Lockheed Martin Operations Analyst, Mission Development in Virginia

Description: This Mission Development role within the Lockheed Martin Corporate Engineering, Technology, and Operations organization has the responsibility to lead studies and analysis campaigns that will help inform senior leadership strategic decision making. Support the strategic planning cycle with attention to the technology strategy. Perform analysis (wargaming, experimentation, campaign-level and mission-level analysis) with an enterprise-level impact. Shape thought leadership in matters of national and international importance on topics such as defense policy, threats, doctrine, and operational concepts.

Participate in and lead short to long-term assignments working amongst cross-functional teams and interacting with external operational stakeholders. Partner across the corporation with Operations Analysis, Strategy & Business Development, and Government Affairs to build breadth and depth on the customer environment, priorities, and drivers for customer needs. Coordinate and integrate across the corporation to support Corporate and Business Area leadership.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree or above in operations research, management science, physics, mathematics, engineering, economics, or strategic studies

Strategic thinker with proven analytical skills and experience

Knowledge of national and international security priorities and decision making processes and/or transferable skill from commercial industry experience with a global customer set

Ability to work independently and collaboratively amongst cross-functional teams

Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

Cross functional project leadership experience

Strong communication and presentation skills and ability to distill complex matters into digestible insights up to an executive level audience

Desired Skills:

Advanced level of understanding Operations Research and Analysis and ability to perform various techniques including: campaign and mission-level analysis, wargaming, experimentation, game theory, business analytics, and decision support and the use of associated models and simulations

Knowledge of U.S. Government models including STORM and AFSIM modeling and simulation experience

Customer engagements experience, including workshops, wargames, and other facilitated activities focused on customer insights

Experience with Joint Staff, OSD, analysis, assessments and strategic plans organizations

Experience interacting with thought leaders including Washington DC based Think Tanks

Proficiency in business case development and analysis

Strong organizational, planning, and time management skills

Strong team building skills demonstrated recently in a diverse organization

Ability to build consensus across a diverse set of stakeholders

Ability to respond to quickly shifting internal priorities

TS/SCI clearance



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.


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