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Entry Level Technical Research Analyst

Science and Research

Research Analyst



Greenwood Village, Colorado, United States


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking candidates for a Entry Level Technical Research Analyst position to support our programs in Greenwood Village Colorado . (Denver–Aurora–Lakewood Metro Area) . Recent College Graduates meeting the qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct operations research on combat modeling methods, and the applications of analytic techniques to a variety of military planning and decision-making problems and processes.
  • Conduct research and analysis, prepare briefings and technical reports
  • Routinely interact with Government personnel in meetings and seminars.
  • Conduct research and analysis that employs a combination of operations research methods in the study of operational and national security issues at the DOD policy-level.
  • Perform other technical work tasks in line with a team approach to supporting customer requirements such as in-person or virtual meetings, seminars, sessions, and events.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree and 0-2 years of experience. Bachelors or Masters Degree must be in one of the following disciplines: Operations Research; Operations Analysis; Systems Analysis; Statistics; Applied Mathematics; Stochastic Processes; or Industrial Engineering.
  • Strong technical analytic skills and familiarity with the application of technical disciplines to complex processes.
  • Ability to work independently within a larger team context.
  • Excellent analytic, research and writing skills required to provide technical and non-technical material.
  • Appreciation for the art of investigation and the craft of putting together a storyline or narrative that informs both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills as a Microsoft Office and Excel user is required.
  • Writing sample may be required.
  • Must be a U.S Citizen
  • Ability to obtain a Interim Secret Security Clearance after hiring.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Additional coursework in advanced OR, mathematics, statistics or related disciplines.
  • Interest in national security studies and international relations.
  • Some familiarity with national security concepts and/or terminology but not a requirement.
  • Ability to model using Mathcad, Mathematica or similar advanced mathematical modeling software desired.
  • Military background/experience useful but not required.

Note- Leidos offers incentives to further one’s education and gain advanced degrees. We would support a new hire’s aspiration to further their education in pursuing an advanced technical degree that contributes to the requirements of our program.

Security Clearance Information: Applicant must meet one of three security clearance criteria: 1) have an active SECRET clearance; 2) have SECRET eligibility based on a previous access debrief date within the last two years; or, 3) accept an offer based on a contingency that they must be able to obtain Interim SECRET clearance within 45 days from date of the offer.

Pay Range:Pay Range $44,200.00 - $68,000.00 - $91,800.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.