Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

  • Operations Research and Model Based Systems Engineer/Analyst

    Job Locations US-UT-Ogden
    Operations Research
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Joint and Air Force Analysis Group provides analytic support to the Air Force (AF), Joint, and Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) clients. Our work includes development of approaches and concepts to meet emerging, high priority National Defense needs, and assessment and development of cutting-edge technologies and capabilities to meet those needs.  Our expertise includes DoD policy, requirements definition, war gaming, military operations, science and technology, acquisition, program management, systems engineering, logistics and deployment, budget and financial management, and program protection. We provide support to customers involved with the: AF nuclear capabilities; command and control (including nuclear); offensive and defensive hypersonics; integrated air and missile defense; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; joint personnel recovery; international affairs; and operational energy. #IN123


    The successful applicant will gain practical work experience in the areas of analysis, research, report writing and oral briefings, policy development, program management and computer applications related to the Air Force nuclear weapon delivery systems. Duties will include data mining; compiling and assembling data; statistical analysis; preparation and presentation of analytical results; development and use of computer models tool sets to inform ongoing analysis projects and developing presentation materials.



    • B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Systems Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, Aerospace or related field.
    • Educational or on the job experience in the following:
      • Data Analysis systems/language (MATLAB, SAS, S-Plus, R, Python, CPLEX, Visual Basic, C++).
      • Running, developing, and interpreting data from system level 6DOF simulations.
      • Modeling aerospace equations of motion.
      • Application of Statistical Principles.
      • Software Development Experience.
    • Demonstrated self-starter that possesses a passion for applying analytical methods to address complex problems.
    • Demonstrated the ability and willingness to multi-task and be capable of applying innovative analysis to solve client problems.
    • Possess the ability to prepare and present complex ideas in a clear and coherent form before an audience.
    • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of products.
    • Active DoD Secret Clearance is required.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Linear Programming, Mixed-Integer Programming or Integer Programming Experience.
    • Optimization Experience: Traveling Salesman, Inventory Management, Scheduling, etc. SysML, UML, UPDM (or UAF) (DoDAF/MoDAF).
    • Software: CAMEO, Rhapsody, Sparx Enterprise Architect (EA), CORE, DOORS, Integrity Modeler.
    • Modeling Methodology: OOSEM, SYSMOD.
    • Model-Based System Engineering (MBSE) Professional Certification Object Management Group- Certified Systems Modeling Professional (OMG-OCSMP).


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