Military Wargaming Analyst
Posted on: April 10, 2021
Date Posted: 2021-04-05Category: Engineering and
SciencesSubcategory: Ops Res AnalystSchedule: Full-timeShift: Day
JobTravel: Yes, 10 % of the TimeMinimum Clearance Required:
TS/SCIClearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCIPotential for
Remote Work: Yes
Description SAIC is seeking a Military Wargaming Analyst based in
Suffolk, VA! This individual will be supporting a Joint Staff
organization which data collection & analysis, wargaming and
experimentation support, event planning, design and execution, to
inform strategic decision making. This position requires knowledge
and experience with multiple types of analysis, and familiarity
with Wargaming. This analyst will collaborate and coordinate with
other Joint Staff and Service divisions and directorates,
participate in and attend collaboration meetings, and provide
documents and reports relevant to specific division tasks &
Job Duties Overview:
- Contribute to the design, execution, and delivery of analytic
tasks associated with wargames, simulations, and tabletop
exercises, including the shaping of objectives, crafting of
wargaming constructs, authoring of scenarios, facilitation of
participant discussions, overseeing logistics, and authoring of
post-wargame reports and briefings.
- Conduct research and analysis in support of wargame design and
assessment, including on concepts & operating concepts, and other
relevant documents to establish mastery of the pertinent facts
surrounding the concepts, CONOPS, CONEMPS and/or new systems or
technologies under consideration.
- Perform analysis of data gathered from experiments, exercises,
simulations, wargames and lab events to develop reports and
recommendations for senior DoD decisions on resourcing. Such
analysis would require the integration and application of
analytical methods, models, and tools in support of wargame data
collection and analysis.
- Apply objective, analytical, and orderly thinking to the
analysis of complex U.S. operations to be addressed with the aid of
concepts and/or new systems or technologies, developing
requirements for qualitative and quantitative analysis.
- Coordinates with senior military leaders and action officers to
plan and participate in pre-game workshops and planning events, as
well as war games and workshops in direct support of the
Provide research and analytical support to division and projects,
including written, non-technical reports for senior DoD decision
makers, reflecting assessment and synthesis of wargame results,
analytical findings and recommendations. Use high standards to
ensure products are clear, well-organized and defensible.
- Knowledge of joint warfighting capabilities and
- Ability to work in collaborative team/staff
- Experience performing any of the following: Joint Wargaming,
Joint Experimentation, Event Design, Event Planning, Event
Execution, Modeling & Simulation, Operations Research System
Analysis (ORSA), or Exercise Planning.
- Experience with facilitating wargame data collection, after
action reviews, and associated analytic reporting.
- Must possess proven written and verbal communication skills
with a variety of audiences; be able to act independently, and
manage time effectively.
Experience in use of MS Office (e.g., PowerPoint) products.
- Bachelors and 5 years or more of relevant joint experience or
Masters and 3 years or more of relevant joint experience
Experience with operating on a Combatant Command, Joint, or Service
headquarters staff, or at Operational-level headquarters such as
Corps, Numbered Air Force, Numbered Fleet, Joint Force
Headquarters, or Joint Task Force
Target salary range: $75,001 - $100,000. The estimate displayed
represents the typical salary range for this position based on
experience and other factors.
SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's
modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across
defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end
solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate
the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem
to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500
strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by
opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual
revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or for
benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering
people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity,
sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work
culture that values all.
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