Modeling, Simulation & Analysis - Operations Research Summer 2019 Internship - Military veterans preferred

2018-10-16
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Tucson
Arizona
United States

Are you curious by nature and always seeking the “why” of something?
Do you like to find the optimal answer to hard questions?
Do you like solving puzzles and finding data anomalies?

Raytheon’s engineers develop the next generation of defense technologies that support our military and protect our nation and our allies. We are the world’s leader in developing and manufacturing leading edge missile systems and defense solutions. We’re looking for engineers who enjoy solving complex problems and engaging in a dynamic team environment.
The efforts Operations Research and Analysis department resides in the Modeling Simulation and Analysis (MSA) Center at Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS). We are looking for system engineers to help our customers develop next generation weapon systems.We conduct the analysis in a scenario-driven environment to provide decision makers and war fighters the information they need to make data driven, informed decisions. Our department’s engineers are versatile, innovative, self-motivated and eager to learn.
Our Tucson, AZ, location has several openings available for Operations Research and Analysis engineers to join our team of engineering professionals, specifically for developing and implementing solutions in support of data analysis, concept of operations, military utility and weapon optimization as well as the development of complex systems throughout the development life cycle.Learn more and apply today!
Job Description and Key Tasks:
The Operations Analysis Intern will work within a multi-discipline team to develop and enhance weapon system concepts by using Operations Research tools and mathematical methods including, but not limited to, regression analysis, math programming (e.g., optimization), stochastic models and simulation studies. In doing so, the Operations Analysis Intern will be introduced to battlefield simulations; effectiveness, survivability and operational utility studies; and simulation and data analysis activities to support weapon system performance trades, cost effectiveness, survivability evaluations and competitive assessments.
The Operations Analysis Intern will be introduced to existing Government and company constructive simulations as well as develop smaller math models in MATLAB, Microsoft Excel, or programing languages such as C, C++, Python, Java, or Android.
The Operations Analysis Intern will support analysis to support weapon system design and trade studies, performance assessment studies and affordability studies from initial concept to fielded product and product improvement. Responsibilities also include supporting mission impact analyses, Analysis of Alternative studies and other analysis as required and to interface with senior personnel across RMS Program areas.
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Desired Experience & Skills:
Knowledge of the system engineering life-cycle model
Experience in the areas of data analysis and statistics especially dealing with large volumes of data
Required Education:

Working toward a Bachelors', Master's or PhD Degree from an ABET Accredited institution in one of the following fields: Operations Research, Math, Applied Math, Industrial Engineering, Physics, Aerospace or related discipline.
This position can be a Salary Grade ST02, Salary Grade ST03, Salary Grade ST04 or Salary Grade ST05 based on the candidate's qualifications as outlined below:

ST02 (Sophomore Technical Intern)- must have completed 30 hours of college
ST03 (Junior Technical Intern)- must have completed 60 hours of college
ST04 (Senior Technical Intern)- must have completed 90 hours of college
ST05- (Post- Graduate Technical Intern) must have an undergraduate degree and currently seeking a graduate degree (In degree fields listed in Required Education)

**Please upload a copy of your most recent transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition. Please include your cumulative GPA and projected graduation date on your resume. **

Other Requirements:
This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.