Junior Data Analyst

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Data Analyst to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems related to Test and Evaluation of Aircraft Survivability Equipment. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

This position provides data analysis and testing support for Electro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR) sensors, Infrared Countermeasures (IRCM), and other threat warning equipment on aircraft and/or ground platforms for the PMO Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE) in order to improve the survivability of US aircraft and soldiers by fielding new ASE products.

This candidate will analyze system data and performance and utilize statistical tools to inform decision makers on product effectiveness during on-site field testing. The candidate will then perform deep-dive analysis of gathered test data, develop an in-depth post-test mission analysis briefing, and write a final report. In addition to these main tasks, the candidate will learn to support pre-test mission planning such as writing test plans, developing test matrices, and participating in test readiness reviews.

Travel in support of field test planning and execution will be part of the normal work rhythm in this position. Candidate will develop data gathering and analysis tools using MATLAB and new candidates will be mentored on this process during until they become independent.

Basic Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree from an ABET accredited college in Engineering, Science, or related technical discipline is required.

Candidate must have exhibited strong academic performance in math, have an interest in statistical analysis, have experience developing software tools, have demonstrated a propensity for attention to detail, and must be able to work well within a large, dynamic, and diverse team.

Candidates must be able to convey:

  • An ability to understand data analysis requirements and develop plans to meet those requirements
  • Solid people and communication skills
  • Maturity required to work with minimal guidance
  • Capable and comfortable presenting results to a large audience
  • Demonstrated performance of MATLAB or related programming coursework and/or skills
  • Demonstrate understanding of complex technical equipment

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

Candidate must have an active security clearance.

Preference will be given to candidates with an engineering degree and at least 5 years of work experience or a graduate degree.

Product or system test and/or data analysis experience is desired.

Statistical and/or Design of Experiments (DOE) coursework or experience is preferred.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (as well as maintain) a Final Secret Clearance.

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