Space Resiliency Operations Researcher - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is looking for a Senior Space Systems Operation Analyst that will support the Space Security and Defense Program (SSDP) with assessments of the resiliency of proposed United States space architectures considered in the Space Warfighting & Analysis Center (SWAC). The applicant will work with SWAC team members to understand the requirements of the architectures to be assess and use existing SSDP tools to evaluate the ability of the architectures to meet these requirements. In addition, the applicant may be required to develop new tools to assist in the analysis.


  • Support SSDP analysis team leads in board architecture analyses and assessment tasks
  • Support and facilitate SWAC Force Design efforts, offering and analyzing new metrics associated with performance and resiliency
  • Evaluate, modify, and implement the SSDP resiliency assessment tool in response to analysis requests
  • Develop additional analysis capability in Python and Excel VBA to enhance the resiliency assessment process
  • Analyze the resiliency of proposed space architectures to support SWAC Force Design efforts



Must have Bachelors degree and (9) years or more experience, Masters and seven (7) years or more experience; PhD or JD and                     four  years or more experience

 Extenisive experience using Python

 10+ years  of experience in space operations research 

  Apply analytic problem solving skills to operational and strategic-level problems     Proven ability to identify work tasks and self-execute

  Ability to establish partner relationships and coordinate across external organizations         

  Top Secret clearance with SCI access and have a favorably adjudicated counterintelligence Scope Polygraph; Be able to be cleared                 to Special  Access Programs/Special Access Required (SAP/SAR) clearance level)

 Occasional CONUC Travel may be required


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