Are you naturally curious? Do you enjoy solving puzzles?
Are you an honest broker? Are you tenacious?
Do you have an interest in military history or wargaming?
Are you comfortable with computers? Do you have any experience
Do you like to grapple with complexity? Can you build an
argument and then tell a story?
If you answered "yes" to a few of these questions, this job
posting is for you!!
Group W is home to one of the best software engineering teams
developing modeling and simulation applications and analytic teams
supporting the Department of Defense. Our applications employ a
wide variety of technologies and disciplines including computer
science, discrete event simulation, operations research, relational
database, combinatorial optimization, graph theory, graphical user
interface and data visualization. The software engineering process
includes formal software configuration management, coding standards
and peer reviews. Our analytic products support programmatic,
budgetary and operational planning decisions for the Services,
Combatant Commands and their components, the Joint Chiefs of Staff,
and the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
Operate Synthetic Theater Operations Research Model (STORM), a
DoD-sponsored and approved campaign simulation. Serve as a
modeler-analyst on a dynamic team working out of the Honolulu,
Hawaii area on multiple projects for DoD clients.
Perform modeling and simulation to support quantitative and
qualitative analysis of conventional and unconventional theater
operations to inform DoD decision makers.
Work collaboratively with an integrated team of analysts using
STORM (or other models) and other DoD analytic products to acquire
and/or develop appropriate input data.
Employ in-depth knowledge of modeling/Operations Research
techniques to inform a variety of analyses, wargames, exercises,
Work independently and collaboratively on assessments supporting
OPLAN, CONPLAN, capability trades, systems trades, force structure,
and Service-specific studies.
Provide analytic expertise in the creation, presentation, and
publication of study reports and briefings.
Support and/or employ other models such as NSS or SEAS to
generate and refine analytic data for STORM campaign studies.
Consult and coordinate with team members on system design and
DoD Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility
Undergraduate Degree from an Accredited University
Desired (one or more of the following):
5 years of experience performing campaign modeling and analysis
using campaign simulations like STORM, Thunder, and JICM
Degree from an accredited university in Operations Research,
Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics
Experience performing mission-level modeling and analysis using
simulations like AFSIM, EADSIM, and SUPPRESSOR
Experience operating a Unix/Linux operating system
Experience with JMP, R, SQL, VBA, Python, C#, Perl, MATLAB,
Experience with the following software (or software that
provides the same functionality): gcc, MySQL, GTK+, XML, bison,
Microsoft Office API, OpenMap, CVS, and/or gdb
Experience in the design, development and implementation of
Experience in the management and analysis of large data sets
Prior military experience, particularly at the theater or
component headquarters level
Familiarity with theater OPLANs and/or Defense Planning
Group W is committed to providing equal employment opportunities
(EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age,
disability, status as a covered veteran, or other similarly
protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and
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