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Operations Research Analyst / Statistician


Bedford, MA
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MITRE is currently seeking an entry level Operations Research Analyst, Statistician, or Data Scientist to join our Operations Research department in Bedford, MA. In this position you will have the opportunity to work independently, or as a member of a technical team, interacting with high level sponsors. Apply advanced analytical and mathematical techniques to make difficult policy and acquisition decisions, to maximize operational effectiveness and efficiency, and achieve highest quality engineering solutions.

The successful candidate will:
Be passionate about applying operations research, statistics, and data analytics to real world problems.
Support the development and application of a variety of analytical models to sponsor challenges, with a willingness to adapt and learn.
Present results in an intuitive, actionable manner that can be understood by all sponsor audiences, regardless of technical expertise.


At least 1 years experience using the principles, concepts, methods and tools for conducting operations research, statistical analysis, or data analytic studies
Have experience in using tools and technique to do mathematical modeling, optimization, statistics, probability modeling, and simulation
Demonstrated ability to use at least one modern programming language, simulation, optimization, or business intelligence platform (e.g., SAS, R, MATLAB, Python, Java, CPLEX, iThink)
Ability to obtain a security clearance from the US Government.

Preferred Qualifications:
Three or more years experience working with/for agencies and/or departments of the US Government (e.g., FAA, DoD, DoE, DHS, Treasury, IRS); or
One or more years relevant professional experience with a technical MS degree or PhD.
Current Secret security clearance or suitability.