Raytheon Senior Operations Research Modeling and Simulation Engineer-TX in McKinney, Texas

Raytheon Missile Systems’ McKinney, TX, team seeking an Operations Research Modeling and Simulation Engineer The Operations Analysis Department within System Engineering’s Modeling, Simulation and Analysis Center (MSA) has the responsibility to provide and maintain performance and Operations Research simulations for all Raytheon Missiles Systems (RMS) products; support new business initiatives; and support the development and execution of technology roadmaps. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: team development; concept of operations; mission planning; weapon deployment analysis and use of high fidelity performance simulations. Job Description and Responsibilities: This position is for a senior member of the Operations Research and Analysis Team. Tasking will include the need to prepare and perform effectiveness, survivability and operational utility analyses for existing air defense, missile defense and advanced-concept weapon systems using Operations Research tools and mathematical methods. Assist in the preparation of detailed plans, including task objectives and expected output for projects. Conduct simulation activities to support weapon system performance trades, cost effectiveness, survivability evaluations and competitive assessments. Meet assigned task deadlines and milestones within budget. Interface with internal and external customers. Provide technical solutions that are imaginative, thorough, and practicable. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: · Lead and conduct strategic planning studies and analyses for air-to-ground, ground combat and maritime mission areas · Lead activities in the support of corporate wide activities. Develop Concepts of Operations and other requirements for advanced weapon systems, both kinetic and non-kinetic. · Interface with Government organizations to define operational doctrine · Support trade studies, effectiveness/survivability evaluations, and comparative assessments. Assess tactical utility of weapon systems · Act as project or team leader with responsibility to meet project schedule and budget. Participate in technical meetings · Develop tasking, schedules and budgets for team · Present briefings to internal and external customers · Train and mentor less experienced staff in systems engineering methodologies; data analysis and reporting. Note: This position can be a Principal Systems Engineer or a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer based upon the applicant’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements of the position. Required Education, Skills and Experience: · Bachelors’ Degree; Operations Research, Mathematics, Industrial Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science · Eight (8) years’ experience in modeling, simulation and analyses using Operations Research techniques with additional experience within systems engineering supporting requirements analysis, concept development and resource management. · Candidate must have good analysis and problem solving skills with applied work experience in conducting distributed simulation exercises and studies. · Must have recent work experience in government approved distributed simulation standards such as HLA, DIS, & TENA. · Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite Additional Requirements: Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD issued Secret Security clearance Position location is McKinney, TX. Desired Education, Skills and Experience: · MS degree in Operations Research or related field preferred · Current or Past Top Secret Clearance a plus · Needs to work well in teams and have the ability to multi-task · Experience creating/developing/standing up distributed simulation testbeds [to demonstrate and visualize proofs of concepts/concepts of operations] · Experience using simulations or serious games for performance analysis · Experience integrating/interfacing models of varying lineage to perform desired analysis studies · Experience creating software tools and HMIs to support MS&A activities · Experience with mathematical tools such as MATLAB and MathCad · Good written and oral communication skills · Experience modeling, simulating and analyzing adverse human behavior developments · Familiarity with modeling techniques for advanced systems like optical sensors, lasers and sparse aperture arrays · Familiarity with MS&A organizations across aerospace organizations · Project manager or life-cycle support experience Check us out on YouTube: Raytheon's Griffin® missile showcases multiple capabilities The Five Most Powerful Missiles Made by Raytheon Standard Missile-3 Flight Test (FTM-25) 100105