Senior M&S Analyst

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, is located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is seeking an senior M&S Analyst.

Job Summary: Analysis, evaluation, and modeling of communications system performance supporting strategic and national command and control missions in peacetime and stressed (wartime) scenarios. Document results in reports/briefings and present results to various military commands.

Duties (Listed in order of importance with the estimated amount of time spent at each task):

  1. Analyze and evaluate current and recent past performance of designated communications systems. Compare this data to appropriate operational requirements. Identify performance gaps. Provide detailed, prioritized recommendations to enhance system performance. (35%)
  2. Analyze statistical data representing the performance of communications systems. Develop, set up, and run study scenarios using computer simulations and available data. (35%)
  3. Document analysis results in formal reports, brief results to various military commands. (30%)
Note: This job summary and listing of duties is for the purpose of describing the position and its essential functions at time of hire and may change over time.
Required Qualifications:

PhD in Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, EE or related field with 10-20 years professional experience. Experience includes a strong Modeling and Simulation background with statistical analysis. Good problem solving skills and oral / written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and across a multi-organizational team. Position requires an ability to obtain a TS clearance.

Desired Qualifications:

Military operational communications systems analysis experience and computer programming skills (familiarity with UNIX, LINUX, MATLAB, C, C , FORTRAN, and Java). Knowledge of computer network modeling and attack analysis. Active TS Clearance.

Special Working Conditions: Limited travel required.

Security: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.

Benefits: APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Acts of 1972, as well as other applicable laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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