Senior Economist with Security Clearance

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MITRE Corporation
Bedford, Massachusetts
May 09, 2024
May 23, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
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Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges-and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day-working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE-and make a difference with us. Department Summary: The MITRE Corporation's Cost & Business Analytics Department is seeking an economist to support multiple projects solving our customers' most critical economic challenges. This department serves as a vanguard for MITRE to meet the future needs of our customers requiring technical excellence while encouraging creativity and fostering interests in the intersection of emerging technologies, cost, business, and economic impacts across its diverse membership. The department is looking to strengthen its focus on economic impacts across our national economy and adding leaders who can help address national-level problems by conducting research, evaluating the impact of emerging tech solutions, and assessing the regulatory and policy environment to remove barriers to adoption and transition. The position will join a technically diverse and collegial team to work with other economists, energy and environmental engineers, public health scientists, systems engineers, remote sensing analysts and computer scientists to name a few. Necessary skills for this position include risk modeling, econometric analysis, handling and manipulating large data sets, and communicating complex qualitative and quantitative economic concepts effectively. Expect a multi-disciplinary team environment with self-motivated, highly trained professionals. This is a project-oriented position that may require project management, collaboration, communicating to technical and non-technical audiences, and direct sponsor engagement. Key Attributes: An applied economics background with a history of specific application of economic theory used to influence real world decision making in a business context. This is not a research position.
A proven track record of developing strategic partnerships and actionable strategies with demonstrable outcomes to promote evidence-based decision-making The Cost and Business Analytics Department is within MITRE's Center for Acquisition and Management Sciences (CAMS) Innovation Center that solves our FFRDC's and Sponsor's problems by leveraging our capabilities within: Cost Estimation, Schedule, and Risk Analysis
Investment Economics & Decision Analysis
Strategic Business & Financial Analytics Job Description: Key functions include developing models and performing qualitative and quantitative analyses to understand the economic impact of investments, risk mitigation strategies, options and other government actions
Engaging with customers to advise and recommend economic metrics, tools, and policies that result in sustainable solutions
Developing strategic external partnerships to further the scope and depth of applied research and research outcomes
Economic modeling of integration and/or deployment challenges associated with technology or financing innovations through analytical, experimental, or model-based assessment
Collecting and analyzing financial, political, and socioeconomic data.
Conducting surveys and utilizing various sampling techniques.
Researching various fields including politics, healthcare, education, energy, etc.
Making use of historical data.
Analyzing market trends. Basic Qualifications: 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD with relevant experience who can immediately contribute at this job step; or equivalent combination of related education and work experience.
Bachelor of Science degree or Masters/PhD in the fields listed below,
Economics Engineering Mathematics Econometrics Statistics Operations Research Data Analytics Quantitative Sciences Technical expertise/experience in one or more economic sub-specialties (Financial, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Behavioral Economics, etc)
Strong technical writing and oral presentation skills
The ability to design and conduct research of risk assessment and mitigation strategies in a collaborative, transdisciplinary environment
The ability to think critically and be proactive in pursuing research and problem-solving with minimal supervision
Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret level security clearance
This position requires a minimum of 4 days a week on-site Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree in Economics or related discipline
Extensive experience and expertise in the application of economic research in a business setting
Strong credentials, recognition, and partnerships in the design and evaluation of policies and strategies to economic solutions at scale This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s): None This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s): Secret Work Location Type:
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