis to identify trends and anomalies in data.
Understand risk concepts including likelihood, probability, frequency, threat, vulnerability, and consequence for terrorism and non-terrorism events.
Technical knowledge in any or all CWMD domains, including Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) weapons.
Experience providing analytical support to projects focused on enhancing the operational capabilities of stakeholders within the homeland security community and/or the CBRN community at the federal, state and local levels.
General understanding of government acquisition, systems engineering processes or strategic/operational planning.
Familiarity with a select combination of the following: CONOPS design or analysis, measures of effectiveness/measures of performance, comparative analysis, trade-off studies, and training/exercises.
Experience with risk or architecture modeling and analysis.
Experience with architecture frameworks including DODAF.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.&; We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.