Behavioral Scientist

Location: MacDill AFB, FLORIDA
Date Posted: 08-10-2017
Job Title:                    Behavioral Scientist
Job Location:             Mac Dill AFB, FL
Salary:                        Competitive, Depends on Qualifications   
Clearance:                  Must have active Top Secret / SCI security clearance   
Travel:                         Up to 25%
 
*****THIS POSITION IS CONTINGENT UPON AWARDING OF A GOVERNMENT CONTRACT*****
 
Purpose:
The purpose of this task is to provide subject matter experts (SMEs) to augment manpower for IO activities across all J39 organizational functions.   The project personnel shall assist the Government in developing global situational awareness of the information environment, Concepts of Operations, Concepts of Assessments, and IO Target Packages.


Responsibilities:
  • Develop new concepts, methods, and techniques to solve operational assessment problems
  • Analyze theories and research findings to determine applications to IO assessments
  • Develop assessment plans and programs to evaluate the formation, performance, and effectiveness of influence activities
  • Engage in continuous research of applicable behavioral science theories to improve performance and suitability of products and production processes, including developing and/or modifying current plans
  • Monitor and analyze the information environment in designated countries to inform planning and detect measures of effectiveness
  • Perform complex analytical tasks for the assessment of inform and influence programs
  • Define and refine IO concepts of assessment, performance metrics and programmatic documents
  • Conduct research and develop information for understanding and synchronizing regional assessments and issues into overarching global IO assessment plans and policies
  • Develop concepts of assessment for IO Annexes for Campaign Plans, Operation Orders, and Contingency Plans
  • Assist in the development of concept of operations (CONOPs)
  • Prepare reports presentations and plans required for periodic updates
  • Conduct briefings
                                            
Education and Certifications:
  • Doctorate of Philosophy from an accredited university in Psychology, Behavioral Science, or related field
Knowledge and Experience:
  • 10 years hands-on behavioral science experience in qualitative and quantitative analyses of complex psychological, military, marketing, communications or similar problems
  • 5 years of experience professionally applying behavioral science to practical problems
  • 5 years of experience with technical writing
  • 5 years of experience using communication skills, both written and oral, to include preparation of written products for senior leader use (general officer/flag officer/senior executive service level or HQ equivalent)
  • 5 years of experience using Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) statistical analysis software
  • 5 years of experience conducting comparative analyses on data (e.g. correlation, scatterplot, analysis of variance (ANOVA), regression, response frequency, distribution of responses, outlier testing regression, and salience index)
  • 5 years of experience conducting multivariate analysis and predictive modeling for population segmentation, data cleaning and missing data identification, scale analyses (e.g. perform factor analyses, quantify latent constructs and  determine the reliability, validity and relationships of items/indices) analysis of polling and survey data with large databases containing complex data to identify and assess targets
  • Current Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

About the company:
 
As a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) we are a provider of Information Technology (IT) professional services, software solutions and professional development training. Our core competencies evolved from leveraging IT enablers for knowledge management with an emphasis on Web Based Knowledge Portals and Portal Services, Server/System Services, SharePoint Development and System Administration and SQL Server Services. Our capabilities have expanded to include software development, technical training support and field support services.
 
Our Mission
 
People, Technology, and Processes will be the leading, most trusted, knowledge management and information technology company delivering best value business solutions through cutting edge products and services to improve organizations and increase revenue.
 
Our Vision
“We make the world better by moving information to create knowledge where it is needed”
 
Guiding Principles
•         Satisfy the customer - "Exceed expectations"
•         Set the Example - "Be out front"
•         Be Responsive - "Timing is everything"
•         Persevere - "Find a way"
 
Core Competencies
•         Knowledge Management
•         .NET Web Applications
•         SharePoint Development
•         Content Management
•         Server/System Support
•         New Equipment Training
•         Web-Based Portal Services
 
Benefits
PTP offers a comprehensive benefits program:
•         Medical insurance
•         Dental insurance
•         Vision insurance
•         Supplemental benefits (Short Term Disability, Cancer & Accident).
•         Employer-sponsored Basic Life & AD&D Insurance
•         Employer-sponsored Long Term Disability
•         401(k)
 
Holidays and Annual Leave
•         10 Paid Holidays
•         120 hours PTO accrual


 
 
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