Wargame Analyst

BAE Systems
  • Location
    Quantico, Virginia
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Sep 08

Position description

On-site position to serve as a Wargame Analyst in support of major Marine Corps Wargaming programs. Responsible for assessing the results of multiple wargames and writing reports. Work with small teams of government and contractor wargame designers, staff officers, analysts, and writers. Develop Collection, Assessment, and Production plans for wargames. Develop Research Questions working with wargame designers. Conduct research in support of wargame design and assessment. Develop an assessment framework for the wargame. Develop requirements for qualitative and quantitative analysis and integrate results into assessment. Coordinate and integrate the application of analytical methods, models, and tools in support of wargame data collection and analysis. Lead and coordinate a team of recorders for capturing wargame data. Lead and facilitate post-game assessment workshops. Assess and synthesize wargame results, structure and write wargame reports and post-game briefing products. 

The ideal candidate will possess solid analytical skills, be a strong writer who has experience writing for a military audience, a good critical thinker, possess a strong background in Marine Corps and Navy issues, and be able to perform in high-paced, multi-tasking office environments.

Required Skills and Education 
Educational Background and Experience:

  • 10 years of active military service (Marine Corps or Navy preferred). 
  • Graduate of military service career level school (EWS/Equivalent, Navy Department Head leadership, Army Captain's Career Course)
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s degree preferred) or equivalent in Political Science, International Relations, History, Military Science, Conflict Studies, Intelligence, Economics, or Interdisciplinary Studies.

Required Skills:

  • Active DOD Secret clearance; ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance.
  • Ability to work in collaborative team/staff environments.
  • Strong writing and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with Marine Corps doctrine and warfighting concepts.
  • MS Office, to include MS Word and ability to build professional PowerPoint presentations
  • Must be able to provide a writing sample. 

Preferred Skills and Education 

  • Graduate of military service intermediate level school (CSC, CGSC, Naval Command and Staff).
  • Published author in professional journal(s).

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