ABS Careers Junior Analyst - Domestic Nuclear Detection Office in Arlington, Virginia

Junior Analyst - Domestic Nuclear Detection Office


At ABS Consulting, risk analysis is our foundation.ABS is a global professional services company with 87 offices in 33 countries.. Our Global Government division, headquartered in Arlington, VA, deploys cutting-edge technical expertise for federal agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security, the United States Coast Guard, and the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office. At ABS Consulting, you can transform the way agencies quantify, analyze, and ultimately reduce risk.

Our Advanced Analytics team works directly with our clients to identify, isolate, and solve problems. Every day, our analysts work to inform decision makers how to best address their most complex challenges.

As a member of our team, your unique skill set will complement our innovative approach. If you are dedicated to quantitative analysis, predictive modeling, data visualization, and operations research, we’re just what you’re looking for.


Successful candidates will work on a dynamic team comprised of contract employees and highly engaged client representatives to meet fast-paced project requirements and provide end-user support. Analysts on the team will assist in the performing quantitative analyses including: comparative systems analysis, trade-off studies, quantitative risk analysis, cost-benefit analysis, and decision analysis.Support functions include:


  • Perform technical analyses using a blend of quantitative and qualitative methodologies to evaluate deployed sensor/detection system performance within the base-lined architecture, identify capability gaps and associated risk impacts, and develop recommendations for strategic investments to address vulnerabilities.

  • Review data produced by engineering-based models to evaluate measures of effectiveness and conduct trade off studies and cost-benefit analyses against a variety of alternatives to generate next-generation architecture and system-level requirements for application within the aviation, terrestrial, and maritime operational environments.

  • Assist in coordinating and facilitating inter-Agency working groups to validate analytical results and gain concurrence with recommendations.

  • Participate in key technical meetings, workshops, conferences, in-process/program reviews, site visits and field tests.

  • Conduct technical reviews and provide inputs on products submitted by external organizations.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Candidates shall have approximately 3-5 years of relevant professional experience in a highly analytical field of study such as: engineering, mathematics, or related field.

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years professional experience orMaster’s degree and 3 years professional experience.

  • Experience using operations research methodologies to define and formulate quantitative analyses and benefit, cost, and risk studies.

  • A comprehensive understanding of the Systems Engineering Life Cycle Framework and experience generating associated analytical and engineering artifacts.

  • Superior interpersonal and written/oral communications.

  • Ability to work in a dynamic team environment and perform assigned tasks with minimal guidance.

  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office Programs, especially Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

  • An active DoD SECRET security clearance and clearable to Top Secret

  • The ability to obtain DHS Suitability.

  • Familiarity with mathematical modeling techniques such as discrete event simulation, and agent-based modeling, and optimization programming.

  • Familiarity with quantitative analysis techniques including statistical analysis.

  • Familiarity with the design, evaluation, integration, and independent validation and verification of operational models.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Company:ABS Group


Job: Operations

Primary Location: United States of America-Virginia-Arlington

Work Locations: Arlington, VA CS 1525 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 625 1525 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 625 Arlington

Organization: SRC-US-Govt On Site DHS

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 1700241