Operations Research Analyst III

Computer, Information Technology
Fort Meade, MD, United States
Posted 3 weeks ago

KaRDS Cyber Solutions, LLC (KaRDS) is a growing Veteran – Owned Small Business (VOSB) that holds its initial focus on defense. KaRDS, founded in 2010, is a reliable professional consulting organization focusing its efforts on bringing high quality information assurance, cyber operations, systems engineering, curricular development, program management and acquisition support.

Provide operations research analysis support for intelligence, cyberspace operations, contingency operations, and operational-level planning, joint and multilateral training exercises, and strategic engagement policy

  • – Analyzes actual and predictable, interacting, operational activities of systems to obtain a quantitative, rational basis for decision-making through the application of logic and scientific or economic disciplines and techniques
  • – Devises modeling and measuring techniques, and utilizes mathematics, statistical methods, engineering methods, operational mathematics techniques (linear programming, game theory, probability theory, symbolic language, etc.) and other principles and laws of scientific and economic disciplines to investigate complex issues, identify, and solve problems, and aid better decision making
  • – Applies and/or develops highly advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories, and concepts  to assist organizations in advancing performance and operating more efficiently
  • – Assists in addressing requirements and the evaluation of data assessment strategies: sampling, statistical analysis, evaluation, flow processing, and management assessment strategies
  • – Develops cost-benefit analysis, data collection, data analysis, risk analysis, simulation model execution, economic analysis, and operational effectiveness studies
  • – Delivers innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet changing business needs
  • – Assists in the planning of programs and recommends technological application programs to accomplish long-range objectives
  • – Possesses a thorough understanding of cyberspace doctrine, policies, operations, and organizations
  • – Possesses the ability to work with senior military and civilian leaders
  • – Exhibits an exceptional degree of ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness during the conduct of research and development and preparation of documents, briefings, and analyses which may include narrative, tabular, and graphic materials
  • – Interprets policies, procedures, standards, guidelines, and objectives and applies operations research principles and techniques to complex analytic needs
  • – Analyzes, reports, and develops recommendations on data related to complex operational metrics
  • – Often acts independently to uncover and resolve issues associated with the development and implementation of operational programs

Qualifications: (:Must meet the minimum qualifications determined by Labor category description)

An ACTIVE security clearance is required: TS/SCI with Polygraph :

  • – Minimum 15 years of experience as an Operations Research Analyst
  • – Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Operations Research, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline
  • – Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.
  • – Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • – Knowledge of DoD Cyber Strategy and USCYBERCOM Mission
  • – Working knowledge of Joint military organizational structure (J1, J2, J3, etc.)
  • – Knowledge of Joint Publications 3-0, 3-12 and 5-0 (Joint Operations, Cyberspace Operations and Joint Operations Planning) and Defense Readiness Reporting System
  • – Experience managing force readiness reporting and analyzing data to evaluate current operations and to inform future planning
  • – Experience developing assessment methodology and metrics for objectives and effects for Cyberspace Operational Planning Teams
  • – Experience with offensive and/or defensive cyberspace operations

Application Questions

  • Do you have a Public Trust Clearance (Y/N)?
  • Do you have a Secret Clearance (Y/N)?
  • Do you have a Top Secret Clearance (Y/N)?
  • Do you have a Top Secret Clearance with SCI (Sensitive Compartmented Information)?
  • Do you have a TS (Top secret) /TSI with Counter intelligence polygraph?
  • Do you have a TS/SCI w/ Full scope polygraph?

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