Principal Military Analyst (Mission Assurance 4) 19411

Date: Jul 11, 2024

Location: Honolulu, HI, Hawaii, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 19411 

Required Travel: 11 - 25%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Security Clearance: TS/SCI  

Level of Experience: Senior 


Meet HII’s Mission Technologies Division
Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense – the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that’s right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you.


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Who We Are:


HII-Mission Technologies is seeking a Principal Military Analyst to support United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) operations in Honolulu, HI. Specifically, the candidate will support the Operational Research Team in executing quantitative and qualitative operational research to identify potential improvements to U.S. plans and policies. The candidate will support the team in developing realistic operational scenarios, supporting high-fidelity, campaign-level modeling and simulation (M&S), leading seminars with subject matter experts and military planners, utilizing various analytical methods to produce in-depth findings, and presenting these findings to high-level stakeholders.

What You Will Do:

The candidate will support the Operational Research Team in performing a wide range of tasks, including:

  • Engage with the Indo-Pacific planning community to determine research focus
  • Design research using the Scientific Method
  • Develop realistic operational scenarios on which to base research
  • Support and utilize quantitative research by M&S subject matter experts
  • Conduct qualitative research using the Socratic Method with a variety of subject matter experts
  • Conduct analyses to identify potential improvements in U.S. plans and policies
  • Present findings to a variety of planners and senior leaders
  • Mine data for utilization by M&S subject matter experts




What We're Looking For:

  • 9 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 7 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; 4 years relevant experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 13 years relevant experience.
  • Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen per the classified nature of the job
  • A Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility is required at employment. A candidate with an active TS/SCI is highly desirable
  • The candidate must reside in or be willing to re-locate to Oahu, HI
  • The candidate must be able to travel roughly 25%
  • The candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills; outstanding interpersonal skills; excellent time management skills




Preferred Requirements


  • 20+ years relevant experience with B.S. degree or higher in Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Applied Math, or other relevant field (MS or PhD preferred) with extensive experience; 18+ years relevant experience with Masters in related field; 15+ years relevant experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 24 years relevant experience
  • Graduation from Service Advanced Studies Group School (e.g., SAMS, SAW, MAWS, SAASS, JAWS)

  • Extensive experience in military joint operational planning and the operational arts at the campaign and/or theater-strategic level
  • Extensive experience in military operations and/or operational planning in the USINDOPACOM Theater
  • Operations research experience
  • Familiarity with research methodologies such as the Scientific Method and Socratic Method
  • Experience utilizing Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis (MS&A) system outputs
  • Wargaming experience at the campaign/theater-strategic level
  • Familiarity with Behavioral Science-related fields (e.g., Decision Theory, Behavioral Economics, etc.)

HII is more than a job - it’s an opportunity to build a new future. We offer competitive benefits such as best-in-class medical, dental and vision plan choices; wellness resources; employee assistance programs; Savings Plan Options (401(k)); financial planning tools, life insurance; employee discounts; paid holidays and paid time off; tuition reimbursement; as well as early childhood and post-secondary education scholarships.


We build the world’s most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.


Recognized as one of America’s top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people’s safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you’ll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.


Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.
Today’s challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It’s why we’re focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


Do You Need Assistance? 
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Additionally, you may also call 1-844-849-8463 for assistance. Press #3 for HII Mission Technologies.