BAE Systems Principal Operations Research Analyst in Sterling Heights, Michigan

Job Description

This position is located in Sterling Heights, though any Combat Vehicles Engineering sites is an acceptable alternative.

The Principal Operations Research Analyst applies advanced multidisciplinary analytical and mathematical methodologies to identify, define, formulate, and solve large complex operational problems to assist decision making that balances risk, operational needs, and stakeholder requirements.

This role will perform a wide variety of duties including operations research, general research, testing and evaluation analysis, mission support analysis and logistics analysis. This position will support the development of advanced combat system concepts and help direct investments in research and concept development.

Specifically, the Principal Operations Research Analyst:

  • Applies broad knowledge of engineering principles and disciplines, includes customer understanding, product knowledge and specialty areas to achieve results.

  • Applies a systems approach and product life cycle knowledge, resolves conflicts between individual disciplines and conflicting requirements to benefit the total system performance, quality, reliability, and cost.

  • Conceptualizes, creates, and analyzes system designs to ensure technical outcomes are consistent with customer and company requirements.

  • Supports trade analyses of concepts, designs, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance, and disposal.

  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of the Operational Analysis discipline, industry practices, trends, and applications to enhance the organization s technical capabilities. Advises senior management on new developments and programs. Continuously strives to maintain and enhance the technical reputation of BAE Systems with customers and industry.

Typical Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree and 12 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Experience in military operations, daily operational support, planning, coordination, facility, personnel, training and technical analyses.

  • Knowledge of relevant standards and practices for design and production of combat systems.

  • In-depth understanding of Modeling & Simulation techniques.

  • Proficiency in areas such as probability and statistics, applied mathematics, Mathematical programming (linear, nonlinear, integer), Network analysis, Queuing theory, and Economic evaluation.

  • Excellent technical writing skills and oral communication skills.

  • Proficiency with analytic tools such as Visual Basic, MS Excel, MATLAB/Simulink, Mathcad, and MagicDraw.

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Master's degree or PhD in Operations Research, Mathematics, or Physics

  • Prior military service with ORSA and Combat Arms experience

  • CSEP Certification (INCOSE)

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Principal Operations Research Analyst


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