Modeling And Simulation Specialist

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Posted by: YRCI on Dec 19, 2017


Arlington, VA

Job Description:

Founded in 2001, YRCI is a leading professional services firm providing Human Capital, Acquisition Support and Financial Management Services to Government and Commercial customers nationwide. At YRCI, collaborative people and innovative thinking are the driving force behind our growing success. Our performance-based approach to professional services is a people business, and at YRCI, our people - our employees - make us a nationwide leader in our field. They also make our company a truly great place to work. We employ people who are driven by excellence, committed to integrity and inspired by opportunities to achieve positive results. YRCI isn't just your next job. With positive performance, YRCI can be your career, your go to employer, and the place to come back to when you've decided to do something else for a while.
At YRCI, you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you'll have the chance to give back to your community and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We offer our employees the opportunity to make an impact and grow professionally within our HC/HR, Acquisition, and Financial Management career paths.
One of YRCI's clients, with offices in Washington, DC, is seeking a full-time Modeling and Simulation Specialist to provide onsite support.

The Role
Apply and evaluate modeling and simulation tools in joint strategic planning. This applies to development and execution of military strategy, "what if" analytical evaluation of proposed tactics and strategy, analysis of alternative courses of action, and the effects of technical developments on warfare, formulation of U.S. policy, roles of military forces, joint planning, and current issues in defense reorganization. Employ modeling and simulation in distributed simulation networks; apply empirical and analytical methods for determining the efficiency and performance of computer systems, modeling of processes, understand design issues of hardware/software compatibility, operating systems compatibility, information systems requirements, and their interoperability via networks. Conduct design of limited objective experiments and exploratory exercises, including selection of the most appropriate models for specific requirements. In so doing, apply probability, statistics, and exploratory data analysis as appropriate, to formulate and execute analyses involving uncertainty, including analyses of military operations. Must be able to analyze a variety of Department of Defense datasets to answer specific operational questions utilizing modeling, virtual environment, and simulation systems. Evaluates and recommends appropriate design of human-computer interfaces and autonomous agent technologies. Support of military training and exercises using distributed interactive simulation and networked environments. What You Need to Bring to the Table
Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree and 5 years of related experience ( equivalent experience accepted in lieu of degree). Minimum Security Clearance Level: Secret Clearance Familiarity with different variations of M&S tools which include Human-in-the-loop, discrete event, system dynamic, and geospatial programs ( ie. ProModel, iThink, ArcGIS and Emergency and Disaster Management Simulation - EDMSIM).
Familiarity with M&S theory, techniques and best-practices. Critical thinking skills, both qualitatively and quantitatively. Ability to prepare a well-grounded, defensible argument. Understands the interrelationships between domain of expertise and other domains. Ability to work well with other organizations and personnel with disparate backgrounds. Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbal. Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task. Strong technical, analytical and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and with a team. Experience in MS Office software, including MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint required; experience in MS Project, MS Visio and MS Access, desired; Knowledgeable of and able to speak authoritatively on all aspects of that mission area including planning, operations, missions systems, advocacy, and processes related to that mission area. Possess at least one ( or more) of the following: Extensive experience ( >5 years) in M&S operations. Experience ( >5 years) in requirements analysis. Experience ( >5 years) supporting military training and exercises or equivalent experience using distributed interactive simulations. Domain knowledge ( >3 years) of one or more military missions, preferably via hands-on experience in conducting or supporting actual operations.
As an employee of YRCI working full-time, you are eligible for an attractive benefits package. Your eligibility for medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance begins on YOUR VERY FIRST DAY OF EMPLOYMENT. Our benefits also include a company-sponsored 401 ( k) plan, tuition reimbursement plan, and flexible spending accounts to allow you to pay for Health, Dependent care and Commuter costs with pre-tax income. All full time employees receive 10 paid holidays and begin accruing paid time off on their first day worked!!

YRCI is a government contractor. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Vet. YRCI is an E-Verify employer. Further, as a contractor and subcontractor YRCI shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR •• 60-300.5 ( a) and 60-741.5 ( a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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About YRCI

YRCI is a veteran-owned professional services firm located in the greater Washington, DC area, providing resource management (Finance, Human,Acquisition) services to federal and commercial customers around the world. Founded in 2001, YRCI began with four dedicated individuals working from a basement and has been growing since that first year of operation. YRCI has contracted to more than 80 government agencies, supported more than 110 commercial clients, and has placed thousands of professionals. YRCI’s core offerings are focused on three service areas: Human Capital, Acquisition Support, and Financial Services. The Human Capital Service Area has helped federal and commercial customers improve their capabilities with every HR activity, from maintaining compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws to sourcing qualified candidates and classifying position descriptions to workforce planning and full employee life-cycle support. The Acquisition Service Area provides outsourced professional services for the contracts management & procurement market. Our relationships with the contracts management and procurement community have allowed them to place more than 1000 professionals within the industry. We are also support several government agencies operate and enhance their procurement processes and participate throughout the procurement life-cycle. Financial Services is a new service area for YRCI but not a new service. For several years and many clients we have provided budget, planning, programming and fiscal execution services. Today our services range from full PPB&E to full cycle Grants Management, and closeout support for contracts and grants.

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