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Alion Science and Technology

Principal Military Analyst -INDOPACOM (MV) - 38213

Honolulu, HI

Job Description

Position Summary
Alion/Huntington Ingalls Industries is seeking a Military Analyst Principal to support United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) operations in Honolulu, HI.
Specifically, the candidate will use the scientific method to support the Operational Research Team in executing quantitative and qualitative operational research to identify potential improvements to U.S. plans and policies.

The candidate will work as an integral part of the team developing realistic operational scenarios, supporting high-fidelity, campaign-level modeling and simulation (M&S), leading seminars with subject matter experts and military planners, utilizing various analytical methods to produce in-depth findings, and presenting these findings to high-level stakeholders.

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Duties: The candidate will perform a wide range of tasks to support the Principal Operational Research Analyst, including:
  • Mine data for utilization by M&S subject matter experts
  • Design research using the Scientific Method
  • Develop realistic operational scenarios on which to base research
  • Support and utilize quantitative research by M&S subject matter experts
  • Conduct qualitative research using the Socratic Method with a variety of subject matter experts
  • Conduct analyses to identify potential improvements in U.S. plans and policies
  • Present findings to a variety of planners and senior leaders

Required Qualifications:
  • B.S. degree or higher in Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Applied Math, or other relevant field (MS or PhD preferred) with extensive experience
  • Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen per the classified nature of the job
  • A Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility is required at employment. A candidate with an active TS/SCI is highly desirable.
  • The candidate must reside or be willing to re-locate to Oahu, HI
  • The candidate must be able to travel roughly 10%

Preferred Skills:
  • Graduation from Service Advanced Studies Group School (e.g., SAMS, SAW, MAWS, SAASS, JAWS)
  • Extensive experience in military joint operational planning at the campaign and/or theater-strategic level
  • Extensive experience in military operations and/or operational planning in the USINDOPACOM Theater
  • Operations research experience
  • Familiarity with research methodologies such as the Scientific Method and Socratic Method
  • Experience utilizing Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis (MS&A) system outputs
  • Wargaming experience at the campaign/theater-strategic level
  • Familiarity with Behavioral Science-related fields (e.g., Decision Theory, Behavioral Economics, etc.)

Professional Skills:
  • Aptitude for innovation and creative problem solving
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong team player with the ability to collaborate, take initiative, and work well independently
  • Ability to present highly complex material to senior leaders and subject matter experts





Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info
Telework - Not Eligible

Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee's talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength .

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information. U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

Covid Notice

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

Job ID: Alion-Ki05fjhAhJs2
Employment Type: Other