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Senior M&S Analyst
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab in Laurel, Maryland
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Date Posted October 17, 2019
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Job Description 

Senior M&S Analyst-21745 


Position Description

Do you have experience with modeling, simulation and analysis of the performance of communications systems?


Are you passionate about using innovation and technology to solve technical challenges involving the defense of the US?


If so, this is the perfect opportunity for you.


As a Senior Modeling and Simulation Analyst, you will...


Analyze, evaluate, and model communications system performance supporting strategic and national command and control missions in peacetime and stressed (wartime) scenarios.   

  • Analyze and evaluate current and recent past performance of designated communications systems.   Compare this data to appropriate operational requirements.  Identify performance gaps.  Provide detailed, prioritized recommendations to enhance system performance. 
  • Analyze statistical data representing the performance of communications systems.  Develop, set up, and run study scenarios using computer simulations and available data. 
  • Document analysis results in formal reports, brief results to various military commands.  



You meet the minimum qualifications for this position if you have:


  • PhD in Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, EE or related field. 
  • 10 years professional experience. 
  • Experience includes a strong Modeling and Simulation background with statistical analysis. 
  • Good problem solving skills and oral / written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and across a multi-organizational team.
  • An ability to travel on a limited basis.
  • An ability to obtain a TS clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.

You’ll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you have:

  • Military operational communications systems analysis experience and computer programming skills (familiarity with UNIX, LINUX, MATLAB, C, C++, FORTRAN,  and Java). 
  • Knowledge of computer network modeling and attack analysis. 
  • Active TS Clearance.


Why Work at APL?


The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation’s most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. With a wide selection of challenging, impactful work and a robust education assistance program, APL promotes a culture of life-long learning. Our employees enjoy generous benefits and healthy work/life balance. APL’s campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at www.jhuapl.edu/careers.




APL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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