$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)
Albuquerque, NM 87101
Industry: Aerospace & Defense•
8 - 10 years
Posted 61 days ago
The Space Products Group of the Southwest Division of Applied Research Associates, Inc. has an opportunity for a senior scientist with software development or application expertise interested in supporting national security space customers located on Kirtland AFB through modeling, simulation and analysis (MS&A). This individual will be part of a team to provide scientific and analytical services for any combination of the Space Force Enhancement missions such as
The successful applicant will conduct decision analysis, capability analysis, system engineering analysis, trade studies, analyses of alternatives, design of experiments, military utility analysis, and/or architecture analysis using scientific and/or operations research techniques. Modeling and simulation (M&S) is a primary technique from existing or new M&S tools. Contributing new ideas and experimental approaches to research projects are key functions of this job.
The position involves the understanding of satellite systems operations, scenario development, study methodology development, M&S, and data analysis for ISR, PNT, and Comm satellite systems. The applicant should know the basics of assessing the utility of space sensors and systems, be able to analyze data, and have expertise in the common M&S tools. The ability to self-manage scientific projects is critical. System engineering approaches will be used on a variety of projects and the applicant should be able to contribute and potentially lead SE efforts and create and present work.
This position has the possibility to work remotely, depending upon agreements.
Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject
Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
Bachelors or better in Operations Research or related field.
Doctorate or better in Engineering or related field.
Masters or better in Operational Research/Sys Analysis or related field.
7-10 years: Space systems and satellite technologies
7-10 years: Modeling and simulation and / or software programming
Valid Through: 2019-9-16