Lead Operations Analyst

East Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

Pratt & Whitney is working to, once again, transform the future of flight—designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we’re seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious.

Come ready to explore and you’ll find a place where your talent takes flight—beyond the borders of title, a country or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we’ll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that’s evolving fast to the future.

Where the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up.

Are you ready to go beyond?

Pratt & Whitney Military Engines is looking for an Operations Analyst to drive idea generation and collaborate with our military customers on product offerings. The ideal candidate is a thought leader with excellent communication skills and a deep understanding of aircraft and/or high-performance engine operational requirements. This role will translate military aircrew needs and develop engine performance solutions that analyze the risks and opportunities for Pratt & Whitney and the customer.

The candidate will be a part of an innovative new team developing capabilities for Pratt & Whitney Military Engines.  The selected candidate must be able to work across various levels in the organization and partner with technical subject matter experts, aircrew, and leadership.  

Position Responsibilities:

Perform analyses of operational and future engine mission effectiveness, threat assessments, and propulsion performance trends
Lead development of P&W analysis capabilities to include progressive technologies such as alternative fuels, hybrid-electric, blended wing transports, PTMS integration, and other areas of conceptual aircraft design.
Drive growth in aircraft assessment capability to be on par with airframers – so P&W is an equal collaborative partner in developing an integrated aircraft/engine system
Collaborate with design team to translate business needs for model simulation output
Develop white papers, performing trade studies, and providing analysis to support decision makers on assessing future propulsion performance.
Work with leadership to generate and lead development plans, including cost estimates and scheduling
Brief senior Pratt & Whitney leadership and the customer on future [insert applicable program] concepts

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Qualifications):

8+ years relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science related field, or 5+ years relevant experience and an advanced degree.
Experience with systems engineering, integration and test or operational experience with mission systems on tactical platforms
Active Secret or higher security clearance
US Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

Test or operational experience with mission systems on tactical platforms
Experience with AFSIM or BRAWLER tools
Military aircrew experience


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Lead Operations Analyst