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Senior Research Analyst – SOF Operations Specialist

Jacobs is seeking a Senior Research Analyst at MacDill AFB in Tampa, Florida. In this position you will provide analysis and advice across the full spectrum of SOF operations. Senior Research Analysts will provide direct support to the modeling and simulation programs by developing required input data for planners and gamers supporting Virtual Mission Rehearsal Systems Analysis at the operational and tactical level. Shall also provide team support with the development of desk-top models designed to provide fast-running, robust quantitative analysis support for decision makers to develop life cycle cost estimates.

Minimum Education/Experience Requirements:
Minimum twenty (20) years of military experience in special operations. Minimum ten (10) years of experience in Ground, Maritime, Aviation, Airborne Operations, Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC), Close Air Support (CAS), SOF training, Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE), and Low-Level Source Operations (ASOT Level III).
Demonstrated expert knowledge on researching, defining, evaluating, and implementing new technologies to enhance Joint and SOF global warfighting and Irregular Warfare capabilities.
Intimate knowledge of Joint and SOF information (e.g., techniques, tactics, and procedures), intelligence, logistics, and communications requirements.
Must possess an active TS clearance to start with ability to obtain TS/SCI.
Essential Functions
Work Environment
Work will be performed in a cubical environment inside a large facility. Work assignments vary based on client requirements. Shift work position that could include night and weekend work on a recurring basis.

Physical Requirements
Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. Filing required. May require lifting and carrying boxes of supplies or files up to 25 lbs. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

Equipment and Machines
General office equipment, which includes: telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment.

Work assignments dependent on requirements by the client. It is important to be able to work at least 8 hours a day for 5 days per week (Monday through Friday). Some CONUS and OCONUS travel may be required, dependent upon the needs of the client.

Other Essential Functions
Candidate must exhibit a professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of government, military and contractor personnel at all levels. Must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. Grooming and dress usually business casual, but dependent on client’s standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.

The position for which you are applying for requires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen of the US and another country), in order to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.
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Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
Tampa, Florida
United States
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