Strategic Operations Research Analyst

Orlando, FL

Lockheed Martin is seeking a Strategic Military Operations Research Analyst to join a dynamic, high-performing team. Operations Analysis reaches every Lockheed Martin product and program, making it one of the most diverse work environments, providing exciting projects that influence the entire enterprise. This unique opportunity offers dedicated professional development time, travel, conferences, autonomy, and on the job training from likeminded critical thinkers.

The selected candidate will use systematic, science-based techniques, analytical methods, simulation, and critical thinking to inform and improve decision-making processes. This position will require frequent collaboration with team members and engineers in other disciplines. As part of the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control Operations Analysis team, this candidate will participate in analysis to support requirements definitions, concept of operations (CONOPS) evaluation, and operational effectiveness studies to help shape and influence future capabilities of the warfighter. These impactful studies quantify the effects of payloads, weapons and tactics on survivability and mission effectiveness.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Participating in analysis and study plans based on critical questions/problem statements
  • Applying engineering-based techniques, problem-solving methods, and critical thinking
  • Researching and learning military systems, military operations, and military tactics
  • Simulation, Modeling and Analysis (MS&A) of military systems and scenarios in digital environments
  • Analyzing simulation results using data analytics to help draw meaningful conclusions
  • Participating in trade studies and performing statistical analysis
  • Participating in research efforts and learning analytical techniques with research methodologies.
  • Applying decision analysis methods to evaluate current and future programs

Basic Qualifications:

  • Eligible for a DoD secret clearance
  • Scripting and data processing experience (MATLAB, Python, ARISE, or similar)
  • Problem solving skills with an eagerness to learn
  • Bachelor's degree

Desired Skills:

  • Active DoD top secret clearance
  • Operations Research (OR) or experience in computer-based analytical tools
  • Modeling and simulation experience in AFSIM, Brawler, Suppressor, ESAMS, or equivalent
  • Software development experience (C++, Git, Gitlab)
  • Experience with radar, electronic warfare, infrared, communication systems, or machine learning
  • • Knowledge of data analytics, data science, and data visualization
  • • Advanced degree in a STEM discipline from an accredited college/university

Security Clearance Statement:This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.

Clearance Level:Secret

Other Important Information You Should Know

Expression of Interest:By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.

Ability to Work Remotely:Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.

Work Schedules:Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.

Schedule for this Position:4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional


Relocation Available: Possible

Career Area: Business Development

Type: Full-Time

Shift: First

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