Intelligent Waves LLC

Operations Analyst

Job Locations US-NV-Las Vegas
ID 2019-1758
Information Technology
Regular Full-Time
Contract Status
Immediate Hire


Intelligent Waves, a rapidly growing Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business has an immediate need for an Operations Analyst to support our mission critical work in support of our government customer at Nellis AFB, Las Vegas, NV.



  • Serve as key analyst and recognized expert preforming professional and scientific work requiring design, development, and adaptation of mathematical, statistical, econometric, and other scientific methods and techniques.
  • Review customer systems including weapons systems and provide, advise and insight about the probable effects of alternative courses of action.
  • Preforms a broad range of weapons systems analyses assignments developing methodologies for and evaluating the cost effectiveness of advanced weapons systems, related equipment, and force structures.
  • Work entails unique problems, creativity, innovative use of techniques, and advanced approaches, and/or new technologies.
  • Preforms studies of issues arising in the weapons systems arena of advanced difficulty and complexity.
  • Establishes assumptions, measures the effectiveness of approaches, and evaluates available alternatives.
  • Analyzes the feasibility of advanced analytical approaches or radically different proposed policies.
  • Evaluates impact on top-level management plans and decisions regarding requirements definition, planning, and acquisition of major upgrades and new system capabilities.
  • Defines problems and develops and coordinates study plans.
  • Determines sources of data and sample sizes.
  • Plans, designs, and conducts test(s) to obtain data.
  • Complies, organizes, and analyzes data.
  • Utilizes scientific inquiry in the independent development of mathematical models and computer programs to evaluate and predict the ability to support assigned projects, studies, or problems.
  • Serves as an expert on modeling and simulation techniques.
  • Develops models to test, analyze, and evaluate algorithms and other logic.
  • Utilizes mathematical and statistical techniques, elements of operations research theory, engineering knowledge and innovative efforts to develop new solutions to previously highlighted and/or new problems which may be totally lacking in precedent.
  • Initiates and formulates plans and carries out project(s) through extensive and specialized original performance analyses and evaluations.
  • Responsible for the completeness, adequacy, and validity of assumptions.
  • Evaluates alternative courses of action and makes recommendations based on sound scientific theory.
  • Provides technical guidance, advisory support, and assistance on an entire project and/or major phases for broad varied operations.
  • Performs very complex, difficult studies/evaluations on an individual basis or as a team member/leader responsible for completing defined portions of an overall work effort. Provides guidance and assistance to lower level analysts. Serves as an authority and consultant to other organizations, commands, and or/agencies.
  • Promotes interchange of information on mission requirements, capabilities, deficiencies, and technology applications.
  • Analyzes problems revealed by prior studies and advises higher officials of the feasibility of different approaches which provide a basis for solution to a specific problem.
  • Attends meetings, conferences, briefings, and seminars related to program planning, advanced technologies, and support system concepts. Interfaces with headquarters and other technical/analytical agencies on advances in state-of-the-art technology.
  • Represents the organization during visits with government and industry representatives.
  • Coordinates the contributions of professionals and specialists, notes problems which arise, and resolves differences.
  • Prepares and presents briefings and makes presentations on the study’s progress and results.
  • Prepares technical reports and/or documents progress and results.
  • Accomplishes professional development and maintains technical proficiency through professional interaction with technical and professional societies, associations, academia, symposia, contractors, research and development (R&D) organizations and participation in formal training programs.
  • Keeps current of emerging and analytical techniques and research methods through independent study and reading/reviewing technical journals and current literature.


  • An active DoD Secret Clearance is required.
  • Associate degree (preferred) in a related field or the equivalent combination of related education, professional training or work experience (4 years).
  • 2+ years of experience in Weapons Systems (preferably in Air Force environment).
  • Minimum IAT Level II certification in accordance with DoD 8570.01-M (i.e. – Sec+ CE [MCSA]).
  • MCSA certification (or higher) required.
  • Proficient in MS Office tools.
  • Knowledge of common base-level (Air Force) communication and IT systems desired.
  • Familiarity with Air Force Instructions (17 and 33 series) desired, especially 33-115v1.


Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Self-starter – minimal supervision required.
  • Good organizational skills.

Since 2006, Intelligent Waves has remained committed to providing quality engineering, operations, and intelligence solutions to our clients and it all starts with YOU.  Intelligent Waves provides a great and generous benefits package to include medical, dental and vision, paid PTO leave, and life & disability packages. We also invest in our employees' futures by providing a contribution with vesting starting from DAY 1, technical training, tuition bonuses, and much, much more.

Clearance Statement: Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance. For this position, Intelligent Waves will consider only applicants with security clearances or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.

Intelligent Waves LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity protected veteran status and individuals with disabilities, or any other class protected by applicable state or federal law.

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