Operations Research Analyst Researcher II / Sr. Researcher - ACL

Atlanta, GA 30303
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The Advanced Concepts Laboratory (ACL) at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is seeking an experienced Operations Research Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia to work in the Systems Analysis Branch (SAB) of the Advanced Concepts Laboratory (ACL). The mission of ACL's Systems Analysis Branch (SAB) is to apply systems engineering and decision analysis to real world systems supporting national defense. SAB evaluates systems in operational environments and system of systems interactions. SAB applies systems engineering processes, techniques and tools as well as performing analysis of alternative and tradespace exploration. This work is both quantitative and qualitative.

The person in this position will apply scientific, engineering and mathematical concepts to perform critical analysis of defense systems and systems of systems. This is multi-disciplinary work that includes technical, economic and operational concerns and focuses on both near-term and future scenarios.

SAB research scientist work on a variety of tasks, varying from project to project and depending on the individual's skills and interests. Opportunity is provided to grow through learning experiences at work. The types of tasks include:

  • Analysis of alternatives
  • Systems of systems interactions evaluation
  • Systems performance evaluation
  • Requirements analysis
  • Risk assessments
  • Trade space exploration
  • Evaluation of test results
  • System performance prediction

Travel Requirements

10% - 25% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist II

  • A Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Aerospace Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering or a related discipline and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Aerospace Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering or a related discipline and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Aerospace Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering or a related discipline.

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist

  • A Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Aerospace Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering or a related discipline and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Aerospace Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering or a related discipline and nine (9) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Aerospace Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering or a related discipline and four (4) years of relevant full time experience.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Excellent analytical skills, including numerical modeling, statistical computing and scripting skills
  • At least 4 years experience practicing operations analysis on complex, real-world problems
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, are critical as work often informs decisions at the top-levels of the military and intelligence communities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Existing TS/SCI clearance
  • Experience using Matlab (TM)
  • Experience or expertise in one or more of the following: (1) aerospace systems, (2) EO/IR or radar for air and ground based applications, (3) electronic warfare techniques, (4) current and future kill chains, and (5) intelligence gathering and analysis.

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Ability to obtain a Top Secret Clearance upon hire

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institutes mission of solving the worlds most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.

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