Statistician, Senior - 35602 in WRIGHT PATTER, OH at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/18/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/18/2021
  • Job ID:
    35602

Job Description

Seeking a candidate with an education and background in applied statistics, applied mathematics, engineering, operations research, and/or test and evaluation to join the Homeland Security Community of Best Practices (HS CoBP) team located at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The candidate will provide direct support to the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) acquisition programs; providing Scientific Test and Analysis Techniques (STAT) support while working with the HS CoBP strategic team to assemble/lead a community of government, industry, and academic experts to assess future homeland threats to inform T&E plans across eight DHS T&E capability areas.

  1. Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems
  2. Cyber Security and Resilience
  3. Information Technology
  4. Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems
  5. Cloud Technologies
  6. Systems Reliability
  7. Sub-terrain (Cross Border Tunnels) Detection Technologies
  8. Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear and Explosives Detection and Interdiction

As a STAT expert, the candidate will work with a team of diverse experts providing direct support to DHS acquisition programs while authoring authoritative capability area and T&E best practices. Strategic planning and STAT support will include:

  • Leading the development of test strategies, technical test designs, and post-test analysis
  • Employing various techniques and methods such as design of experiments, Bayesian analysis, regression modeling, and reliability planning
  • Skill using MATLAB, Basic SAS, Python, R Programming, and the like
  • Supporting special studies for topics of interest to DHS senior leadership
  • Leading and mentoring T&E practitioners in STAT processes and technical test design
  • Communicating solutions to leadership orally and in writing, clearly and accurately
  • Providing specific recommendations, best practices, case studies, and lessons learned

Required:

  • Experience in some or all the eight capability areas listed above
  • Master of Science in Applied Mathematics with a focus in applied statistics and computational mathematics
  • Strategic thinker with ability to focus on the analysis of critical factors and variables to influence the long-term success of an organization.
  • Strong technical research and writing skills to prepare authoritative works
  • Exceptional interpersonal and team building skills to lead a community of disparate subject matter experts across industry, academia, and government

Preferred:

  • Three to five years of STAT experience delivering recommendations, analysis, modeling and simulation, and design of experiments to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of T&E activities
  • Experience in developing and drafting T&E related or the like coursework

Security Clearance: Secret


Security Clearance: Secret

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