Warfighting and Space Force Design Analyst (FDIO) - Clearance Required

Job Locations US-CO-Colorado Springs
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/3/2024 12:57 PM)
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LMI is seeking a Warfighting and Space Force Design Integration Analyst/Senior to support a client in the Colorado Springs, CO area. 


LMI is a consultancy dedicated to powering a future-ready, high-performing government, drawing from expertise in digital and analytic solutions, logistics, and management advisory services. We deliver integrated capabilities that incorporate emerging technologies and are tailored to customers’ unique mission needs, backed by objective research and data analysis. Founded in 1961 to help the Department of Defense resolve complex logistics management challenges, LMI continues to enable growth and transformation, enhance operational readiness and resiliency, and ensure mission success for federal civilian and defense agencies.


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Are you a passionate about Space? How would you like to use your data science skills to help guide US space strategy into the future? We are building a space market data science team to analyze simulations of space communications, navigation, and conflict for US Space Command and US Space Force. You will be a principal in the data science team and create robust analysis pipelines.  You’ll work with our high-tech customers to understand their technology, investment, performance, resilience, and policy questions and use this insight to craft high-performance analytical pipelines for use in workstation, server, and cloud (AWS) deployment environments. We’re on a development trajectory to be able to simulate tens of thousands of space platforms in tradespace analyses of hundreds of thousands of architecture options. Come join us as part of an agile, collaborative, and innovative team!


  • Support & integrate SWAC capability area force designs into an Integrated Force Design
  • Recommend, document, and maintain SWAC-derived requirements
  • Capture and recommend force design dependencies and opportunities (joint, intelligence community, industry, international and other government organizations)
  • Conduct analysis to support establishing investment priorities
  • Conduct analysis to support establishing science and technology needs
  • Contribute to drafting of future warfighting concepts
  • Create and communicate the Chief of Space Operations’ strategic-level Force Design Guidance
  • Assist in the set up and execution of Force Design forums
  • Monitor and articulate Defense Planning Scenarios
  • Identify joint force design drivers in the context of future warfighting concepts and scenarios
  • Support innovative ways to employ space capabilities in support of joint warfighting
  • Interface with Higher Headquarters Staffs (SAF, DAF) and Field Commands (SpOC, SSC, STARCOM)


  • TS/SCI and Special Access eligibility (required)
  • STEM Bachelor’s Degree (STEM Master’s Degree desired)
  • Strong technical background (required)
  • 10+ years space operations or space acquisition experience (required)
  • Ability to quickly create decision quality materials for senior leaders
  • Understanding complex technical issues and produce recommendations for a wide audience
  • Capable of applying critical thinking in complex and dynamic organizational environments
  • Strong communication skills (technical writing, developing presentations, etc.)
  • Experience with space design and/or architecture development (desired)
  • 4+ years Joint Operational Planning / Joint integration experience (desired)
  • 5+ years of Commercial Space Advanced Development (desired)
  • SAASS or Space Weapons School Graduate (desired)
  • Experience with DoD, IC and Commercial Satellite systems in SCI/SAP environment (desired)

Target salary range: $104,040 - $183,600. Final compensation will be determined by a variety of factors including but not limited to your skills, experience, education, and/or certifications.




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