Modeling, Simulation & Analysis - Operations Research Systems Engineer I - Military veterans preferred
2018-12-21 Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
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 Engineer 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 Engineer creates battlefield simulations; prepares and performs effectiveness, survivability and operational utility studies; and conducts simulation and data analysis activities to support weapon system performance trades, cost effectiveness, survivability evaluations and competitive assessments.
The Operations Analysis Engineer will use 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 Engineer will conduct 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 conducting mission impact analyses, Analysis of Alternative studies and other analysis as required and to interface with senior personnel across RMS Program areas.
Required Education & Skills
U.S. Citizenship is required
Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following fields: Operations Research, Math, Applied Math, Industrial Engineering, Physics, Aerospace or related scientific or STEM discipline from an ABET accredited curriculum with a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA.
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
This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are 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.