Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Affirmative Action No.:: 20P218
Department:: Wright State Research Institute
Minimum Annual or Hourly Rate: $60,000
As part of Wright State University (WSU), Wright State Research Institute (WSRI) is committed to WSU's mission to transform the lives of students and the communities we serve and to support that mission by working with faculty, staff, students and external partners to enhance the research enterprise at WSU. The Wright State Applied Research Corporation (WSARC) is non-profit 501.c.3 that delivers high impact solutions for government, industry, and human performance sponsors through research, education, and training. In addition WSARC provides contracting, security, and research administration services for the state of Ohio.
The Junior Research Analyst supports this mission through Wide Area Motion Imagery (WAMI) analysis, reporting, research and outreach for AFRL and other Department of Defense (DoD) affiliates. Execute projects with the government sponsors to enhance and enable the future needs of DoD customers. Write concepts and procedures for automated tools and participate in joint ventures with government customers. Participate with customers on drafting requirements and proposals for future systems for system analytical efforts.
In this position the WSRI Junior Research Analyst must promote transparency at all times, always act ethically, promote and ensure compliance, collaborate across WSU, cultivate our people as our greatest asset, and create an environment that supports innovation and inclusive behaviors.
Bachelor of Science degree in Geosciences, CIS, IT or related technical field with a minimum of 2 years' experience working with DoD and IC research or analytical programs. Or 6 years' experience working with DoD and IC research or analytical programs.
Experience in Intelligence Analysis and Reporting for Wide Area Motion Imagery.
Subject Matter Expert in WAMI and Gorgon Stare
Skilled at the writing and development of training programs and technical papers.
TS/SCI security clearance.
Minimum 5 years interacting with AFRL, NASIC, ONI, MCIA, AF and other DoD programs.
Experience with geospatial data analysis supporting multiple IC partners.
Experienced with software & intelligence tools used for intelligence analysis including: ArcGIS, GETS, SOCETGXP, and other IC related toolsets.
Geospatial Intelligence Analysis Certification
Essential Functions and percent of time::
30% Junior Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Subject Matter Expert (SME) responsible for developing the Wide Area Motion Imagery (WAMI) concept use cases and tactics for and with users of the Intelligence Community (IC).
30% Establish collaboration of agencies, laboratories and personnel in the assessment of ISR research. Outreach coordinator for the government customers with members of the IC.
This is a grant funded position with continuation dependent on funding. Special contract terms and conditions of employment apply.
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