Military Analyst (Modeling & Simulations)
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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016
Fort Leavenworth, KS
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Military Analyst (Modeling & Simulations) Position Description CGI Federal is seeking an experienced Military Analyst (Modeling & Simulations) to support its TRADOC customer at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas. TRADOC G-27 Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Branch assesses, validates, and delivers the operational environment (OE) in models, simulations, and M&S tools across the six Army M&S-enabled communities (i.e., Acquisition, Analysis, Experimentation, Test and Evaluation, Training, and Intelligence) and the Joint M&S community to aid in the definition, development, and verification of OE-related M&S representations and behaviors within the Virtual, Constructive and Gaming environments. TRADOC G-27, M&S Branch seeks a qualified M&S / Military Analyst with Army M&S and OE-related relevant experience, Joint level experience desired, but not critical. The candidate will be responsible for working directly with the government client as well as outside agencies to ensure OE-related requirements are represented in simulations and other methods, models, and tools (MMT). The candidate must have a thorough knowledge of military operations and associated OE considerations; have the ability to conceptualize associated TTP and behaviors, both BLUFOR and OPFOR, for integration to current and future M&S capabilities; and properly engage with Army, DoD and Joint agencies regarding capability analysis, requirements, and the M&S needs of those agencies. Candidate will be responsible for attending planning conferences, concept reviews, design sessions, and the like, as well as conduct capability briefings. Candidate must be able to effectively communicate OE requirements and an understanding of the PMESII-PT operational variables (i.e., political, military, economic, social, infrastructure, information, physical environment, and time as defined in ADP/ADRP 3.0) through conduct of working groups and other related meetings to government clients internal and external to the TRADOC G-27. This candidate will be working under the direction of a contract lead on defining requirements for OE and PMESII-PT operational variable representation regarding modeling, simulation, gaming, and visualization efforts. This position requires a collaboration across a team of military analysts and as well as outside agency (both military and civilian) capability development teams. Your future duties and responsibilities Must have a demonstrated understanding of existing Army M&S assets and other MMTs to assess the level of Operational Environment representation within those tools and assets, and communicate potential shortcomings to the government client and associated customers. Must be able to clearly articulate OE requirements for implementation in current (e.g., WARSIM, OneSAF, etc...) and future conceptual (e.g., Synthetic Training Environment) MMTs. Must be able to work with senior level military and civilian personnel in addressing shortfalls in OE representation. Experience with practical and hands-on knowledge of military operations, operational environment assessments, and requirements definition. Recommends solutions by analyzing advantages and disadvantages of different aspects of concept modeling and development, and recommends potential prototype development where capabilities are non-existent. Designs and develops the concepts for implementing new capabilities, behaviors and OE-related phenomenology to improve functionality within Army and Joint models, simulations, and gaming assets. Must be able to facilitate the development of implementation strategies across all six Army M&S-enabled communities and Army Centers of Excellence (CoE - primarily Mission Command, Intelligence, Maneuver and Aviation). Must be able to engage with senior level stakeholders to articulate OE requirements and their associated PMESII-PT operational variable representations. Attend, support and provide analysis and preparation of materials for scheduled Army / Joint forums such as portfolio reviews / updates, working groups, technical exchange meetings, and systems reviews along with other ad-hoc and senior leadership level conferences and meetings. Experience with conducting OE capability assessments and gap analysis. Required qualifications to be successful in this role Bachelor's degree desired with a degree in operations research, management, leadership, military science or similar field. 8+ years of military experience with 4 years of operational experience; strong understanding of military tactics and doctrine; understanding of OPFOR TTP is desired. Recent real world operational participation is desired. Ability to work several projects concurrently. Must be flexible and adaptable to rapid change in position requirements and demanding time tables with a high attention to detail, with an ability to work independently. Candidate should be patient, persistent, attentive to details, and have a strong analytical ability; should have good communications skills and be able to work as a member of a multi-functional team. Excellent oral and written communication, organizational, analytical and problem solving skills. TS SCI level security clearance desired. If not, candidate must possess a Secret level clearance, on the date of hire, with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance. Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required. At CGI, we're a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at www.cgi.com.This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No unsolicited agency referrals please.All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI's legal duty to furnish information. Skills Reference 481521
At CGI, we are a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 68,000 professionals