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Nuclear Campaign Analyst

Group W
Arlington, VA
  • Expired: December 13, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Group W is hiring!

  • Are you naturally curious? Do you enjoy solving puzzles?
  • Are you an honest broker? Are you tenacious?
  • Do you have an interest in military history or wargaming?
  • Are you comfortable with computers? Do you have any experience with programming?
  • Do you like to grapple with complexity? Can you build an argument and then tell a story?
  • If you answered "yes" to a few of these questions, this job posting is for you!!

Position: Nuclear Campaign Analyst

Location: Alexandria, VA

Overview: The Nuclear Campaign Analyst will provide support to SAF/SA with the validation of nuclear modeling constructs. The successful individual will develop briefings, papers, and reports on theater-level conventional and nuclear integration warfighting impacts based on Modeling & Simulation Analyst and subject matter expertise.


  • US Citizenship with a DoD Top Secret Clearance and SCI eligibility
  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited university with an emphasis on Operations Research, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Engineering

Strongly Preferred:

  • Experience with performing campaign modeling and analysis using campaign simulations like Synthetic Theater Operations Research Model (STORM), Thunder, or Joint Integrated Contingency Model (JICM)Experience in Joint
  • Air Operations or Modeling & Simulation experience in Joint/Air Force Campaign Plans and Operations (
  • Attended or taught at the Air Force Weapon School
  • Expert in Air Force bomber operations and employment
  • Familiarity with DAF POM and PPBE process
  • Experience performing mission-level modeling and analysis using simulations like AFSIM, EADSIM, or SUPPRESSOR
  • Experience operating a Unix/Linux operating system
  • Experience with JMP, R, SQL, VBA, Python, C#, Perl, MATLAB, and/or C++
  • Prior military experience, particularly at the theater or component headquarters level
  • Familiarity with theater OPLANs and/or Defense Planning Scenarios

Note: "Group W maintains a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy as a term and condition of employment. Under the Policy, all employees must prove that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before their first day of work with the Company unless a medical or religious exemption is approved."


  • Perform modeling and simulation to support quantitative and qualitative analysis of conventional and nuclear theater operations to inform DoD decision makers
  • Work collaboratively with an integrated team of analysts using STORM (or other models) and other DoD analytic products to acquire and/or develop appropriate input data
  • Work independently and collaboratively on assessments supporting OPLAN, CONPLAN, capability trades, systems trades, force structure, and Service-specific studies
  • Provide analytic expertise in the creation, presentation, and publication of study reports and briefings
  • Consult and coordinate with team members on system design and functionality

About Group W:

Group W is a 100% employee-owned company that hires great people to provide analysis, modeling, simulation, wargaming, and research, for visionary clients in government, commercial, and non-governmental entities. Founded in 2004. Group W is comprised of the brightest critical thinkers that balance an unconventional culture in support of one of the most conservative, conventional client groups, to bring forward the best ideas and get to "the right answer" through creativity, truth, passion, intellect, and skill.

Group W is also home to one of the best software engineering teams developing modeling and simulation applications and analytic teams supporting the Department of Defense. Our applications employ a wide variety of technologies and disciplines including computer science, discrete event simulation, operations research, relational database, combinatorial optimization, graph theory, graphical user interface and data visualization. The software engineering process includes formal software configuration management, coding standards and peer reviews. Our analytic products support programmatic, budgetary, and operational planning decisions for the Services, Combatant Commands and their components, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense

Group W employee-owners enjoy:

  • A 100% employer-paid, 99th percentile-quality healthcare, dental and vision plan
  • Vesting in the Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Safe Harbor 401(k) contributions
  • 33 days of PTO with no blackout dates

Group W is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, status as a covered veteran, or other similarly protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Group W


Arlington, VA
22206 USA