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Statistician, Senior - 35602 Job in Wright Patterson Afb, Ohio US

Statistician, Senior - 35602

Alion Science and Technology Corporation - Wright Patterson Afb, OH

Posted: 2/18/2021 - Expires: 5/19/2021

Job ID: 224551848


Job Description

Job Description

Seeking a candidate with an education and background in applied statistics, applied mathematics, engineering, operations research, and/or test and evaluation to join the Homeland Security Community of Best Practices (HS CoBP) team located at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The candidate will provide direct support to the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) acquisition programs; providing Scientific Test and Analysis Techniques (STAT) support while working with the HS CoBP strategic team to assemble/lead a community of government, industry, and academic experts to assess future homeland threats to inform T&E plans across eight DHS T&E capability areas.
 Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems
 Cyber Security and Resilience
 Information Technology
 Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems
 Cloud Technologies
 Systems Reliability
 Sub-terrain (Cross Border Tunnels) Detection Technologies
 Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear and Explosives Detection and Interdiction

As a STAT expert, the candidate will work with a team of diverse experts providing direct support to DHS acquisition programs while authoring authoritative capability area and T&E best practices. Strategic planning and STAT support will include:

 Leading the development of test strategies, technical test designs, and post-test analysis
 Employing various techniques and methods such as design of experiments, Bayesian analysis, regression modeling, and reliability planning
 Skill using MATLAB, Basic SAS, Python, R Programming, and the like
 Supporting special studies for topics of interest to DHS senior leadership
 Leading and mentoring T&E practitioners in STAT processes and technical test design
 Communicating solutions to leadership orally and in writing, clearly and accurately
 Providing specific recommendations, best practices, case studies, and lessons learned


 Experience in some or all the eight capability areas listed above
 Master of Science in Applied Mathematics with a focus in applied statistics and computational mathematics

 Strategic thinker with ability to focus on the analysis of critical factors and variables to influence the long-term success of an organization.
 Strong technical research and writing skills to prepare authoritative works
 Exceptional interpersonal and team building skills to lead a community of disparate subject matter experts across industry, academia, and government


 Three to five years of STAT experience delivering recommendations, analysis, modeling and simulation, and design of experiments to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of T&E activities
 Experience in developing and drafting T&E related or the like coursework

Security Clearance: Secret

Security Clearance: Secret

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
No school grade completed
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