Employment Type


Citizenship: Must be a US Citizen

Clearance Required: None to Start

Job Summary
This position will provide technology, operations, and strategy support to partners in Weapon System Sustainment (WSS), a Logistics Research and Development (R&D) program under the DLA R&D Program. WSS’s strategic focus is to support business process re-engineering and systems through applied research and development of emergent and disruptive technologies, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML), to improve DLA’s logistics services to the military Services as well as several civilian agencies and foreign countries. WSS executes R&D projects to support DLA headquarters business units (J3, J4, J6, and J7), Major Subordinate Commands (MSCs: DLA Land and Maritime; DLA Aviation; DLA Troop Support), and the Defense Logistics Information Service (DLIS).

Roles and Responsibilities

This position will support the WSS Program Manager and leadership, applying knowledge in data science and analytics to a problem set that includes typical characteristics of a logistics supply chain, from a perspective of how advanced computational techniques such as AI/ML can be used to address problems and in general improve supply chain preparedness and planning.

The candidate will:

  • Apply data science and business process knowledge to assess supply chain plans and metrics, including factors such as volume, lead time, sources, risk factors, consumption schedule, transportation timing, etc.
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of advanced computational capabilities, specifically such as statistical / machine learning modeling processes and algorithms, and be able to assess algorithm/program capability, accuracy, and inherent risk
  • Effectively communicate assessments, plans, and strategies to high levels of customer management on both qualitative and quantitative basis
  • Translate business requirements and results between AI/ML researchers and business stakeholders. Support development of charters and work statements to ensure the R&D projects will address the business concern.
  • Evaluate recommended technical solutions for artificial intelligence / machine learning (AI/ML) R&D projects.
  • Interface with J61, J62 and J6T on technical details of IT infrastructures as it pertains to AI/ML.

Additional projects and roles utilizing the candidate’s skill set may be added depending on work load balance and time availability. Additional projects/tasks may be generated by the candidate and their areas of interest, or may be developed in conjunction with corporate, team, or customer leaders.

Education, Experience and Skills

  • Must possess a bachelor or advanced degree in the following fields: engineering, operations research, mathematics, or a degree in business, business administration, science or finance.
  • Preferred, some combination of the following:

    • Five (5) years of experience working with artificial intelligence / machine learning algorithms in a commercial or government setting
    • Manufacturing, supply chain, and/or logistics
    • Support of government or DoD programs/operations
    • Work or development of strategic plans/roadmaps
    • Be familiar with scientific method and design of experiments
    • Have a working knowledge of frameworks and languages (R, Python, SAS, Tensorflow, etc.); and have knowledge of IT infrastructure as it pertains to artificial intelligence / machine learning (SAP, Hadoop, Azure/AWS, etc.).

Physical Requirements / Travel

  • Normal office/computer-based work environment.
  • This position may work at a corporate office (Dayton, OH) or be full time remote from the candidate's location. If the later, the candidate is responsible for providing a suitable working space, conducive to professional appearance during video teleconferences, and associated utilities (a computer will be provided by the company). Remote work must be done during normal business hours.

Azimuth Overview
Azimuth is an award-winning Woman Owned Small Business specializing in providing research and development and professional services support to the federal government. Azimuth's agility, customer driven approach and our commitment to our employees allows us to meet and exceed our client goals. Excellence, Integrity, Accountability, Community and Humility are the core values of Azimuth as we continue to strive as a recognized leader in the management consulting community that both federal agencies and industry partners value doing business with. We are an organization that offers both our employees and clients an exceptional experience; our culture will be contagious, while always maintaining a genuine reputation.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Azimuth Corporation does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Posted date: 19 days ago

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