EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT TRAC
TRAC is looking for tech-savvy team players for operations research.
How does your major fit?
Due to the quantitative and technical nature of these positions, and their impact on our business, TRAC's analytical careers appeal to a variety of majors, including, but not limited to: Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Operations Research, Physics, Psychology, and Statistics.
Studies Project Manager
Support major Army decisions involving future tactics, equipment, and organizations. A typical day includes designing innovative analysis techniques, interviewing soldiers, and presenting analytic results to leaders.
Design the scenarios used by the Army in support of strategic planning. A typical day includes designing new scenarios, collaborating with other government agencies, and researching political, cultural and social factors.
Prepare and execute models, simulations, and special tools to accurately portray military operations. A typical day includes thinking innovatively, representing scenarios in computer simulations, and analyzing simulation output.
Collect the data required to create and maintain credible models and simulations. A typical day includes collaborating with other government agencies and deployed analysts and applying statistics techniques to validate system performance data.
Design, develop, and maintain combat simulations, models, data software, and analytical tools in order to accomplish TRAC’s mission. A typical day includes collaborating with analysts to determine their needs, designing solutions to existing software issues, formulating requirements for new functionality, and researching simulation enhancement proposals.
Support studies of major Army decisions by estimating the cost of material and non-material options. A typical day includes working with study project managers, working with cost experts across multiple Defense organizations, collecting data, building cost models, analyzing risk, and communicating results to senior leaders.
Basic Requirement for Operations Research Analyst
Degree: Applicants must have completed a 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's degree or higher degree that included a major field of study in operations research and included at least 3 hours of calculus, OR a degree that included at least 24 semester hours in a combination of operations research, mathematics, probability, statistics, mathematical logic, science, or subject-matter courses requiring substantial competence in college-level mathematics or statistics. At least 3 of the 24 semester hours must have been in calculus.
- Proven analytical and problem solving abilities
- Highly effective communication skills
- Strong computer skills, including MS Office
- Demonstrated leadership potential