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Principle Operational Analyst

Principle Operational Analyst

Job Title: Principle Operational Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 897015_1605685005
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email: bradley@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: November 18, 2020 07:36

Job Description

Due to continued success and a large emphasis on delivery our global defence client is looking for Analysts who can contribute to Supporting the conceptual development of future systems, primarily in the air domain.

The role includes scoping, developing and contributing to wide range of studies and experimentation exercises. Emphasis is on how future products will be used and how they can contribute to operational capability for the customer in a cost-effective way.

The successful candidate is likely to be an experienced problem solver with a broad understanding of the military operational environment.

Typical activities include:
*Understanding and exploring user needs and requirements
*Effectiveness studies (typically supporting design trade-offs, or comparisons of system options), cost-effectiveness studies and Force mix studies
*Developing an outline concept of employment (CONEMP) and identifying effective tactics for future weapon systems
*Building understanding of the Future Operating Environment including development of vignettes and scenarios
*A wide range of tools and techniques are used including:
*Qualitative / 'soft' analysis techniques
*Wargames
*Statistical analysis
*Simulation and modelling using established in-house tools (developed by another team)
*Ad hoc models developed in a spreadsheet, MATLAB or simulation package
*Experimentation, including an air combat simulator

Key Requirements

*Basic understanding of physical principles associated with weapon systems and missiles, and systems engineering processes
*Broad understanding of the military operational environment
*Awareness and practical experience of a range of analytical techniques
*Strong analytical skills and systems thinking; able to structure information, draw conclusions and make recommendations
*Proactive, able to seek out contacts, elicit information and suggest solutions
*Able to define and execute a 'Concept of Analysis' (approach / plan) that meets customer needs
*Able to see and understand the 'big picture' and think about many things at once, as well as keeping track of the detail

Principal Operational Analyst
Hertfordshire
Competitive Salary + Benefits including Flexible Working, Pension, Health Benefits & More
SC Cleared

Analyst, Analytics, Analysis, Military Operations, Military, Science, Physics, Intelligence, Armed Forced, Weaponry systems, Algorithms, Data Science, Big Data, Matlab, Simulink, Problem Solving

This is a fantastic opportunity where you will be applying both existing skills and developing new skills in complex and challenging situations, whilst being actively supported in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions on top of a great benefits package.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
This role is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.