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MCR is a fast-growing global company headquartered in McLean, VA
that supports defense and civilian agencies, NATO, and European
ministries that face some of the most complex mission challenges in
the world. If you are the best at what you do, we are looking for
you. At MCR, you will contribute to programs and projects that
matter-to your career, to your fellow citizens, and to your nation.
You will use the latest technologies, techniques, and tools. You
will be trusted to work independently and make decisions. You'll be
rewarded with top-tier compensation and benefits.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
NATO established Headquarters Allied Commander Transformation
(HQ ACT) in Norfolk, VA, in 2003 to lead transformation efforts and
improve military capabilities to meet 21st century security and
defense requirements. This work encompasses the need to enhance the
Alliance's ability to apply a comprehensive approach to the conduct
of future operations and engagement with partners, NATO's
interaction with non-NATO entities that include states, non-state
actors and international and non-governmental organizations.
Pursuant to the decision by the North Atlantic Council ACT
established a Strategic Alternatives (SALT) Branch to provide the
Commander with alternative ideas derived through the extensive use
of data science and analytics that exist outside NATO's
conventional processes in the service of Warfare Development.
The scope of this work is to aid in the development of a data
science capability to drive improvements to the quality of NATO's
situational awareness, risk assessment, strategy, and decision
making over the mid- to long-term horizon to improve organizational
performance throughout the Alliance. PREVIOUS NATO EXPERIENCE IS
Job responsibilities include:
- Develop the enabling functions and strategies within the SALT
Branch to support Data Science activities within ACT;
- Provision of technical expertise regarding the application of
data science and analytics to strategic alternatives;
- Leverage various statistical techniques to identify patterns
within large data sets to make predictions and enterprise-oriented
- Utilize predictive modeling to increase and optimize the
effects of Warfare Development;
- Provide alternative advice to the Supreme Allied Commander
Transformation (SACT) in the form of reports and briefings;
- Serve as the clearinghouse for all Strategic Plans and Policy
Division-related Data Science efforts;
- Work alongside key stakeholders across the NATO Enterprise to
develop and execute data science strategies over the long-term
including both strategies for data science, (e.g., how to scale the
use of data science in support of every level of decision-making)
and strategies informed by data science, (e.g., the use of data
science to support the development and translation of policy
between NATO HQ and the NATO Command Structure).
- Active U.S. Secret security clearance
- Advanced degree in data science or related field
- Experience on a major joint or international military staff
that includes warfare development at the strategic level
- Familiarity with data science best practices to include some or
all of the following: Programming, IT Infrastructure, Subject
Matter Expertise, Visualization, Applied Mathematics
- Experience working with data science teams, preferably at the
- Published work in the field of data science within the last
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
MCR, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race,
color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran
status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.