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Operations Research/Senior Analyst

Huntsville, AL
The Lockwood Group requires a Operations Research/Senior Analyst to develop and apply operations research/statistical/mathematical methodologies and techniques to the problem of cost estimating/cost analysis for the program of activities associated with the research, development, production, and deployment of a major weapon system. The analyst will conduct a major aviation weapons system product support-related Business Case Analysis (BCA). The Lockwood Group Senior Analyst will lead a comprehensive analysis to identify objectives, determine feasibility, assess risk, establish resource requirements evaluate test results, and a variety of other items in support of a government customer. They will plan and conduct program of studies designed to produce effective and efficient cost analyses within assigned areas, including suitable methods of estimating and analyzing hardware, software, and program costs. In connection with study efforts, identify areas of analysis and formulate basic study objectives based on analysis of PEO Aviation, DA and DoD cost review policies and cost objectives. The analyst will ensure the development and utilization of realistic and valid cost factor indices, techniques and measures during the total development, production, and deployment processes. Measures assigned systems and programs, currently under research and development, using advanced concepts and methods to meet rigorous cost analysis objectives and schedules. Evaluates all data and integrates the results into comprehensive evaluations and reports. Presents reports with technical responsibility for the product. Participates in conferences and/or working groups and committees organized to make broad surveys of cost problems, criteria, techniques, and approaches in the interest of major improvements. Provides expert advice and consultant services to PEO/PM management regarding the status of costs, costs of alternative courses of action, reasons for cost increases or growths, and potential areas for cost reduction studies. Maintains a current knowledge of and answers questions on procedures, policies, directives, etc., and supports the PMO in the decision-making process. 

Requirements:
At least 10 years of demonstrated Operations Research Analyst experience which includes:
  i.     Research and examination of historical information
  ii.    Develop operations research systems analysis methodologies and techniques
  iii.   Knowledge of advanced mathematical and statistical techniques
  iv.   Demonstrate data analysis methodologies such as operations research techniques and evaluation
  v.    Evaluate operational analysis to determine accuracy, adequacy, significance, and validity
  vi.   Evaluating operational analysis and data to develop conclusions and/or courses of action
  vii.  Collaborating with team members
  viii. Briefing results to customers and/or stakeholders
Experience with conducting detailed and thorough DoD Product Support Business Case Analysis (BCA) for large-scale Army program/systems.

Education:
BS 17 Years / MS 15 Years / PhD 13 Years

Travel: 
10%

Clearance:
Secret

 


Lockwood Credo and Core Values

The Lockwood mission is to create an organization focused on service.  We serve – each other, the soldier, our customers, our employees, our partners, our vendors, our community – service is at the center of our Core Values and Culture.
 
Our customers come first.  Being responsive, professional and reliable is why we are hired.  We aim to deliver on all promises exceeding customer expectations and making certain all business decisions are made with the customer in mind.

Our employees, are the face of our service.  They are at the front lines working with our customers daily and its Lockwood’s duty to serve our employees. This means designing a culture centered around core values that inspire, retain and grow the best talent.

Our partners are fuel for our engine.  Our great vendors, consultants and teaming partners combine to fuel Lockwood ensuring we successfully deliver always.  We consider our partners as one team working alongside. 

Service to the community is important to us.  We seek to volunteer, engage and support our communities through investment of time and resources.

This service mindset is what inspired company founders to embark on the journey to deliver on the promise to Lead the Way to Mission Readiness for all people we serve.

The following 6 Core Values are the foundation by which we serve:
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Customer Commitment 
  • Team and Family Environment
  • Patriotism
  • Leadership
  • Positivity
 

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