Statistician - 33272 in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 5/20/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This position is to provide technical test planning support to the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program in the form of rigorous test design planning and analysis.  The program is striving to optimize data collection efficiently through simulation, ground test, and flight testing to include performance and reliability.

Must have technical knowledge in the areas of design of experiments, space filling designs, reliability methods, and basic statistics.  Ensure that test analysis informs later testing and collected data validates previous assumptions so the use of statistics and related methods is critical.

Interface with the Chief Developmental Tester and various test team leads to craft data collection strategies that employ efficient and effective designs to inform program decisions.

STAT COE members perform the following activities:

  • Provide statistical/T&E expertise to acquisition program and research projects.
  • Lead development of test strategies, technical test designs, and post-test analysis.
  • Support special studies for topics of interest to DoD senior leadership
  • Employ various techniques and methods such as design of experiments, Bayesian analysis, regression modeling, and reliability planning
  • Employ statistical software (e.g. JMP, DesignExpert, R, Matlab or equivalent).
  • Engage and mentor T&E practitioners in STAT processes and technical test design.
  • Communicate solutions to leadership orally and in writing, clearly and accurately.


  • TS/SCI  clearance
  • MS (or higher) in statistics, applied mathematics, industrial engineering, operations research, engineering discipline, or similar field
  • ASSOCIATE Level: MS w/ 5+ years experience, or PhD w/ 0-5 years experience
  • EXPERT Level: PhD w/ more than 5 years experience
  • Desired: Experience with Defense T&E
  • Desired: Experience with Defense Acquisition

Security Clearance: Secret

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