Lead Operations Researcher

The Challenge:

Do you love solving problems? Are you passionate about exploring the root cause of an issue and then analyzing, reporting, and developing recommendations for a creative solution? On our Data Science and Modeling Solutions (DSMS) team, you’ll solve client challenges using predictive modeling, simulation, and statistical analysis to deliver solutions.

You won’t go at it alone; you’ll work alongside our team of modeling and simulation experts to conduct research, prepare computational models, and analyze and interpret programmatic outputs to conduct what-if analysis. Once documented, you’ll develop briefs, documentation, visuals, and reports to present results, collaborate with stakeholders, and participate in various program meetings to improve program efficiency.

In this role, you’ll use your passion for analytics and statistics to devise models utilizing mathematics, statistical methods, engineering methods, and simulation techniques such as agent-based modeling, discrete event simulation, and system dynamics.

Use your operations research knowledge to develop technologies and concepts that advance Aerospace operations. This position is a hybrid role with a combination of working at a Booz Allen office or client site and working remotely.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:  

  • 4+ years of experience in consulting or advisory positions
  • 4+ years of experience working with government stakeholders
  • 3+ years of experience with modeling and simulation techniques
  • 3+ years of experience in direct client communications
  • Knowledge of optimization, object-oriented programming, python or java, predictive modeling
  • Ability to immediately assist in business development efforts, and interact with senior government officials
  • Top Secret clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in Math, Statistics, Engineering, or Computer Science

Nice If You Have:  

  • 5+ years of experience in consulting or advisory positions
  • Experience managing people and leading technical teams
  • Experience writing to requests for proposal
  • Experience writing research reports
  • Experience with AnyLogic software  
  • TS/SCI clearance


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required.

Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you’ll have access to a wealth of training resources through our Analytics University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and state-of-the-art tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site bootcamps, certification training, academic programs, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success. 

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.


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